Police and Sheriff reports — week of June 13, 2013

Franklinton police Arrests •Jesus Zuniga-Gracida, 22, 45 Rustic Ridge Road, was arrested by Officer A.J. Bishop on Pearce Street for misdemeanor driving while impaired, having an open container of alcohol, speeding and driving with no license. June 9, 1:10 a.m. •David Charles...

Flash Flood Watch until midnight June 10

  The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Flash Flood Watch until midnight tonight (June 10). The Flash Flood Watch continues for * a portion of central North Carolina...including the following areas...Alamance...Anson...Chatham...Cumberland...Davidson......

Commissioners get back to Roots

Program spending, bond issue discussed by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Tempers flared during a spending discussion Tuesday at a Wake Forest town board work session. It wasn’t about $25 million in possible bond issue spending, rather $34,000 in small projects sparked the debate....
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Protest alters ordinance vote

Unified development ordinance goes to commissioners, minus a few pieces by David Leone WAKE FOREST — They wanted to have a voice in the process. They showed up en masse Tuesday and got the changes they wanted. About 130 people attended Tuesday night’s Wake Forest Planning Board...
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Town buys dance venue for $1.2 million

Mayor sees future performing arts and convention center by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The town is now the owner of a beach music nightclub. The $1.2 million purchase of the Tuxedo Junction dance venue and the adjacent Rejoice Community School came after a closed session of town...