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N.C. Rep Chris Malone: Give Legislature a chance

First town hall meeting raises emotions by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The N.C. General Assembly has been hard at work with tax reform, alternative education proposals and fixing other problems left by previous legislatures, state district 35 Rep. Chris Malone said Monday. Malone,...

Youngsville utilities to get an upgrade

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Franklin County Public Utilities will use money it has saved over the past few years to foot a more than $175,000 bill for proposed renovations to the Youngsville utility system. Since the county officially bought out the water service from...
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Suspended sentence in hunting death

Franklinton man pleads to the manslaughter of his nephew by David Leone RALEIGH — A Franklinton resident pleaded guilty in Wake County Superior Court Friday to manslaughter in the unintentional shooting death of his nephew. Information published online by the N.C. Department of...
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Wake Forest has pride planted

America in Bloom to judge town for national awards by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — From the daffodils planted by the Wake Forest Garden Club to the landscaped Heritage neighborhood and the town’s Arbor Day celebrations, judges will be considering it all. Monday and Tuesday, two...

Prepare for hurricane season

RALEIGH — The Atlantic hurricane season began June 1, and Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin reminds all North Carolinians to prepare for severe weather by visiting NCHurriClaims.com. The website includes tips for before and after a storm, descriptions of insurance coverages,...