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Race for Wake Forest town board heats up

Drake bows out By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Late last week, two people filed to run for Wake Forest’s two town board seats, including incumbent Margaret Stinnett and challenger Shinica Thomas. And another resident is promising to run. But sitting Commissioner Frank Drake is...

Two spots open on Franklinton town board

by Jonathan McNamara and Carrie C. Causey  FRANKLINTON — Residents are needed to fill vacant spots in two of the town’s advisory boards. During Tuesday night’s Franklinton commissioners meeting, town staff asked for volunteers to hold positions for the Franklinton planning board...

Knightdale chamber taps Yount

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Beginning next month, Mary Yount will take over as executive director of the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce. Yount is currently the vice president of operations at the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held for three years. For...

Help catch credit card fraudster

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera images. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with attempted unauthorized credit card transactions that occurred June 16 at...

Beware of calls offering medic alert

RALEIGH — More than 100 consumers have complained about calls pitching a medical alert system. These robocalls (pre-recorded, automatically dialed calls) use what is called an avatar recording, meaning the recording can understand some of what a person says and can respond with a...