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Youngsville residents strongly support parks programs

Large turnout fills meeting room By Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — The small stone Community House on Main Street was standing-room-only for the first half of the monthly town board meeting Sept. 12. Residents came in support of the town’s parks and recreation program, after a...
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Town closes Richland Creek greenway

WAKE FOREST — The  town of Wake Forest has closed Richland Creek Greenway until further notice due to potential safety risks associated with increased stream bank erosion and greenway undermining. The greenway will remain closed until town staff determines the best means of...
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Mayor sheds light on a new town initiative

A new street light program hopes to save money and bring uniformity to the town. By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Tuesday’s Franklinton town board meeting began with Mayor Elic Senter working to “put myths to rest” and clear up misconceptions that have evolved since last...
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Deputies find drugs in false-bottom can

By Jonathan McNamara ZEBULON — A Franklin County man was arrested on multiple drug charges after being involved in a traffic stop. According to sheriff’s reports, Alexander William Carrol, 28, 100 South Ridge Drive, Bunn was spotted by Detective K. Gunter sitting on the driver’s...

Police department is on lookout for sponsors, golfers

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is looking for amateur golfers to participate in the 18th annual Tournament for the Kids Monday, Oct. 7. The event begins with a shotgun start at noon at Brevofield Golf Links, 13601 Camp Kanata Road, Wake Forest. The field is...