K-9 officer crashes in icy weather

FRANKLINTON — Off-duty Franklin County Sheriff K-9 officer Antoine Eaton was involved in a single-car wreck late Monday night. Other on-duty officers had reported to dispatch that ice was forming on the U.S. 1 bridge over N.C. 56 in Franklinton. Not 15 minutes later, and barely...
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Manslaughter plea in Royall Mill stabbing

RALEIGH — A Wake Forest woman pleaded guilty in Raleigh Tuesday to the 2013 stabbing death of her boyfriend at Royall Mill Apartments. Krystal Terin Delgado, 28, pleaded to one count of involuntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 16 to 29 months in prison — the maximum possible...
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Commissioners mull bypass, access

By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — The Department of Transportation’s decision to seemingly change the configuration of the intersection of East Young Street and the N.C. 401 Bypass met with consternation and alarm from Rolesville commissioners Tuesday. According to an e-mail from...
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Rolesville tackles senior housing

Commissioners consider relaxing usual multifamily housing requirements for senior projects. By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — An issue not on the agenda directly, nor officially before commissioners, made the biggest waves at the Rolesville town board meeting Tuesday evening, drawing...
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Wreath laid at First Flag ceremony

LOUISBURG — In observance of the 153rd anniversary of the flying of the first Confederate flag in North Carolina, the 24th annual wreath-laying ceremony took place in front of the Franklin County Courthouse Sunday. The service was hosted by the First Flag Chapter 852 of the...