Sketch of sexual assault suspect released

WAKE FOREST — Police have released a composite sketch of the sexual assault suspect in an attempt to identify the man responsible for the May 26 attack of a young teen along a popular nature trail. Mid-afternoon Monday, Wake Forest police responded to a call of an alleged sexual...

Tata: Freeway a priority

Transportation chief remarks on U.S. 1’s future during annual State of Chamber. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town commissioners often joke they’ll “be dead and buried” by the time major N.C. Department of Transportation projects roll around. Not if Tony Tata has anything to say...

Rolesville tax rate to remain the same

Files: 2014-15 Budget letter, 2014-15 Budget part 1, 2014-15 Budget part 2, 2014-15 Budget Presentation By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — The proposed town budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year has in common a theme from prior years: growing pains. But the town is managing to do what a...

Five days, five Habitat houses built

Alexia Garcia, front left, cheers alongside AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity volunteers after receiving the key to her new Wake Forest home. Five Spring Street Habitat houses were constructed as part of a Build-A-Thon in Wake Forest and will be sold to qualified homeowners at...

AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon puts families into new homes.

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Friday at 5:30 p.m. found future homeowner Aleesha McCarthy and her children, Noah, 4 and Corrin, 1, beaming in front of her just-built house. She moves in within two weeks. “I love it. I’m really overwhelmed with God’s love and blessings,” the...