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Motorcyclist killed

WAKE FOREST — A Franklinton man lost his life the evening of Aug. 7 after having to ditch his motorcycle when another vehicle reportedly cut him off. Johnny Macon Pleasants, 57, and a passenger, Sharon Ray McCloud of Wake Forest, were headed north on Capital Boulevard near the...
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Unsung hero receives Congressional medal

Youngsville resident part of newly lauded Civil Air Patrol. By Carol Taber YOUNGSVILLE — Have you ever wondered why the east coast of the United States was not ravaged during World War II? The answer, in part, is because of the under-recognized work of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP)...
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Purple Heart veterans honored

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — For their annual dinner every year, the Purple Heart Foundation brings in a guest speaker with an impeccable record, worthy of praise. But ask any attendee, from the speaker themselves down to the Boy Scouts serving sweet tea, the heroes of the day...
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Heritage grocery coming?

New development slated for Rogers-Forestville crossing. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A second grocery is slated for Rogers Road. A plan for the Shoppes at Heritage is currently under review at the Wake Forest Planning Department. The name of the store isn’t listed on the plans,...
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Rollover wreck

The Wake Forest Fire and Police departments responded along with EMS to a driver who had flipped his vehicle off the road Tuesday night. Upon investigation officers said the driver had momentarily lost control and clipped a tree coming over the hill on Main Street right before...