New advisory boards accepting applications

WAKE FOREST — Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 for appointments to the following new town of Wake Forest boards and commissions: •Cultural Resources •Technology Selected applicants will volunteer for three-year terms, except where unexpired terms are being filled. To...

Neal joins county team

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Carrie Neal has been selected to join Franklin County’s management team starting in December. Neal will assume the role of assistant manager of financial services, a position previously known as director of general administration. She will serve as the county’s...

Walk along the Shore Nov. 1

WAKE FOREST — Shore Grief Center’s Walk Along the Shore is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 1. Registration starts at noon at Patterson Hall, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary campus, 120 Wingate St. Registration is $30 for adults, $20 for teens and free for ages 12 and under....

Odom named mayor pro tem

RALEIGH — The Raleigh City Council has unanimously approved District B council member John Odom to serve as mayor pro tem. In the absence of the mayor, the mayor pro tem fulfills the mayor’s responsibilities. Odom served in that capacity with the installation of the 35th Raleigh...

AT&T to repay consumers for cramming

RALEIGH — Consumers in North Carolina and other states will get $80 million back from AT&T Mobility for unauthorized charges on their cell phone bills, according to Attorney General Roy Cooper. Cooper, the attorneys general for 49 other states and the District of Columbia,...