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Drug ring smoked out

Mother, son, seven other teens arrested on charges of selling, distributing illegal drugs. by Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — A local teen’s car accident was the first of many dominoes to fall in a Franklin County drug investigation. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrested...
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Youngsville rec faces possible fee increase

by Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — The baseball program at Luddy Park is a success for the town, but who will foot the bill was the $40,000 question at the Aug. 8 Town Board meeting. The budget adopted for next  year provides for an annual payment of $20,000 from the Luddy Park...

Rolesville board does job with smile

by Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — The mayor of Rolesville, Frank Eagles, frequently talks about how the smallest municipality in Wake County is also the friendliest. In the Aug. 5 town board meeting, commissioners put to proof those words. The potentially contentious item the board...
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Have you seen this person? Wake Forest Police ask for help

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for help identifying the subject shown in the above surveillance camera images. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an Aug. 4 breaking and entering of a motor vehicle in the parking lot of the Wake...

Backpack safety can prevent serious injuries

WAKE FOREST — It’s back-to-school time for traditional-calendar schools, and that means it is a good time to evaluate one of the more common sources of school-related injured — backpacks. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates there are more than 7,300...