Police and Sheriff Reports — week of July 18, 2013

Franklinton Police Reports Arrests •Michael Parker, 44, 35 Stonehouse Court, was arrested by Sgt. K.J. Hornaday on Winston Street for driving while impaired and hit and run. He was released on a written promise to appear in court. July 13, 10:50 p.m. Rolesville police reports...

Help prevent vehicle break-ins

WAKE FOREST — In recent days, vandals have struck several cars in Wake Forest. As a result, the police department is again urging area residents to lock unoccupied vehicles at all times, remove valuable items and any extra set of keys from the vehicle and double check to make...
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Candidates file for election

WAKE FOREST — Election filings for municipal races started Friday and already newcomers and incumbents alike have trickled into election offices in Wake and Franklin counties to throw their hats in the ring. Filing began July 5 and runs through July 19. Opening day started the...
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Statewide football tourney to be held in Wake Forest

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Basketball has reigned supreme in the state of North Carolina for as long as anyone can remember. But if a local football coach has his way, the game of hoops won’t keep its throne forever. Bob Winstead, his good friend Guy Trawick and a host of...
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Drownings averted

Wake Forest teen, local lifeguard use lifesaving techniques to save woman, toddler in separate incidents By David Leone EMERALD ISLE — In a month’s time, two locals have saved the lives of a toddler and another woman in the resort town on the Carolina coast. The town of Emerald...