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Paper partners with Rex for cancer initiative

WAKE FOREST — Rex Healthcare and The Wake Weekly Family of Community Newspapers share a love of the area, the residents and their well-being. To prove it, just like the paper does each week, Rex Healthcare is coming to you. The Wake Weekly has teamed with the Rex Mobile...
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Party busted — Teens scatter on police arrival

Photo and story by David Leone WAKE FOREST — It was a graduation party that just got out of hand, said town police spokesman Bill Crabtree of an event which sent teens scurrying in all directions early Wednesday morning. Crabtree said the party started at a home on Haltwhistle...
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Bridge reopens

by David Leone RALEIGH — With the completion of the Falls of Neuse Road bridge rebuild last week, drivers may once again cross the Neuse River by the Falls Dam. The N.C. Department of Transportation project to replace the former, functionally and structurally obsolete 73-year-old...

Chavis Street has sewer system overflow

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Franklin County Public Utilities experienced a bypass of untreated wastewater from a pump station located on Chavis Street in Franklinton Friday, June 7. The spill occurred after the area received at least 3.5 inches of rain during the afternoon...

It’s bear season

by David Leone WAKEFIELD — A black bear was sighted ambling down a driveway in a residential area  on Kelway Drive Sunday. Though the sighting is rare for the Raleigh suburb, it’s actually bear season, according to a press release by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. That...