Franklin County soil and water meeting canceled

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District Board meeting for tonight (Thursday), July 18 has been canceled. The next scheduled board meeting will be held  Thursday, Aug. 22 at 9 a.m. in the District Conference room, 101-B South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg.

Gas prices rise

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have risen 7.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.49 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has increased 11.7 cents...
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Race for Wake Forest town board heats up

Drake bows out By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Late last week, two people filed to run for Wake Forest’s two town board seats, including incumbent Margaret Stinnett and challenger Shinica Thomas. And another resident is promising to run. But sitting Commissioner Frank Drake is...

Two spots open on Franklinton town board

by Jonathan McNamara and Carrie C. Causey  FRANKLINTON — Residents are needed to fill vacant spots in two of the town’s advisory boards. During Tuesday night’s Franklinton commissioners meeting, town staff asked for volunteers to hold positions for the Franklinton planning board...

Knightdale chamber taps Yount

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Beginning next month, Mary Yount will take over as executive director of the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce. Yount is currently the vice president of operations at the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held for three years. For...