Thousands charged for not buckling up

by Carrie C. Causey RALEIGH — More than 100 drivers and passengers going through Franklin County were cited for seat belt violations during the recent North Carolina Department of Transportation Governor’s Highway Safety Program Click it or Ticket. Statewide, almost 11,000...
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Grad partiers caught — On Patrol, week of June 20, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — At least 11 teens were cited and released in conjuction with a graduation party in the Olde Mill Stream subdivision early June 12. Last week, The Wake Forest Weekly reported five people had been charged, with additional names not being released....
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Heritage ladies turn out in pink

WAKEFIELD — The Rex Hospital Open Pink on the Links Pro-Am took place Monday. The event, which pairs four women amateurs with a professions, supports breast cancer programs at Rex Healthcare through the Rex Healthcare Foundation. Members of the Heritage Ladies Club participated...

Business Briefs — week of June 20, 2013

Rolesville Chamber of Commerce news •Save the date: Rolesville Chamber of Commerce Community Business Expo will  be in the new Rolesville High, 1099 East Young St., July 23. A ribbon cutting for the school will take place at 3 p.m., followed by the Expo at 4. To participate,...

Workplace worries — The N.C. Department of Labor answers common employment questions

Question — I am wondering if it is OK for an 18-year-old high school student to be required to work until midnight while that student has school the next day. Answer — Yes. The youth employment provisions of the Wage and Hour Act do not apply to students who are 18 years old or...