Alleged victim: Rape case mishandled

Police investigation continues. Editor’s note — The names of the alleged victim and her family have been changed to protect their identities. For more information about the change and this story, see editorial. by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — An alleged victim of a December...

Wake Forest in Top 10

Town receives high marks in education, cost of living and economic growth in ranking. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — “We’re No. 9!” Though you won’t hear anyone shouting it from the rooftops, a recent ranking of state towns has put Wake Forest in the top 10 best places for young...
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Progressing with Duke

After this paper goes to print, I will be driving home, but not to the one I’ve been living in the past few years in Raleigh. This time, accompanied by my adventurous cat Houston, I will be headed toward Charlotte to join my husband where he has a new role with Duke Energy...

Police seek donations, Tasers

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — Police were given the OK to ask business owners to help fund new tools for safety that is considered an immediate need. At the end of the Youngsville town board’s meeting June 11, Police Chief Daren Kirts and First Sgt. R. Adkins presented to the...
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Kinsman retires after 13 Cougar seasons

Winning softball coach moves west with family. by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Ready to move on to another chapter in his coaching life, Doug Kinsman has resigned as the head varsity softball coach at Wake Forest High. His 13 seasons can be counted among the school’s best...