Former WFRHS student murdered

RALEIGH — Wake Forest-Rolesville Alumni felt the loss of Casty St. Louis, 20, a former football running back standout for the school, who was shot and killed shortly before 7 Friday night. Raleigh Police say St. Louis was found when officers responded to a report of a shooting in...

Veteran Red Rams coach dies

LOUISBURG — Franklin County lost a longtime and beloved coach Sept. 12 with the death of Trent Sanders. Officials said he apparently died in his sleep overnight. “Coach Sanders, as many knew him, … began his career with FCS at Bunn High School, serving as Rec. Asst. and working...

Traffic lights a-comin’

First up is Rogers-Marshall Farm intersection. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — “There will be some happy people here.” That was Commissioner Anne Hines Reeve’s comment following the town board’s approval of a plan to put a traffic signal at Rogers Road and Marshall Farm Road....

Firefighter killed answering call

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — The Justice Rural Volunteer Department is mourning the loss of one of its members who was killed while responding to a fire alarm call in Louisburg’s Lake Royale community around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday...

This Week In History – Sept. 18, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1924 •Wake Forest public schools have opened with 300 students, 25 more than last year. The entire high school faculty is new, including English teacher Mabel West, Latin teacher...