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WENDELL — Global industrial manufacturing company Siemens announced it would expand manufacturing operations at its facility in Wendell, creating 50 jobs. The Wake County facility will … more
WAKE FOREST — Town officials on Tuesday heard an update from a consultant developing a comprehensive plan on transportation needs and solutions that is expected to carry the town through the next … more
YOUNGSVILLE — Through two resolutions, the Youngsville Board of Commissioners approved an overhaul of their local Alcohol Beverage Control Board at their April 11 meeting. The first resolution … more
WAKE FOREST ­— A-1 Auto Transport is looking to award eligible students in Wake Forest, Rolesville, Franklin County and surrounding area with scholarship awards ranging from $250 to $1,000 per … more
WAKE FOREST — Times have changed, Larry Danforth says. The Wake Forest Police Department lieutenant said the world we live in now includes a real risk of an active shooter threatening … more
RALEIGH — Jonathan Frederick Sander will spend the rest of his life in prison, but he won’t be executed. A jury on Monday suggested a sentence of life without the possibility of parole, … more
RALEIGH ­— Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines recently recognized eight volunteers from Wake Forest for their commitment to the Girl Scout movement and supporting girls. Amy … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on April 12 announced the arrests of two suspects charged in separate investigations involving sexual abuse of children. One investigation … more
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from April 9-15, according to public police records. April 9 • Larceny, … more
RALEIGH — Signs along Knightdale Bypass in eastern Wake County will be updated starting next week with new exit numbers as a project to transform the highway into an interstate moves forward. … more
The Wake Forest Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from April 10-15, according to public police records. April 10 • Drug offense, … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Education honored Team Hydra, the district’s robotics competition team, for their various achievements at the local and state levels at its Monday … more
FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a rezoning request which could potentially add 55 new apartments to the area at their Tuesday meeting. The rezoning … more
Co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and ARTS Wake Forest, the Music at Midday weekly concert series continues on consecutive Thursdays through May … more
St. Catherine’s Parish St. Catherine’s Parish Patroness Picnic was rained out and is rescheduled for Sunday, June 2 from noon to 5 p.m. for all local Catholics and parishioners. St. … more
The Rolesville Police Department investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from April 6-15, according to public police records. April 6 • Donnell Lamont … more
WAKE FOREST — Eleora Toomey’s genetic disorder was so rare, she was the only person in the world to have it. Eleora had an extra copy of part of chromosome 13 and was missing parts of … more
LOUISBURG — Franklin County Schools will not hold classes on May 1 while teachers across the state gather in Raleigh to rally, the district announced Monday. A growing number of school … more
WAKE FOREST — Pardon the dust, town officials say, while crews complete sidewalk and street beautification projects along two downtown roads. Streetscape work began Monday on East Owen Avenue, … more
SANFORD — The Central Carolina Community College Dr. Antonio Braithwaite School of Dental Hygiene held its 2019 Pinning Ceremony on May 7 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center in … more
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