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RALEIGH — Several candidates signed up to run for office on Friday, the last day citizens could file to appear this year's ballots. The filing period lasted two weeks, and dozens of … more
WAKE FOREST — Weather permitting, town of Wake Forest tree crews will close a portion of the pecan grove at E. Carroll Joyner Park, located at 701 Harris Road, on Monday to remove a large pecan … more
KNIGHTDALE — In a bittersweet tribute Wednesday, Knightdale town officials honored the service of Fire Chief Tim Guffey, who will retire at the end of the month after 17 years with the fire … more
GRANVILLE COUNTY — Vance-Granville Community College has once again partnered with the Wake Area Health Education Center to offer a “Mini-Medical School” camp for high school students. The … more
ROLESVILLE — The town of Rolesville recently celebrated the official completion of a project to construct an extension of Granite Falls Boulevard between Rogers Road and Grand Rock Way. The road … more
The Wake Weekly’s ninth annual Best of the Best competition has entered its next phase. The voting period begins today and ballots can be cast through Aug. 30 at … more
LOUISBURG — In a move straying from traditional practices, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved finalizing a one-year contract with Sonoco Recycling LLC for the county’s commingled … more
A bill in the N.C. legislature that would ban smokable hemp could undercut North Carolina’s emerging hemp industry and curtail immediate relief for those suffering chronic conditions. Earlier … more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Lauren Cook of Wake Forest was recently recognized by the University of Alabama’s Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. The title of the student’s … more
The following is a list of arrests made July 10-17 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records. July 10 • Quadier Eaton, 32, of North … more
The following is a list of arrests made July 10-17 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. July … more
WAKE FOREST — There on the side of White Street, its windows lined with outdoor grills and power tools, is B & W Hardware. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who remembers a time when … more
SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Sean Cloney recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an … more
YOUNGSVILLE — A new charity event in Youngsville offers a chance to win a limited-edition golf car valued at nearly $15,000 along with other prizes while raising funds for the fight against … more
Baptist Tabernacle Church Vacation Bible School at Baptist Tabernacle Church will be today from 6:15-8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information and to register online, go to … more
The Wake Weekly is bringing back a modified version of an old recurring feature. Instead of featuring stories that happened this week throughout the years, we will re-explore stories that took place … more
FRANKLINTON — After a brief public hearing, the Franklinton Board of Commissioners approved two applications for grants aiming to improve specific sectors of the town at Tuesday’s meeting. The … more
My Place Restaurant & Tavern in Wake Forest will host its third qualifier shag dance contest tonight. This will be the last qualifier for the championship contest in October when the three … more
Proverbs 26:27 “Whoever digs a pit will fall into it, and he who rolls a stone will have it roll back on him.” Back in King Solomon’s day, the purpose of digging a pit was for hunters to … more
ROLESVILLE — Rolesville Mayor Frank Eagles said he ordered a man removed from a public board of commissioners meeting Wednesday because he was tired of the man's accusations and claims … more
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