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WW II vets sought for D-Day commemoration trip

RALEIGH — Operation Omaha is seeking World War II Veterans to take to the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., for the 70th anniversary of D-Day June 5 and 6. All transportation, food and lodging will be provided for the veterans and their guardians, and attendees may...
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Sketch of sexual assault suspect released

WAKE FOREST — Police have released a composite sketch of the sexual assault suspect in an attempt to identify the man responsible for the May 26 attack of a young teen along a popular nature trail. Mid-afternoon Monday, Wake Forest police responded to a call of an alleged sexual...
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Tata: Freeway a priority

Transportation chief remarks on U.S. 1’s future during annual State of Chamber. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town commissioners often joke they’ll “be dead and buried” by the time major N.C. Department of Transportation projects roll around. Not if Tony Tata has anything to say...
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Rolesville tax rate to remain the same

Files: 2014-15 Budget letter, 2014-15 Budget part 1, 2014-15 Budget part 2, 2014-15 Budget Presentation By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — The proposed town budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year has in common a theme from prior years: growing pains. But the town is managing to do what a...
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Five days, five Habitat houses built

Alexia Garcia, front left, cheers alongside AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity volunteers after receiving the key to her new Wake Forest home. Five Spring Street Habitat houses were constructed as part of a Build-A-Thon in Wake Forest and will be sold to qualified homeowners at...

AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon puts families into new homes.

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Friday at 5:30 p.m. found future homeowner Aleesha McCarthy and her children, Noah, 4 and Corrin, 1, beaming in front of her just-built house. She moves in within two weeks. “I love it. I’m really overwhelmed with God’s love and blessings,” the...
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On Patrol: Man looks for free workstation

By Clellie Allen Suspicious activity was reported at the Clawson and Yocum Agency (Allstate), 133 E. Main St., Youngsville, when Robert Michael Bradley, 49, 4952 Gable Ridge Lane, Holly Springs, made odd requests to employees. Karen Clawson reported to police May 20 that Bradley...

Bomb threat at Wake Forest High not deemed credible

WAKE FOREST — A bomb threat at Wake Forest High School warranted an investigation by police, but was ultimately determined to not be credible, say police. Thursday, May 22, just one day after a bomb threat at Raleigh’s Broughton High School closed the school early and required...
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Why are so many reluctant to fly American flags on holidays?

Roving Although I’m a week late, I think it’s important to clear up some confusion between two nationwide observances. We just observed Memorial Day. Did you know Memorial Day, always observed on the last Monday of May, is for remembering the men and women who died while serving...