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Let there be light

North Main finally getting lampposts replaced. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town commissioners Tuesday night authorized the sale of up to $2.5 million in revenue bonds to be used to build an electric substation and to improve streetlights on North Main Street. The projects were...

K-9 officer crashes in icy weather

FRANKLINTON — Off-duty Franklin County Sheriff K-9 officer Antoine Eaton was involved in a single-car wreck late Monday night. Other on-duty officers had reported to dispatch that ice was forming on the U.S. 1 bridge over N.C. 56 in Franklinton. Not 15 minutes later, and barely...
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Manslaughter plea in Royall Mill stabbing

RALEIGH — A Wake Forest woman pleaded guilty in Raleigh Tuesday to the 2013 stabbing death of her boyfriend at Royall Mill Apartments. Krystal Terin Delgado, 28, pleaded to one count of involuntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 16 to 29 months in prison — the maximum possible...
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Commissioners mull bypass, access

By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — The Department of Transportation’s decision to seemingly change the configuration of the intersection of East Young Street and the N.C. 401 Bypass met with consternation and alarm from Rolesville commissioners Tuesday. According to an e-mail from...
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Rolesville tackles senior housing

Commissioners consider relaxing usual multifamily housing requirements for senior projects. By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — An issue not on the agenda directly, nor officially before commissioners, made the biggest waves at the Rolesville town board meeting Tuesday evening, drawing...
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Wreath laid at First Flag ceremony

LOUISBURG — In observance of the 153rd anniversary of the flying of the first Confederate flag in North Carolina, the 24th annual wreath-laying ceremony took place in front of the Franklin County Courthouse Sunday. The service was hosted by the First Flag Chapter 852 of the...

Church offers free medical clinic

WAKE FOREST — Living Word Family Church, 10520 Star Road, is holding its annual free medical clinic Saturday, March 29, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Services including general medical, dental and eye exams will be available on a first come, first served basis. Spanish interpretation...

Library Briefs – Mar. 20, 2014

Spring has arrived, at least at area libraries. In addition to events at the Wake Forest library (400 E. Holding Ave., 919-554-8498), events are planned at East Regional Library (946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, 919-217-5300) and North Regional Library (7009 Harps Mill Road,...

Cure AHC seeking donations

ROLESVILLE — The 5th Annual Let’s Cure AHC N.C. 5K and walk takes place in Rolesville March 29 at 10 a.m. AHC, or Alternating Hemeplegia of Childhood, is a debilitating, complex and incurable disease, but there is optimism that effective treatment or a cure is possible in the...