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Wake County in State of Emergency

The Wake County Board of Commissioners proclaimed a State of Emergency, effective at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 12, in response to the winter storm. The declaration includes all of the municipalities in Wake County and establishes the authority for inter-municipal and...
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Franklin County shelter to open at 5 p.m.

From Franklin County Director of Emergency Services: LOUISBURG — Franklin County will open a shelter at the Franklin County Senior Center in Louisburg (127 Shannon Village) today at 5 p.m. Anyone coming to the shelter should bring all medications and food needed for the first 24...

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE

Hide-A-Way Ministorage has a Possessory Lien on the contents of the units listed below. In order to collect the amounts due, said contents will be sold as is and for cash only at the following address: Hide-A-Way Ministorage 501 Hwy. 70 East, Garner NC  27529 Date and Time of...
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Koinonia cares – Charity auction Saturday

Update: Corrected phone number for ordering tickets Koinonia helps locals who need it most. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — There was a time in America when townspeople helped with charitable causes by soliciting donations for a local community chest. Those organizations gave way to...
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Sign ordinance passes, but not quietly

By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — Town commissioners capped months of staff and attorney work, community forums and slogging through tedious wording and definitions to update the town’s sign ordinance, passing the revision unanimously Monday night. But the action didn’t happen...
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Apartments plan gets nod

Franklin/bypass intersection “putting people at risk,” planning board members say. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — During quasi-judicial public hearings, board members are required to accept only statements of fact by qualified parties. But no one questioned the validity of a...
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The Hobbit debuts tonight

WAKE FOREST — Tonight (Thursday) through Saturday at 7 p.m., the Wake Forest High School Theatre Department presents The Hobbit, dramatized by award-winning playwright Patricia Gray and approved by author J.R.R. Tolkien himself. The play features the adventures of hobbit Bilbo...
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This Week In History – Feb. 6, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1834 •Sixteen young men have enrolled to attend the Wake Forest Institute, located on a small farm in the Forest of Wake purchased from Calvin Jones. The Institute is funded by the...

Bunn Centennial celebration heads toward finale

BUNN — The Franklin County community of Bunn has been celebrating its centennial for the past year, and is gearing up for its final two community events. The Sweetheart Centennial Steak Dinner is Saturday, Feb. 8, 6-8 p.m. at Bunn Middle School and the Centennial  Spring Fling...