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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

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...

dangerous to be a turkey in Youngsville

YOUNGSVILLE — For the next three weekends, it’s going be dangerous to be a turkey in Youngsville. In actuality, no real birds will be harmed in the Turkey Shoot, whose name is derived from the prizes won in back in the day by whichever shooter came closest to the bullseye on the...

Relay for Life adds 5K

WAKE FOREST — Runners of all ages are invited to lace up and party down at the first Marga-Relay-Ville 5K Saturday, May 17, at 9 a.m. at Heritage High School. The charity run is in conjunction with the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life that weekend at the school....
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Phone charger sets house ablaze

Firefighters save dog from smoke. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A combination cellphone charger and speaker is believed to have sparked the fire that damaged a Deer Chase house Monday. When the first firefighters arrived at 3400 Donner Trail around 6 p.m., the three-story home was...