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— David Leone WAKE FOREST — A routine traffic stop right in front of The Wake Weekly office on East Owen Avenue Sept. 30 resulted in the arrest of Nickolas Dale Jones (right), 32, 169 Cottrell Way, Kittrell. Wake Forest Police Officer E.F. Genao charged Jones with simple...

United Way hosts sixth annual Cow Chip contest

By Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) hosts its sixth annual Cow-Chip contest Saturday at the Walmart parking lot. The cow-chip bingo will be at noon and will be part of the Siren3 Cook-Off event. There will be live music from the East Coast Rhythm...
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Owner has car impounded under Run and You’re Done — On Patrol, Oct. 10, 2013

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — A 1990 Chevy passenger vehicle owned by Bennie Pastor Chance IV, 1134 Clear Circle, Wendell, was seized under the “Run and You’re Done” law pending further investigation and court proceedings after the driver attempted to flee from police Sept. 29,...

Hire the nation’s heroes, Oct. 17

WAKE COUNTY — The U.S. Department of the Navy will conduct for the fourth consecutive year a “Hiring The Heroes Career Fair” Oct. 16 at Hilton-Midtown and Oct. 17 in the North Raleigh Hilton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is intended to target veterans within the greater Wake...
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They all deserve to know love

Rolesville resident takes care of cats galore. by Clellie Allen with David Allen ROLESVILLE — For more than four years, Janet Wall has had a specific daily routine. She loads up her SUV with various bags and cans of cat food and drives around to the back of the Rolesville Food...
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When cotton was king in Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — There was a time when the broad fields around Wake Forest were white with cotton every summer, a time when a cotton gin stood on nearly every crossroad, a time when the town commissioners appointed men to two posts, constable and cotton weigher. Come to the program...

Raleigh couple dies in Franklinton wreck

FRANKLINTON — A single vehicle wreck took the lives of two Raleigh residents in Franklinton Oct. 3. According to a preliminary N.C. Highway Patrol incident report, Joseph Davis, 44, and Alexandria Davis, 35, 8008 Strawberry Meadows St., Raleigh, were driving north on U.S. 1 at...
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Wake Commissioners celebrate health, assist transportation

by Burwell Stark The Wake County Board of Commissioners  discussed  construction, grant applications and fund appropriations Monday. Additionally, the board recognized Oct. 18 as Capital Area Veterans Stand Down Day and October as Breast Cancer Awareness month in Wake County....