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Buy local at farmers markets

LOUISBURG — Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and a great source for locally raised produce is the Farmers Market in Shannon Village Shopping Center. Martha Mobley, the local food coordinator for Franklin County, recently discussed with the vendors how to market on the local...

Icy air on way from slipping polar vortex

By Kristina Pydynowski Senior Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — AccuWeather.com reports as the polar vortex gets displaced to the south, the door will open for arctic air to plunge over the most of the United States as the new week progresses. Only the...

Wreck victim was a Wake Forest High grad

Raleigh police arrest illegal alien with previous DWI conviction. By David Leone RALEIGH — A Wake Forest teen was one of two women killed when the 1998 Honda they were riding in was struck by another vehicle, which then sped away. The driver of the Chevy Avalanche has since been...

Tillis in, commissioners out

Voters send mixed signals during midterm election. By Clellie Allen Regardless of which side of the aisle you stand on, if you were looking for change this midterm election, you got it in one form or another. On the national level, former N.C. Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, a...

Election results

Editor’s note — The following results are considered unofficial until certified by the State Board of Elections. PARTISAN OFFICES U.S. Senate Thom Tillis (R) — 1,413,228 votes, 48.88 percent Kay Hagan (D) — 1,364,727 votes, 47.20 percent Sean Haugh (L) — 108,177 votes, 3.74%...

Marie Joyner: The spirit of Wake Forest’s Christmas past

By Jennifer Smart Special to The Wake Weekly WAKE FOREST — Traditions aren’t born, they’re made, and the Wake Forest Community Christmas Dinner is one of the good ones. First held in 1947 to welcome servicemen returning home from World War II, the dinner quickly turned into an...

Publix site clears hurdle

Traffic concerns raised with development during planning board hearings. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A shopping center planned for the last undeveloped corner at Rogers and Forestville roads in Heritage sailed through the Planning Board Tuesday night. But it’s left some...

Stop sign missed

WAKE FOREST — There were no serious injuries following a three-vehicle collision that flipped this Hyundai SUV over at the intersection of Heritage Lake Road and Friendship Chapel Road Tuesday at noon. The police report states a Mercedes wagon, driven by Ellen Gearding, ran the...

Bypass work to close part of Rolesville Road

UPDATE: The Rolesville road closure has been delayed at least until Nov. 14-16. RALEIGH — Work on the U.S. 401 Rolesville Bypass project will close a section of Rolesville Road this weekend, starting Friday. The closure, which is weather conditional, would be in effect from 10...