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Party like a firefighter

By Carol Taber RALEIGH — It would be completely understandable if you had to stop your car and do a double-take while driving through the Riverside subdivision off Perry Creek Road in northern Raleigh. After all, it’s not every day that you see a home with its own shiny red fire...

Drug suspect seldom goes to court, literally

By David Leone ROLESVILLE — A man police believe to be a repeat drug offender has also been charged with skipping court dates 14 times over the past three years. Derrick Anton Hicks, 22, 205 Stoke Hammond Court, Rolesville, was arrested by Raleigh Police Officer M.S. Cruthoff at...

This Week In History – August 14, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1964 •Quick action by the Rolesville Fire Department saved two tobacco barns from destruction. Overheated oil curers on the John E. Keith and O.R. Freeman farms were the cause in...

Business After Hours – August 14, 2014

Fresenius wins award Fresenius Medical Care Eastern Wake facility, 670 Granite Vista Drive, Rolesville, was awarded the Center of Excellence designation for achieving the highest standards in patient care in 2013. The annual award recognizes the best-performing Fresenius dialysis...

WFD appoints new members

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Downtown Inc. (WFD) has announced the appointment of four new board members and a new executive committee. The four join 12 others who oversee the organization’s program of work, policies and practices, along with strategic planning and adherence to the...

Starving is the least of your worries (Local Gamers)

I don’t typically play horror games for a reason ­— I am a huge chicken and only really like zombies, which is weird but true. The game I am about to talk about, The Forest, is in its Alpha state and is being developed by Endnight Games utilizing the Unity engine. I ended up...

Your Destiny awaits

Earlier in the year I wrote about a game called Destiny coming out in September and it is now time to provide more details on what it is. The developers at Bungie have been crafting this game for over four years and we will soon have the pleasure of playing it to the fullest on...

FCAC photo winners

FRANKLINTON — The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Photo Guild’s annual photography show opened Thursday night during the bi-monthly FCAC Art Stroll in downtown Franklinton. The show was judged by professional photographer and creative director Courtney Navy, with the...

Volunteers needed for project

WAKE FOREST — The town is seeking volunteers to assist with a late summer stream project at Sanford Creek Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers are asked to assemble in the Golden Star Way cul-de-sac in Heritage South between 8:45 and 9 a.m. Participants should come prepared...