Home invaders nabbed

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — A robbery investigation has led to the arrest of Nakisha Nicole Stewart, 27, of 155 Mark Street, Franklinton, and Shakema Teairra Strickland, 22, of 539 TK Allen Road, Louisburg. Stewart was arrested on warrants by Deputy N. Rinker for attempted...
The Wake Forest High band trailer was reported stolen earlier this week. It had custom-built shelves and will be needed once the band begins competitions in September.
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Wake Forest High band trailer stolen — On Patrol, week of July 11, 2013

WAKE FOREST — Parents and students in the Wake Forest High band are missing an integral piece of equipment needed for their upcoming season. Monday, the band director, Joel Tucker, reported one of their two trailers had been stolen from school property. According to Wake Forest...
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120 roosters confiscated in search — On Patrol, week of July 4, 2013

In photo: Living in rough conditions and used for cockfighting, more than 120 roosters were confiscated from a home and are now staying at the Franklin County Animal Control facility in Louisburg. (Photo by Carrie C. Causey) by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — In April, the Franklin...

Mom cited for letting son stay out too late

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — A mother allegedly warned to keep her son inside during certain hours of the night was cited by area police. Margaret Dunn Scott, 38, 114 Windsor Drive, Wake Forest, was cited for misdemeanor public order for a curfew violation. According to town...

Thousands charged for not buckling up

by Carrie C. Causey RALEIGH — More than 100 drivers and passengers going through Franklin County were cited for seat belt violations during the recent North Carolina Department of Transportation Governor’s Highway Safety Program Click it or Ticket. Statewide, almost 11,000...