Police seek donations, Tasers

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — Police were given the OK to ask business owners to help fund new tools for safety that is considered an immediate need. At the end of the Youngsville town board’s meeting June 11, Police Chief Daren Kirts and First Sgt. R. Adkins presented to the...

Buffer change wrangled

Town officially approves UDO, with one last change. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Commissioner Frank Drake is well-known to be a fan of horse racing. But as he proved Tuesday night, he’s also got a bit of a talent for horse-trading. Commissioners were all set to vote on the second...

Two spots open on Franklinton town board

by Jonathan McNamara and Carrie C. Causey  FRANKLINTON — Residents are needed to fill vacant spots in two of the town’s advisory boards. During Tuesday night’s Franklinton commissioners meeting, town staff asked for volunteers to hold positions for the Franklinton planning board...
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Attorneys duke it out

Planning Board meeting ends, unresolved, after midnight. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — In a marathon session that more often resembled a criminal trial with facts, witness testimony, points, counterpoints and rebuttals, the Wake Forest Planning Board heard arguments about a...

Film festival floated

Events to highlight town’s new cultural center discussed Tuesday. by David Leone, Associate Editor WAKE FOREST — Town leaders have some grand ideas for the opening of their new cultural arts center, not the least of which is to host a film festival. “I really like the idea,”...