Meet your candidates

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce held a meet-and-greet with close to 30 candidates for office Monday at the Renaissance Centre. (Photos by David Leone)

Wake sells $345 million in bonds for schools, libraries

RALEIGH — Wake County competitively bid and sold $345.24 million in fixed-rate, tax-exempt general obligation public improvement bonds (Series 2014) Aug. 19 for the Wake County Public School System building program ($334.24 million) and libraries ($11 million). The three major...
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Report power outages to right agency, not 9-1-1

Write these down now, while you have power! If you are experiencing a true emergency, always call 9-1-1. If you see power lines down, you should always assume they are live and stay away from them and any wet ground near them. For power outages, do not call 911, call the...
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Wake County in State of Emergency

The Wake County Board of Commissioners proclaimed a State of Emergency, effective at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 12, in response to the winter storm. The declaration includes all of the municipalities in Wake County and establishes the authority for inter-municipal and...
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Red Flag Warning issued for much of central state Saturday

RALEIGH — The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Red Flag Warning for 11 a.m.-6 p.m. as well as a Special Weather Statement regarding gusty winds today. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire conditions are occurring now or will shortly. The combination of...