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Wake School board grateful for new money

by Burwell Stark WAKE COUNTY — Following last week’s vote by Wake County citizens to raise taxes in order to fund a $810 million school bond, the Wake County Board of Education opened their Tuesday public meeting with an air of gratitude and relief. Chairman Keith Sutton began...
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Wright named director of fire services

RALEIGH — Michael Wright has been selected as the Director of Wake County Fires Services. Wright will be responsible for the county’s Fire Services Department and Fire Training Center including fire code enforcement, fire investigations, Emergency Response and Hazardous...
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Wake Commissioners celebrate health, assist transportation

by Burwell Stark The Wake County Board of Commissioners  discussed  construction, grant applications and fund appropriations Monday. Additionally, the board recognized Oct. 18 as Capital Area Veterans Stand Down Day and October as Breast Cancer Awareness month in Wake County....

Police and Sheriff Reports — week of Oct. 3, 2013

Franklinton Police Reports Reported Sept. 17-Sept 30 Arrests •Wade James Busch, 25, 530 Cheatham St., was arrested by Officer A.J. Bishop for misdemeanor driving while impaired and following to closely. Sept. 29, 8:30 p.m. •Fernanado Savalas Daniels, 38, 6509-D The Lakes,...

Help providing heat for those in need

WAKE FOREST — With nighttime temperatures expected to fall into the 50’ s, the Heating Crisis Program has begun assisting eligible Wake County residents with heating bills to avoid health-related risks involved with unheated homes. Electric bill applicants must have a...