Wake County — NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO RENAME, OR OFFICIALLY NAME A ROAD

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING RENAME, OR OFFICIALLY NAME A ROAD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., in Room 2700 of the Wake County Justice Center, in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, for the purpose of renaming or...
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Wake County Basketball Association shines in Florida

WAKE FOREST — The Wake County Basketball Association’s 10th and 11th grade Blue teams traveled to Orlando, Fla. to compete in the AAU D1 national basketball championships July 22-29. Both teams returned with overall 6-3 winning tournament records. The WCBA 10th grade Blue reached...
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Election signals end of era

Youngsville loses veterans as candidate filing period ends. YOUNGSVILLE —  Youngsville has seen its share of changes in the past few years, however, the biggest change in town currently can be seen at the Franklin County Board of Elections. Longtime commissioners Leelan Woodlief,...
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County officials assess damage to crops, fields after heavy rains

The dirt in the foreground of the photo at right is actually not a part of this Watkins Road cornfield — it is topsoil that has run off the field and filled the drainage ditch next to the road. In addition to severe erosion, the heavy rains have caused costly problems with crops...
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Wake schools name new superintendent, consider separate police force

CARY — The Wake County School Board tackled several sticky issues June 18. In its work session prior to the regular meeting, board members reviewed current policy on Level 1, or short term suspensions up to two days, and addressed potential changes. While overall the number of...