Stick cause of power outage

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A 2-to 3-foot-long stick was to blame for Friday’s mid-afternoon power outage in the town’s central business district. At about 2:40 p.m., a small branch fell off a tree on West Cedar Avenue and caught on a main power line, while also touching a lower...

Mom: ‘Vultures’ won’t fix dead son’s debt

Kimberly Akers garners nearly 200,000 signatures on Change.org petition by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Kimberly Akers has suffered  some of the worst things a parent can face. A year ago, her son, Cameron, who suffered a brain injury while serving in the military overseas,...
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Kings meet on court

Diabetic student shaped by leukemia sufferer with same name by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Rashawn King is a seventh-grader trying to deal with issues surrounding diabetes. And Rashawn King is a college freshman who has struggled to live with leukemia, currently in remissio...
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Unsound structure

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The former church at 320 E. Spring St., Wake Forest, recently collapsed. Built in 1948, the structure once housed the  United Presbyterian congregation and for a few years, the Apostolic Church of Deliverance met there. In 2007, W.E.B. DuBois...
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Car show benefits Wake County Hospice, June 15

Family-friendly event showcases Model T assembly demo and plenty of antique cars WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation (DRC) hosts a classic and antique car show to benefit Hospice of Wake County and local Wake Forest charities Saturday, June 15, 9...