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Paper partners with Rex for cancer initiative

WAKE FOREST — Rex Healthcare and The Wake Weekly Family of Community Newspapers share a love of the area, the residents and their well-being. To prove it, just like the paper does each week, Rex Healthcare is coming to you. The Wake Weekly has teamed with the Rex Mobile...
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Party busted — Teens scatter on police arrival

Photo and story by David Leone WAKE FOREST — It was a graduation party that just got out of hand, said town police spokesman Bill Crabtree of an event which sent teens scurrying in all directions early Wednesday morning. Crabtree said the party started at a home on Haltwhistle...

It’s bear season

by David Leone WAKEFIELD — A black bear was sighted ambling down a driveway in a residential area  on Kelway Drive Sunday. Though the sighting is rare for the Raleigh suburb, it’s actually bear season, according to a press release by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. That...
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Carpet rolled out for judges

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A very warm welcome greeted judges in Wake Forest  for the America in Bloom competition Monday. Over the course of two days, local leaders showed off all of the green things the town has to offer. Wake Forest will find out in the fall if it won any...
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Man shot in robbery — On Patrol, week of June 13, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Police swarmed a home on Mount Olivet Church Road Monday a little after 4 p.m. after a man reported being robbed and shot in the shoulder. According to Franklin County Sheriff’s Captain E.H. Smith, the victim was at the grocery store and when he...