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Benton, bonds win election

By David Leone WAKE COUNTY — Incumbent Tom Benton of Zebulon beat out Wake Forest resident Don McIntyre for the Wake County Board of Education District 1 race Tuesday. Benton obtained 4,211 votes to McIntyre 3,889, garnering 52 percent of the district’s vote. Additionally, voters...

Calvin Robert “Rob” Bennion III, 46

Calvin Robert “Rob” Bennion III, 46, of Zebulon died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. He was born in Lewiston, NY, May 18, 1967 to Calvin Robert Bennion, Jr. and the late Judy Pries Bennion. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Living Word Family Church, 10250...
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Deputies find drugs in false-bottom can

By Jonathan McNamara ZEBULON — A Franklin County man was arrested on multiple drug charges after being involved in a traffic stop. According to sheriff’s reports, Alexander William Carrol, 28, 100 South Ridge Drive, Bunn was spotted by Detective K. Gunter sitting on the driver’s...
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Family robbed at gunpoint — On Patrol, week of June 27, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Police have arrested a 24-year-old Louisburg man in connection with a robbery with a deadly weapon last week. According to a report filed by Deputy J. Maloney, a home invasion was reported on Furney Pearce Road, Zebulon, June 17, at 11 p.m. Two...