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LOUISBURG — A superior court judge ordered Patricia Burnett Chastain be removed from her position as Franklin County Clerk of Superior Court on Friday, citing misconduct and “reckless … more
LOUISUBRG — While the number of new positive cases of COVID-19 across the state continues to increase, congregate living facilities are seeing fewer cases of the virus. Only one Franklin … more
ROLESVILLE — North East Wake Backpack Buddies received a $5,000 grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation for its Restock Our Pantries Program. NEWBB provides food to hungry … more
WAKE FOREST — By mid-morning Thursday, the line for early voting stretched from the door of the Northern Regional Center, down the sidewalk of Holding Avenue, and up the library … more
​Abbott's Creek Community Center9950 Durant Rd., Raleigh Apex Community Center53 Hunter St., Apex ​Avery Street Recreation Center125 Avery St., Garner ​Barwell Road Community … more
WAKE FOREST — The Walter E. Cole American Legion Post 187 and a local engineer are working together to produce metal nose strips to be inserted in COVID-19 masks. The production began earlier … more
WAKE FOREST — Fifteen candidates running for everything from U.S. Senate to school board spoke during a candidate forum Tuesday night. The forum was hosted by the Wake Forest Area Chamber, … more
Blood drive The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Raleigh Family Moose Lodge, 2824 Forestville Road, Wake Forest, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 16. Donors are asked to make … more
Policies would regulate food trucks The Wendell Board of Commissioners received draft policies on food trucks, downtown parking, dumpsters and electric vehicle charging stations at its meeting … more
LOUISBURG ­— The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is looking into buying more water after a developer filed a lawsuit against the county. The board at its Oct. 5 meeting unanimously … more
WAKE FOREST — Purple Heart Homes lended a hand to local veteran Henry “Hank” Pierwola. Members of the North Wake Chapter of Purple Heart Homes  made repairs to Pierwola's … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department has been recognized by the N.C. League of Municipalities for completing the Law Enforcement Risk Review. N.C. League of Municipalities Public … more
The following is a list of arrests made Oct. 7-13 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell and Zebulon police departments. All information is from public law enforcement records. Oct. … more
WASHINGTON — Following a ruling Tuesday from the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. census Bureau announced it will end the once-a-decade population headcount at midnight on Thursday. Responses to … more
The following is a list of arrests made Oct. 7-13 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All information is from public law enforcement records.Oct. 7• Marcus Luvar Allen, 41, of Will … more
WAKE FOREST — The number of positive cases among firefighters has not gone up since last week, officials said. Six firefighters at Station 2 tested positive for the virus last week, the Wake … more
WAKE FOREST ­— After trending downward for several weeks, the rolling average of new COVID-19 cases in Wake County has increased for the second straight week. Wake County reported 91 new … more
WAKE FOREST — Crossroads Corn Maze in Wake Forest is open for the season. The farm, at 3937 Louisbury Road, is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Nov. 1. more
LOUISBURG -— A candidate for N.C. House District 7 has received a Kentucky colonel commission. Dr. Phillip Stover said the award took him by surprise Saturday when his family and friends … more
LOUISBURG — Franklin County students in lower elementary will start heading back to in-person learning Oct. 26, the school board unanimously decided Thursday. During its meeting, the board … more
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