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Across the state, 1,932 new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

Coronavirus Crisis

Wake, Franklin nursing homes, jails have new COVID-19 outbreaks

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 7, 2021

RALEIGH — Seven long-term care facilities and two correctional facilities in Wake and Franklin count...

This illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

54 new cases of COVID-19 connected to WCPSS

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 7, 2021

CARY — Two staff members and 52 students have tested positive for COVID-19 between April 29-May 5, a...

Wake Forest Town Hall

No tax increase, 10 new jobs in Wake Forest budget proposal

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 5, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The recommended 2021-22 budget is an attempt to return to pre-COVID-19 conditions for ...

Wendell Fire Department.

Wake County proposes raising fire tax in Wendell

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 5, 2021

RALEIGH ­— County commissioners got their first look at the proposed budget Monday afternoon. Wake ...

Wake County Arrests: April 28 through May 4

From staff reports
| May 5, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made April 28 through May 4 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, W...

A U.S. Postal Services truck and a passenger car sustained heavy damage at the scene of a three-vehicle crash in Wake Forest on Monday.

Mail truck among 3 vehicles involved in Wake Forest crash

From staff reports
| May 4, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Three people were injured and a portion of South Main Street was closed Monday after a...

Rolesville's Oluwaseum Adewumi, left, holds up the 4AA east regional championship trophy next to Rolesville athletic director Tom Kinkelaar, right.

Football

Rams are state championship bound

By Marty Simpkins
| May 3, 2021

ROLESVILLE — For the first time in school history, a team sports program from Rolesville will repres...

This distinctive pattern of three bunnies riding bicycles and a unicycle has puzzled investigators for years since found on the pink sweatshirt of a young woman or teenage girl whose body was dumped along Interstate 40 in Orange County in 1990. Local, state and federal investigators have all struck out trying to figure out where the design originated and where the shirt was manufactured.

UNIDENTIFIED

Body dumped on interstate remains mystery

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 3, 2021

It’s difficult to imagine a more innocent image than three cartoon bunnies, two riding bicycles and ...

John Ball holds Gracie, his neighbor's dog, who alerted her owner after Ball fell earlier this year.

‘Good dog’ praised for saving Wake Forest neighbor

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST ­­— A heroic dog is earning national recognition after she rescued a blind neighbor who ...

Mike and Jennifer Evarts examine non-GMO herbs Friday morning at HerbFest in downtown Wake Forest.

HerbFest underway in downtown Wake Forest

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The nation’s longest-running herb festival opened Friday in downtown Wake Forest. Herb...