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There were 100 riders in the Heels, Hoof, and Wheels parade on Juneteenth. Mikey Reeves | Special to The Wake Weekly

Juneteenth celebrated at pulpit, on horseback

By Mikey Reeves
| June 22, 2021

ZEBULON — Juneteenth this year took on special significance. It was the first time June 19, which ma...

Michael W. Keeling

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with Wake Forest stabbing

From staff reports
| June 22, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Police on Tuesday said it was continuing to search for a man who stabbed a...

A woman walks along the Smith Creek Greenway on Monday morning.

Greenway users reminded to slow down, be cautious

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 21, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Adrienne DiFranco said she was walking along the Smith Creek Greenway, enjoying the su...

Jamal Keshawn Brinson

Missing swimmer’s body found in Falls Lake

From staff reports
| June 21, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office said it found the body of a Charlotte man in Falls La...

Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker, left, speaks with Zebulon Commissioner Annie Moore about Project ChildSafe at the Eastern Regional Center in Zebulon.

Wake Sheriff gives out free gun locks

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 17, 2021

ZEBULON — Gun owners in Wake County had an opportunity to get a free gun lock from the sheriff’s off...

Preservation Zebulon board members celebrate with cake, champagne and sparkling cider after the groups bid to get a portion of Zebulon approved as a historic district got another approval.  Back row, from left: Season Atkinson, Marvin Howell and Tommy Massey. Second row: Ruth Moss, Patricia Roberson, MaryBeth Carpenter and Scott Carpenter. Taylor Gray is in the front row.

Town opposition doesn’t stop Zebulon historic district

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 17, 2021

ZEBULON — The Zebulon Historic District moved closer to becoming a reality last week despite pushbac...

Tony King

Former Louisburg planning director Tony King dies at 56

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 17, 2021

LOUISBURG — Tony King, the former planning director and assistant town administrator of Louisburg, d...

Government notebook

Wake Forest adopts $91M budget with no tax increase

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 17, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners adopted its $91 million budget Tuesday. The tax...

Multiple vehicles, including this box truck, were involved in an accident on Dr. Calvin Jones Highway near Heritage Lake Road Tuesday afternoon.

BREAKING: Multi-car crash closes Calvin Jones Highway

From staff reports
| June 15, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A crash involving multiple vehicles, including an overturned box truck, closed all...

Members of the Steel Magnolias Garden Club and Paula Hartman of the Garden Club of North Carolina, standing right holding the wreath, pose after the dedication of the Blue Star Memorial on June 11.

Garden club dedicates Blue Star Memorial in Zebulon

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 15, 2021

ZEBULON — Visitors to the small garden outside Zebulon Town Hall will find a physical reminder of th...

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