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Sheriff: Louisburg man charged in fatal overdose

From staff reports
| April 20, 2021

LOUISBURG — A Louisburg man has been arrested in relation to a fatal overdose, the Franklin County S...

Knightdale Police investigate bomb threat at Walmart

From staff reports
| April 19, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — The Knightdale Police Department is looking for a man responsible for calling in a bomb...

Strickland's Bridge on Old Bailey Highway in rural southern Nash County, shown here last week, marks the spot where a drowned man was fished out of the Tar River in 1980. The drowning victim's identity remains unknown.

UNIDENTIFIED

Drowning victim remains unknown

By Lindell J. Kay
| April 19, 2021

SPRING HOPE — A still-unknown drowned man fished out of the Tar River four decades ago likely had a ...

Isabelle Murphy prepares to deliver stuffed animals to police departments, fire departments and domestic violence centers for workers to give out to children who have experience trauma.

Franklin Academy student donates 10K stuffed animals to victimized children

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 16, 2021

RALEIGH — A lot of teenagers collect stuffed animals, but most of them don’t donate those toys to or...

Wake County arrests: April 7-13

From staff reports
| April 16, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made April 7-13 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

From left, Taylor Cornelius and Justin Alderman fry flounder for the Wake Forest Fire Department.

PHOTOS: Wake Forest Fire holds drive-by fish fry

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 16, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Between 1,700-1,800 fried flounder plates were sold during Wake Forest Fire Department...

Wendell Elementary School was one of several Wake County schools that have ad cases of COVID-19.

Coronavirus Crisis

WCPSS reports sharp rise in COVID-19 cases after spring break

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 16, 2021

CARY — Since April 6, 94 students and employees have tested for COVID-19, according to the Wake Coun...

Franklin and Granville are among 20 orange counties while Wake is one of 48 yellow counties in Thursday's county alert system update.

Coronavirus Crisis

COVID-19 metrics levelling after weeks of decline

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 16, 2021

RALEIGH — The state’s COVID-19 metrics are leveling after weeks of decline, the N.C. Department of H...

A Wilson County Health Department employee administers a COVID-19 vaccination Monday in Stantonsburg.

State pauses J&J vaccine amid reports of rare blood clots

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 15, 2021

RALEIGH — The state will stop giving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while federal regulators...

Our Wave is an online platform that seeks to empower survivors, educate society about sexual assault, and mobilize communities for prevention and survivor support, according to co-founder and Executive Director Kyle Linton.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Nonprofit lets survivors share stories anonymously

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 15, 2021

RALEIGH — A Raleigh-based nonprofit organization has created a safe space for sexual assault survivo...