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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...

Wakefield seniors stand to turn their tassels.

Class of 2021

Wake County graduates overcome odds

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 15, 2021

After two unprecedented years, seniors at Wake County Public School System’s traditional schools gra...

The Knightdale Police Department released a video showing the teenager suspected of groping woman walking on the Mingo Creek Greenway trail earlier this month.

Police seek teen who groped women on greenway

From staff reports
| June 14, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — The Knightdale Police Department is looking for a teenager who has been inappropriately...

Phil Cordeiro

On way out door, Youngsville administrator tells town to prepare for growth

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 14, 2021

YOUNGSVILLE — The town of Youngsville is looking for a new administrator after its current one submi...

Wake Forest senior Sara Boyani Nyarangi received the inaugural 156 Massey Apartments Scholarship. She will be attending Northeastern University in the fall. Amber Revels-Stocks | The Wake Weekly

Local scholarship winner asked to pay it forward

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 11, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A Wake Forest High student received some help from another Wake Forest High grad this ...

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