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After some quick words and a $10 exchange, Conner Crain, owner of a local landscaping company, fills up a passerby’s fuel tank with some of the excess gas he had slated for use in his landscaping equipment.

Local gas stations on empty as drivers search for fuel

By Jack Kessler
| May 12, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Gas shortages and panicked runs on the pumps are causing grief for local gas station o...

Auto Direct in Zebulon supported the Special Olympics Torch Run by purchasing T-shirts for its staff.

‘We’re behind them’: Police raising funds for Special Olympics

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 12, 2021

RALEIGH — Local police officers are still raising money for Special Olympics despite the games being...

The town of Wake Forest is announcing a new traffic pattern on N.C. Highway 98 Bypass near the new Wegmans store.

Traffic pattern to change ahead of Wegmans opening in Wake Forest

From staff reports
| May 12, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Ahead of the grand opening of a new Wegmans grocery store next week, several traffic c...

Zebulon Town Hall was listed on the National Registry in 1976 as the Wakelon School. It's part of the proposed historical district.

Government Notebook

Boards in Wendell, Knightdale, Zebulon looking over budgets

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 12, 2021

Knightdale spending to increase as town grows KNIGHTDALE — The Knightdale Town Council received its...

Wake County Arrests: May 5-11

From staff reports
| May 12, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made May 5-11 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

Rolesville's Noah Rogers won the East Offensive Player of the Game award for catching five passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns.


Rolesville falls to Vance in football state championship

By Marty Simpkins
| May 11, 2021

RALEIGH — Rolesville’s football team exceeded expectations and raised standards this season, but cou...

Jacobi Affinnih, center in pink, and her staff hustle to fill orders during the first Rolesville cash mob at What'z Cookin'? on May 7.

Rolesville Chamber hosts 1st cash mob, boosts hot dog truck

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 10, 2021

ROLESVILLE — The bright red hot dog truck that stands in a parking lot on Young Street will soon be ...

Thirteen people participated in the Wake Forest Prayer Walk from Wake Forest United Methodist Church to the Forks Cafeteria on May 6.

National Day of Prayer

Annual prayer walk held in Wake Forest

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 10, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Around 25 people gathered to pray together at The Forks Cafeteria on May 6 following t...

Workers found a still-unidentified skeleton in 2005 near this entrance to a tree nursery on Mutt Winstead Road between Bunn and Louisburg in rural Franklin County's Raynour community.


Few clues found in skeleton case

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 10, 2021

A migrant worker pruning trees at a commercial nursery in rural Franklin County on a hot fall aftern...

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...