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What economic lessons has the pandemic taught us?

By Mike Walden
| June 8, 2021

Although I no longer teach students in the classroom — having retired after 43 years at N.C. State U...

"We did it," this Knightdale High School grad mouthed to a friend as he returned to his seat.

Class of 2021

Senior Knights graduate across 3 ceremonies

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 31, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Students and their families gathered one last time in Knights Stadium for a celebration...

Heritage High students and their guests were required to wear masks while attending a prom hosted by a fellow student off campus.

Heritage student hosts off-campus prom

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 24, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A lot of people can say they went to prom, but few can say they held their own. When ...

Coronavirus Crisis

WCPSS sees COVID-19 rate remain steady

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 14, 2021

CARY — Ten employees and 77 students tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Wake County Publ...

COVID-19 vaccine shots are distributed to nurses during a recent mass vaccination clinic for farmworkers at the Wilson County Agricultural Center.

Coronavirus Crisis

Kids 12 and older can receive vaccines

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 14, 2021

RALEIGH — Kids 12 and older are now eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, according to th...

Across the state, 1,501 new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday

Coronavirus Crisis

State lifts most COVID-19 restrictions

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 14, 2021

RALEIGH — The state lifted most of its COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately on Friday. All ma...

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...

COVID-19 vaccine shots are distributed to nurses during a recent mass vaccination clinic for farmworkers at the Wilson County Agricultural Center.

Coronavirus Crisis

Over half of N.C. adults at least partially vaccinated

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 7, 2021

RALEIGH — Half of adults statewide are at least partially vaccinated, according to the N.C. Departme...

Jean McCamy

Opinion | Views and Reviews

Don’t be stubborn; get the vaccine

By Jean McCamy
| May 6, 2021

Last Saturday was a beautiful day. I went to a soccer game without a mask. We won. That was a wonder...

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Letter to the Editor

Appreciate correctional officers who worked through virus

May 6, 2021

This is National Correctional Employees Week and National Nurses Week. Each year we take time out to...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases produced this creative rendition of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles.

Coronavirus Crisis

Eight students at St. Catherine test positive for COVID-19

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 30, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A Catholic school in Wake Forest has a cluster of COVID-19, according to the N.C. Depa...

More than 2,200 new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

Coronavirus Crisis

State relaxes mask requirements outside

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 30, 2021

RALEIGH — A new executive order relaxes the outdoor mask mandate and eases mass gathering limits sta...

Granville Vance Public Health's Tammy Lumpkin, right, administers a second dose of the Moderna vaccine to Patrice Robbinson of Henderson. Robinson and her husband, Al, operate the Family Fare in Creedmoor.

Coronavirus Crisis

Wake County resumes J&J shots

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 30, 2021

RALEIGH — The Wake County Public Health resumed using Johnson & Johnson vaccines Thursday and Friday...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases produced this creative rendition of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles.

Coronavirus Crisis

Two Wake private schools have COVID-19 clusters

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 24, 2021

RALEIGH — Two new clusters have been reported at Wake County private schools, according to the N.C. ...

Across the state, 2,236 new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday.

Coronavirus Crisis

State to lift most restrictions by June 1

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 24, 2021

RALEIGH — Most of the pandemic restrictions will be lifted by June 1, the N.C. Department of Health ...

Susan Odell prepares to receive patients at the Gardens at Wakefield during a vaccination clinic in March. Amber Revels-Stocks | The Wake Weekly

Coronavirus Crisis

Wake County to open vaccination clinic in Wake Forest

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 23, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A new regional vaccination clinic will open in Wake Forest starting Monday. The Wake C...

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...

Marty Simpkins

Commentary

Sports rise as COVID-19 cases fall

By Marty Simpkins
| April 15, 2021

It’s been a while since I’ve written a column. That’s probably a good thing — I’ve been so busy cove...


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