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Josh, 9, and Jaclyn Kroeze, 11, receive an egg dye kit at Luddy Park.

Youngsville celebrates Easter with children's egg hunt

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| March 29, 2021

YOUNGSVILLE ­­­­— Kids spent their Saturday morning hunting down eggs at Luddy Park for the Youngsvi...

Heritage's David Ortiz takes a shot on goal in the game against Wakefield High School.

Boys soccer

PHOTOS: Huskies rally to beat Wolverines 6-3

From staff reports
| February 19, 2021


Snow dusts the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Thursday morning.

PHOTOS: Wake Forest dusted by snow

Photos by Amber Revels-Stocks
| February 19, 2021

Arriana White dribbles toward the corner for a short jumper against Rolesville.

Girls basketball

PHOTOS: Rolesville defeats Granville Central 50-15

By Amanda Dixon
| January 11, 2021

Allie Kilgore has recorded 56 digs and 19 aces for the Huskies this year. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

High School volleyball

PHOTOS: Heritage volleyball wins 6 straight

By Marty Simpkins
| January 11, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s volleyball team is on a roll this week after notching their sixth straight ...

Heritage's Allie Kilgore knocks the ball up in the air after receiving a serve. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

High School Volleyball

PHOTOS: Heritage sweeps Franklinton volleyball

By Marty Simpkins
| January 4, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s volleyball team easily won the first two sets and edged out a victory in th...

People march down the sidewalk on Wakefield Plantation Drive to support diversity and inclusion after a family received a racist letter earlier in the week. Amber Revels-Stocks | The Wake Weekly

2020 in Review

PHOTOS: Wake Weekly captured the good, bad of 2020

From staff reports
| January 11, 2021

A historic year is coming to a close. Defined by the pandemic, but marked still by civil unrest, a c...

The Zebulon Police Department split its Shop with a Cop event into multiple trips Friday. D Squad officers pose with Charles, Edmond, Dinzel and Nayla as they concluded the event.

Shop with a Cop made into several small events in Zebulon

From staff reports
| December 22, 2020

ZEBULON — The Zebulon Police Department split its Shop with a Cop event into multiple trips this yea...

Santa Claus waves during the Rockin’ Around Rolesville event Saturday morning.

PHOTOS: Santa comes to town for Rockin’ Around Rolesville

Photos by Mikey Reeves
| January 11, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Santa visited neighborhoods in Rolesville Saturday as residents watched from driveways ...

Eric Brooks of Knightdale, right, waves to Santa Claus Saturday.

PHOTOS: Tour brings Santa to Knightdale neighborhoods

By Mikey Reeves
| January 11, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Santa  visiting neighborhoods in Knightdale on Saturday, Dec. 12. He was joined by poli...

Parade-goers watch as the Youngsville Christmas parade makes its way up Main Street on Saturday morning. Mikey Reeves | Special to The Wake Weekly

PHOTOS: Youngsville Christmas parade draws celebratory crowd despite pandemic

By Mikey Reeves
| January 11, 2021

Members of the Justice Volunteer Fire Department gave out handmade lunches they prepared for local veterans. Mikey Reeves | Special to The Wake Weekly

PHOTOS: Franklin County honors veterans with drive-thru meals

From staff reports
| January 11, 2021

LOUISBURG — Franklin County honored those who served at the county’s annual Veterans Day celebration...

Justin White and his scaly friend used a "treat slide" to give candy to this panda and her tractor driving brother. Amber Revels-Stocks | The Wake Weekly

PHOTOS: Treat trail limits trick-or-treating to Wendell kids

From staff reports
| January 11, 2021

WENDELL — The annual treat trail in Wendell this year was only open to about 200 local children, but officials said it was a safe and successful event. In the past, as many as 2,000 people …

Local news

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce held a celebratory ribbon cutting for new member Town Hall Burger & Beer on Wednesday, April 7. Town Hall Burger and Beer is in Wakefield Crossing at 13100 Falls of Neuse Road in Raleigh. It’s open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

New burger joint celebrates opening in north Raleigh

For The Wake Weekly
| April 17, 2021

The Zebulon Woman's Club partnered with the Zebulon Police Department to raise awareness of child abuse. The club planted 24 spinning pinwheels near the Blue Star Memorial at the police department, honoring the founding of the club in 1924. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Zebulon Woman's Club, police raise awareness of child abuse

For The Wake Weekly
| April 16, 2021

Donnie Hight, left, is congratulated for his service by Mark Dwyer, the commander of the Walter E. Cole Post 187 American Legion. Hight, a lifetime resident of Wake Forest, received his 60-year American Legion service award at Post 187’s regular meeting in March. Hight enrolled in the Wake Forest American Legion following his release from active service in the U.S. Navy after World War II and has continued ever since. The group said Hight has contributed to the advancement of the Legion Post and the community of Wake Forest. Hight has participated in the enhancements to the Wake Forest Veterans Memorial while serving as chairman of the committee dedicated to the preservation of an important veteran monument devoted to the citizens of Wake Forest who perished while defending the nation in all conflicts since the Revolutionary War. The monument serves as an important location for community service honoring Wake Forest veterans.

Legionnaires recognize Hight for 60 years of service

For The Wake Weekly
| April 16, 2021

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