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Sheriff investigating Wake Forest shooting

From staff reports
| January 18, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Law enforcement is searching for a man who shot someone in Wake Forest, the Wake Count...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

Wake, state again see highest 1-day increase in COVID-19 cases

From staff reports
| January 15, 2021

RALEIGH — COVID-19 cases reached a new record high across the state Jan. 9, according to the North C...

People 65 and older can begin registering for COVID-19 vaccinations in Wake County starting Tuesday.

Coronavirus Crisis

Adults 65 and older can make vaccine appointments in Wake County next week

From staff reports
| January 15, 2021

RALEIGH — Wake County residents 65 and older and healthcare workers can join a waiting list for the ...

English Department Chair Reginald Dawson, right, and Assistant Principal Stacy Reel work with an English teacher in August to prepare before Knightdale High School returned to remote learning.

Wake public schools to stay remote through mid-February

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 15, 2021

CARY — All students in Wake County public schools will continue to have class only online until at l...

Franklin County Arrests: Jan. 6-12

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 6-12 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All infor...

Rep. David Price

Rep. Price votes to impeach Trump, says President’s actions ‘criminal'

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congressman David Price, after voting to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, r...

Police: Suspected cigarette thief led cops on chase, crashed into dentist office, found on rooftop

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — A Raleigh man was charged with a vehicle crash that damaged a dentist's office early Th...

The cast of “American Pickers,” from left, Frank Fritz, Danielle Colby and Mike Wolfe.

‘American Pickers’ to film in NC

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

The cast of the History Channel show “American Pickers” is looking for private collections in North ...

Vance-Granville Community College to offer agri-tech class

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

WARRENTON — Vance-Granville Community College will offer a new sustainable agri-tech program next mo...

This map shows the location of Knightdale Fire stations 1 and 3, which were inherited from Eastern Wake Fire, and station 2, which is the public safety building. It also shows the proposed sites for a new station 4 and a relocated station 2.

New plan: Build 2 public safety stations in Knightdale for price of 1

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 13, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — The town of Knightdale may be able to build two fire stations and renovate its existing...

The community choir sings during the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration in Wake Forest on Jan. 23, 2020.

MLK Jr. community celebration to be virtual

For The Wake Weekly
| January 13, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Several local churches and community organizations will honor the life and legacy of D...

Local government offices will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Community Briefs: Here's what's closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

From staff reports
| January 13, 2021

Gallery open house The Franklin County Arts Council will hold its first gallery open house of the ye...

Mike Rutkowski presents four possible land use scenarios to the Knightdale Town Council in a video presentation over Zoom.

Wake-Franklin transit study finds support for greenways, less urban sprawl

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 13, 2021

A survey of residents in eastern Wake and southern Franklin counties showed support for more ways to...

Wake County Arrests: Jan. 6-12

From staff reports
| January 13, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 6-12 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendel...

South Granville High School

Granville schools extending remote learning through March 15

By Will Bontrager
| January 13, 2021

OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools will continue with all remote learning, or Plan C, after re...

Wake County will begin vaccinating people 75 and older against COVID-19 next week.

Coronavirus crisis

Granville health department sets up COVID-19 vaccine hotline

From staff reports
| January 13, 2021

HENDERSON — Granville Vance Public Health began scheduling appointments this week with adults aged 7...

Wake County will begin vaccinating people 75 and older against COVID-19 next week.

Coronavirus crisis

Wake to vaccinate 75-and-older adults next week; Franklin continues vaccine rollout

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 12, 2021

RALEIGH — Wake County will begin vaccinating people 75 and older against COVID-19 starting Jan. 19, ...

James Roberson

Knightdale Mayor to represent N.C. House District 39

From staff reports
| January 13, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — The mayor of Knightdale was selected to serve as the new representative for N.C. House ...

Allison Snyder

Government Notebook: WCPSS launches substitute recruitment effort

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 13, 2021

RALEIGH — The Wake County Public School System launched a new, more aggressive substitute teacher re...

Wake Forest man wins $100K from Powerball

From staff reports
| January 8, 2021

RALEIGH — Officials say a Wake Forest man took home a $100,000 prize this week after matching five n...


Local news

Sheriff investigating Wake Forest shooting

From staff reports
| January 18, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Law enforcement is searching for a man who shot someone in Wake Forest, the Wake Count...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

Wake, state again see highest 1-day increase in COVID-19 cases

From staff reports
| January 15, 2021

RALEIGH — COVID-19 cases reached a new record high across the state Jan. 9, according to the North C...

People 65 and older can begin registering for COVID-19 vaccinations in Wake County starting Tuesday.

Coronavirus Crisis

Adults 65 and older can make vaccine appointments in Wake County next week

From staff reports
| January 15, 2021

RALEIGH — Wake County residents 65 and older and healthcare workers can join a waiting list for the ...