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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...

The Wilson County Sheriff's Office maintains a substation in Lucama, where a man's skeleton was found in 1974. The sheriff's office said the Lucama Police Department, which has since been disbanded, investigated the homicide. The victim's identity remains unknown.

UNIDENTIFIED

Skeleton with shotgun wounds all but forgotten

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 13, 2021

LUCAMA — A skeleton found buried beneath straw in a barn nearly 50 years ago has received little att...

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 ...

Derick Kennedy Belcher

Zebulon man charged in child sex case involving 4-year-old girl

From staff reports
| June 10, 2021

ZEBULON — A man was arrested Tuesday on child sex charges following a multi-month investigation, acc...

Wendell Fire Department.

Government Notebook

Wake County passes $1.6B budget that raises fire tax

June 10, 2021

Wake County’s $1.6B budget raises fire tax RALEIGH — The Wake County Board of Commissioners adopted ...

Community Briefs: Zebulon to dedicate Blue Star Memorial

From staff reports
| June 10, 2021

Blue Star Memorial dedication A dedication for the Blue Star Memorial in Zebulon will be held Friday...

Franklin County Arrests: June 2-8

From staff reports
| June 9, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made June 2-8 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All inform...

Wake County Arrests: June 2-8

From staff reports
| June 9, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made June 2-8 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell...

Executive Director John Saffold, second from left, talks to Wake County Commissioner Sig Hutchinson, left, and Zebulon Commissioner Larry Loucks, second from right, at Olde Raleigh Distillery May 25 during a meet and greet.

Zebulon Chamber's new director preparing for town growth

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 7, 2021

ZEBULON — John Saffold says Zebulon reminds him of the small South Carolina tobacco town he grew up ...

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office seized marijuana, cocaine and more than $22,000 during a federal drug investigation, it said.

Federal charges added in Franklin County drug investigation

From staff reports
| June 7, 2021

LOUISBURG — A Louisburg man was arrested on a federal warrant for drugs and weapons offenses June 2 ...

Rolesville Town Hall

Rolesville gets approval for Town Hall loan

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 7, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville is one step closer to getting a new Town Hall. The Local Government Commissi...

William Maxwell Hooks

Wendell man accused of lying about crash date, faces felony charge

From staff reports
| June 7, 2021

WENDELL — A Wendell man is facing felony insurance fraud charges after authorities said he lied abou...

This forensic sketch shows the likely appearance of an unidentified woman found in the Charlotte woods in 2011.

UNIDENTIFIED

A decade after bones found, woman's identity remains mystery

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 7, 2021

Blair Fitch knows the importance of the initial two days in a homicide investigation. A detective wi...

Michael Halston Fitzpatrick

Sheriff: Attempted-murder suspect held man’s head underwater

From staff reports
| June 7, 2021

ZEBULON — A Louisburg man was arrested on attempted murder charges Friday after deputies accused him...

ICES currently has two teen boys living with a family in Oxford: Leif from Italy and Julien from Germany. Contributed photo by Donna Bell

NC Families needed to host exchange students

From staff reports
| June 3, 2021

An international student exchange program is asking families in Granville, Franklin, Wake and surrou...

Crystal Lloyd

Creedmoor ranger named Falls Lake superintendent

For Restoration NewsMedia
| June 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Crystal Lloyd, a nine-year employee of the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation, will...

A player swings his club during the sold-out Wendell Chamber Classic Sticks and Steaks Golf Tournament.

Wendell Chamber sells out 30th annual golf tournament

For The Wake Weekly
| June 3, 2021

WENDELL — The Wendell Chamber’s 30th annual Classic Sticks and Steaks Golf Tournament was held at th...

Norse Brewing is making a strawberry basil ale as part of the Six One Five Collabeeration for Tri-Area Ministries. Contributed photo by Jeannie Jones

Wake Forest restaurants create sweet treats to support food bank

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Summer is the perfect time for ice cream, beer and giving back to the community. The ...

Mike Reeve, right, was presented with the DAR Community Service Award by Margaret Lloyd. Contributed photo

Reeve earns DAR community service award

For The Wake Weekly
| June 3, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Gen. James Moore Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recognized Wa...


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