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Draft community plan and land use map now available for review

For The Wake Weekly
| January 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST – The town of Wake Forest will host Community Plan Open House workshops on Tuesday, Feb....

This rendering shows plans for Wake Tech’s future Eastern Wake 4.0 campus in Wendell.

Wake Tech selects Skanska to build plant for Wendell campus

From staff reports
| January 27, 2022

WENDELL — Wake Technical Community College has selected Skanska to construct a central energy plant ...

Franklin County seeks EMS input

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 27, 2022

LOUISBURG — Franklin County is seeking community input about its Emergency Medial Services or EMS. T...

Once completed, the 20-acre Hollybrook Park will have pickleball and basketball courts, trails, a playground and more.

Wendell chooses Hollybrook Park designers

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 27, 2022

WENDELL — The Wendell Board of Commissioners agreed at its Monday meeting to have town staff begin n...

Eagles tribute band coming to Louisburg College

From staff reports
| January 27, 2022

LOUISBURG — A popular Eagles tribute band will be coming to Louisburg College in February.  Hotel Ca...

They may not look like much on the outside, but catalytic converters contain precious metals like platinum, giving the car part a scrap market value of up to $300.

Sheriff: Wake County man may have been stealing car parts when he died

From staff reports
| January 27, 2022

ZEBULON — A Wake County man may have died while stealing parts from a disabled car, the Wake County ...

Wake Electric on Franklin Street in Wake Forest offers electricity in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties. Amber Revels-Stocks | Wake Weekly file photo

Wake Electric to add utility-scale battery energy storage to local grid

For The Wake Weekly
| January 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric announced on Jan. 24 the planned installation of cutting-edge battery en...

Wake Forest Fire's new remotely operated vehicle will make underwater rescue and recovery easier. Contributed photo

New vehicle to expedite underwater rescue and recovery efforts

For The Wake Weekly
| January 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest Fire Department recently purchased a Deep Trek Pivot Submersible Remot...

Sin Limites members work at a table about El Salvador during the Hispanic Heritage Month Fair. Contributed photo

Sin Limites gives back to community

From staff reports
| January 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — A club for Hispanic students at Heritage High School has been giving back to the Wake ...

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Knightdale finance director resigns

From staff reports
| January 27, 2022

KNIGHTDALE — Tim Flora, Knightdale’s finance director, has resigned to become finance director for t...

Senora Lynch, a member of the Haliwa Saponi Tribe of Warrenton, used traditional hand coiling techniques to create last year's turtle before adding contemporary etching designs into the surface. Contributed photo

Calling all artists: Rolesville holds trail art competition

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 26, 2022

ROLESVILLE — In June, you may spy pieces of artwork throughout Main Street Park and the Millbridge P...

Concinnity celebrates grand opening

For The Wake Weekly
| January 26, 2022

ROLESVILLE — Concinnity Health Direct Primary Care celebrated its grand opening on Monday, Jan. 17. ...

Wake County Arrests: Jan. 18-25

From staff reports
| January 26, 2022

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 19-25 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

Franklin County Arrests: Jan. 18-25

From staff reports
| January 26, 2022

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 19-25 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All info...

Back the Blue N.C. presented plaques to the family of the late Officer Ryan Hayworth and Deputy Chief Orlando Soto on Jan. 19. East Wake T.V. | Contributed photo

Back the Blue honors fallen Knightdale police officer

For The Wake Weekly
| January 26, 2022

KNIGHTDALE — Back the Blue N.C. presented the family of fallen Officer Ryan Hayworth and the town of...

Gov. Roy Cooper donated blood on Jan. 20 at the American Red Cross Raleigh Blood Center. He proclaimed January as Blood Donation Month. Paul Barker | Contributed photo

American Red Cross: Blood supply at critical levels

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 27, 2022

RALEIGH — January has been named Blood Donation Month in North Carolina following a historic blood s...

Mayor Vivian Jones, right, joins Ruth Ann and Commissioner Jim Dyer at the MLK Celebration at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church on Jan. 20. In the pew behind them, award-winner Lydia Sallis, right, stands with her parents, Staci and Jay Hagood. Gary Band | The Wake Weekly

Friendship Chapel Baptist Church hosts MLK Celebration

By Gary Band
| January 26, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Nearly 100 people, all masked, attended the moving and meaningful Martin Luther King, ...

This truck crashed into North Wake Physical Therapy on Jan. 19 when the driver hit the gas instead of the brake. Contributed photo

Truck crashes into physical therapy office building

From staff reports
| January 24, 2022

WAKE FOREST — A truck drove into a building on Jan. 19, causing no injuries, officials said.  Wake F...

This sketch shows what authorities believe an unknown man looked like when he died in Haywood County in 2004.

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DNA search underway in Haywood County case

By Lindell J. Kay
| January 24, 2022

MOUNT AIRY — A partnership that solved at least four unidentified body cases in North Carolina last ...

Wake Health distributes free N95 masks

From staff reports
| January 20, 2022

Wake County Public Health will distribute free N95 masks at five locations starting Jan. 20 while su...


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