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Wake Forest Chamber, The Wake Weekly to hold candidate forum

From staff reports
| September 24, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates forum in early Octobe...

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Franklin County appoints McCray attorney

From staff reports
| September 24, 2021

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Commissioners unanimously appointed Gena McCray as county attorney a...

Wake County Arrests: Sept. 15-21

From staff reports
| September 24, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Sept. 15-21 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wend...

17-year-old held in threats against Johnston schools

September 23, 2021

SMITHFIELD — The Sheriff’s Office has detained a 17-year-old in Wednesday’s social media threats aga...

Supporters of Wellington Park finish up their signs asking the planning board to recommend approval of the rezoning before its Sept. 8 meeting. The developer Middleburg Communities will provide up to $375,000 for moving expenses.

Wellington Park rezoned; residents to get cash to help move

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 24, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Residents of Wellington Mobile Home Park will receive money to help move their homes, ...

Traci Dunston has written her second book, which is part of a course to help Black women discover their inner power.

Franklin author writes second book

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 22, 2021

LOUISBURG — A Franklin County author recently released her second book, which is part of a course to...

Parents told The Wake Weekly that this image posted to social media caused a lockdown on campus on Tuesday.

Social media threat causes lockdown at East Wake High School

From staff reports
| September 21, 2021

WENDELL — East Wake High School is on lockdown due to a social media threat. A picture was posted on...

Cayden Cove will place 222 single-family home on 88 acres with lot sizes averaging around 6,038 square feet.

Development to bring 222 single-families homes to Wendell

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 21, 2021

WENDELL — In a split vote, the Wendell Board of Commissioners approved rezoning 88 acres off of N.C....

Louis Freeman, left, and Larry Magen take a quick break from working the fryers.

PHOTOS: Wake Forest UMC holds fish fry for charity

From staff reports
| September 21, 2021

Wake Forest United Methodist Church held a fish fry on Sept. 17 to raise money for mission work, inc...

WCSO is looking for the driver of this car, which they say attempted to pull over another vehicle Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff: Accused deputy imposter arrested

From staff reports
| September 20, 2021

RALEIGH — A Raleigh man has been arrested less than five hours after the Wake County Sheriff’s Offic...

The DuBois Center was established in 1998 on the site of DuBois High School, which graduated students of color until 1970.

Wake Forest among first towns partnering on digital workforce hubs

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 16, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A nonprofit organization hopes to partner with two historically Black schools, the tow...

Wake Forest Fire Department firefighters begin their 3-mile walk on Main Street in Wake Forest escorted by the Fire Department’s Fire Chief, Ron Early. Fireman E. Barret holds the American flag. 
 Miranda Evon | Special to The Wake Weekly

Annual firefighter walk continues to recognize 9/11 victims

By Miranda Evon
| September 16, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A few Wake Forest firefighters gathered with their families and friends at Wake Forest...

Tommy Robinson, a food pantry volunteer, places a turkey into a trunk as part of Wake Forest Police Department's 14th turkey distribution in 2020.

Community Briefs: Turkey drive underway; ghost walk tickets on sale

From staff reports
| September 16, 2021

Turkey drive The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting monetary donations through Saturday, Nov...

Wake County Arrests: Sept. 8-14

From staff reports
| September 15, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Sept. 8-14 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

COVID-19 cases are rising statewide due to the delta variant, the N.C. DHHS said.

Coronavirus Crisis

School outbreaks continue to push COVID-19 cases up

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 15, 2021

RALEIGH — COVID-19 cases are rising across the state due to the delta variant, according to the N.C....

Cook Out is coming to Zebulon after the closure and sale of Hillbillies at 1206 N. Arendell Ave.

Cook Out to open in Zebulon at former Hillbillies site

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 15, 2021

ZEBULON ­– The pandemic closure of a popular mom-and-pop restaurant has made way for a Cook Out to open in eastern Wake County, a short drive from towns in southern Nash County.

Michael, center, and Kacie Germano cut the ribbon on Germano Architecture and Interiors and Z:Work Downtown on Friday.

Germanos cut ribbon on architecture, coworking space

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 15, 2021

ZEBULON — The Zebulon Chamber of Commerce held its first ribbon cutting in almost two years Sept. 10...

A man stands and regards the Freedom Flag flown Saturday at the Wake Forest Fire Department.

Fire department unfurls Freedom Flag on Sept. 11 anniversary

By Miranda Evon
| September 13, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A red, white and blue banner swung in the breeze Saturday at the Wake Forest Fire Depa...

Sales of Wake Forestopoly go to support the youth programs at the chamber.

'Wake Forestopoly' board game sales to support chamber programs

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 13, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A brand new Wake Forestopoly is available from the Chamber of Commerce. The game is ba...

Erick Mohn, left, and Daryl Cash count money in 2001. Before they were done, they'd raised $70,000 for the New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund.

In 2001, Wake Forest firefighters raised $70K for 9/11 widows, children

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 11, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Twenty years ago, people across the nation watched in horror as planes flew into the T...


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