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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Wake County Arrests: May 26-June 1

From staff reports
| June 2, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made May 26-June 1 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, We...

Amanda Cruz, left, and Eve Nemitz introduced Zebulon to their business, The Creative Cup, at a farmers' market booth donated by Civic Federal Credit Union.

Zebulon’s farmers’ market creates space for small business

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 31, 2021

ZEBULON — A partnership between a farmers’ market and a local credit union is putting small business...

"We did it," this Knightdale High School grad mouthed to a friend as he returned to his seat.

Class of 2021

Senior Knights graduate across 3 ceremonies

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 31, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Students and their families gathered one last time in Knights Stadium for a celebration...

Principal Dhedra Lassiter led the way during the Rolesville High School senior parade Wednesday afternoon.

CLASS OF 2021

PHOTOS: Ram seniors roll through town

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 28, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Despite the heat, the Rolesville High School class of 2021 rolled through downtown for ...

Hannah Huggins, right, receives a certificate for nominating the winning Tree of the Year from Wake Forest urban forestry coordinator Luke Devores.

Wake Forest's top tree is Broccolini

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 27, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The town’s Tree of the Year is lucky to be alive. The winning tree, nicknamed Broccoli...

Phil Cordeiro

Government Notebook

Youngsville town administrator steping down

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 27, 2021

YOUNGSVILLE — Town Administrator Phil Cordeiro handed in his letter of resignation May 13. The town’...

Members of the Knightdale police and fire departments carry the Special Olympics of North Carolina torch down Knightdale Boulevard on Wednesday morning.

Photos: Wake County cops carry the flame

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 28, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Members of law enforcement agencies in Wake County, including the Knightdale Police Dep...

A child and his parents play in the water at Sandling Beach at Falls Lake, while two women climb outside the designated swimming area on Thursday, May 27.

Falls Lake swimmers urged to wear life jackets

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 27, 2021

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and all over the country, families will mark...

Taylor Austin Proctor

Bunn man charged in drug-related death

From staff reports
| May 27, 2021

LOUISBURG — A Bunn man was arrested after a four-month investigation into an overdose death, the Fra...

The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners. Back row, from left: Liz Simpers, Jim Dyer and Bridget Wall-Lennon. Front row: Chad Sary, Mayor Vivian Jones, and Adam Wright.

Wake Forest board opposes proposed state development laws

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 27, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Some local government officials say they are concerned about several proposed state la...

Wake County Arrests: May 19-25

From staff reports
| May 26, 2021

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


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