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Chair Matt Calabria made the announcement Friday during a press conference.

Wake County, Wake Forest reinstate mask requirements in government buildings

From staff reports
| August 2, 2021

RALEIGH — Employees and visitors to Wake County owned buildings will be required to wear face masks,...

Kids run around the Northeast Community Coalition's Community Garden on Saturday, trying to solve a scavenger hunt.

Northeast Coalition community garden providing free meals

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 29, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Northeast Community Coalition hopes to grow a strong neighborhood with its garden ...

Lisa Alston

Government Notebook

Knightdale OK's housing development, industrial park projects

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 29, 2021

Gruber Alston Renaissance Centre to get $107K federal grant WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Renaissanc...

Bobbitt plans to be a good neighbor with a secure perimeter fence to keep out curious neighborhood kids, Neal Conley said.

Knightdale selects designer for 4th fire station

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| August 2, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Knightdale officials on July 21 selected Bobbitt Design/Build to be the architect for t...

Wake County opens cooling stations through Friday

From staff reports
| July 29, 2021

RALEIGH — Temporary cooling stations will be open at the county’s regional centers through Friday to...

Wake County Arrests

From staff reports
| July 29, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made July 21-27 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

After being found on a trail near her Rolesville home, 3-year-old Alexandra poses for a picture with, from left, Detective Sgt. P. Myers and Sgt. M. Barnes of the Rolesville Police Department and Officer Dustin Dobson and K-9 Rino of the Zebulon Police Department.

Rolesville father recounts shock after 3-year-old wanders off for 2 hours

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 27, 2021

ROLESVILLE — A parent’s worse nightmare had a happy ending in Rolesville on Friday when a police dog...

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

State: COVID cases spike in unvaccinated patients

For The Wake Weekly
| July 26, 2021

RALEIGH — After months of decline, North Carolina is experiencing a rapid increase in COVID-19 sprea...

Casa Esperanza Montessori School was given the OK to build a new school building near Capital Boulevard.

Casa Esperanza approved to build new school in Wake Forest

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 26, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners on Tuesday narrowly approved a master site plan...

After being found, a young girl took photos with, from left, Detective Sgt. P. Myers, Sgt. M. Barnes, Officer Dustin Dobson and K-9 Rino.

Police K-9 helps finds child missing from Rolesville

From staff reports
| July 23, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Multiple police departments worked together to find a missing girl in Rolesville on Fri...

Into The Fog performs at Shakori Hills. The band is made up of, from left, Michael Malek, Winston Mitchell of Wake Forest, Derek Lane and Brian Stephenson of Wake Forest. Mason Goodwin | Contributed photo

Wake Forest band performs at FloydFest

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 23, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Two homegrown musicians competed at FloydFest this week, as venues and groups across t...

Wake County Public Health going door-to-door with vaccines

From staff reports
| July 26, 2021

RALEIGH — The next knock on your door may be a team from Wake County Public Health with a COVID-19 v...

Muhammed Arslan Afzal

Sheriff: Uber driver sexually assaulted woman he picked up in Wake Forest

From staff reports
| July 22, 2021

RALEIGH — An Uber driver has been charged with allegedly assaulting a customer during a ride. Accord...

Government Notebook: Renaissance Center to get $107K federal grant

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 21, 2021

Renaissance Center to get $107K federal grant WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Renaissance Center is ac...

Wake County Arrests: July 14-20

From staff reports
| July 21, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made July 14-20 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

Javion Zyrrell Whitfield

Teen shooting victim dies; 1 charged with murder

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 21, 2021

ZEBULON — A Wendell man has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a vape shop that resulted...

Eduardo Sevilla, 14, has lived at Wellington Park around 10 years. He said he’s concerned about having to change schools and leaving his extended family if the park closes.

Wake Forest mobile home residents must vacate, owner says

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 26, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Vietnam veteran Harold Burnett has lived at Wellington Park Mobile Home Community for ...

Lydia, left, and Hannah Booth examine a French horn donated to the Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra by listeners of The Classical Station.

Donated instruments ‘life-changing’ to orchestra youth

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 29, 2021

WAKE FOREST — There will soon be some very happy musicians in Wake Forest. The Wake Forest Community...

Tom Kinkelaar

Kinkelaar’s perseverance during wife’s illness earns Braveheart award

By Marty Simpkins
| July 21, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High School athletic director Tom Kinkelaar was awarded the N.C. Athletic Di...

Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones, left, is running for reelection in November against Town Commissioner Bridget Wall-Lennon, right.

2021 Municipal Elections

Challengers seeking to unseat incumbent mayors

From staff reports
| July 19, 2021

Mayoral races are already heating up, following the end of municipal candidate filing July 16. Wake ...


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