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Third graders from Sanford Creek Elementary School perform "O Christmas Tree" on handbells in this screen capture from Tuesday's virtual Rolesville Tree Lighting. The ceremony was online and included well-wishes from Mayor Ronnie Currin and a countdown from the town comissioners. Contributed photo

Rolesville rings in holidays with bells, lights

December 17, 2020


Legna Barreto, right, celebrates receiving her home Wednesday with her sons, Jack and Elis, and members of the 82nd Airborne.

Welcome Home: Fallen soldier’s family gets Wendell Falls house

| December 17, 2020

WENDELL — A house key can mean a new beginning or a place to lay your head at night. For Legna Barreto, it is the start of a new chapter after the worst year of her life. Legna met Sgt. 1st …

Local news

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases produced this creative rendition of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles.

Coronavirus Crisis

Community spread of COVID-19 increases across state

From staff reports
| January 22, 2021

RALEIGH — Only one county in North Carolina doesn’t have substantial or critical community spread, t...

From left, Bill Kroll, chair of the Endeavor Charter School board of directors; Steve McAdams, the school’s co-founder and former director; Christi Whiteside, the current director; Michael Reinhardt, chair of the ECS Foundation board of directors; Alison Blatz, the 2020-21 president off the Endeavor Parents Active With Students volunteer group; and Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones break ground on the school’s new wing on Nov. 17, 2020.

Construction continues on Endeavor Charter expansion; capacity to grow by 240 students

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 22, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A K-8 charter school plans to add a wing to its school, allowing it to enroll around 2...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

WCPSS reports 57 more COVID-19 cases; cluster reported at Knightdale Kindercare

From staff reports
| January 22, 2021

CARY — Despite being fully remote until mid-February, the Wake County Public School System is still ...