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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...

Owen Shook, 4, gets a helping hand from Rolesville Police school resource officer Brian Strickland during the bike rodeo at Thales Academy on Saturday morning.

Young bikers get a lesson in safety

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 26, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Several local kids got a chance to show off their bike skills and receive a free helmet...

Prayer Walk participants took the opportunity to fellowship during the walk along South Main Street in Wake Forest on May 6, National Day of Prayer.

National Day of Prayer

Annual prayer walk held in Wake Forest

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 10, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Around 25 people gathered to pray together at The Forks Cafeteria on May 6 following t...

Rolesville's football team celebrates its first 4AA east regional championship title after beating Wake Forest 24-21 in double overtime.


Rams are state championship bound

By Marty Simpkins
| May 3, 2021

ROLESVILLE — For the first time in school history, a team sports program from Rolesville will repres...

Rolesville's new police chief, David R. Simmons II, is sworn in on a Bible held by his daughters, from left, Bailey, Breanna and Bristol.

Simmons sworn in as Rolesville police chief: ‘I’m very blessed to return’

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| March 24, 2021

ROLESVILLE — The new police chief in Rolesville isn’t a new face. Chief David R. Simmons was sworn i...

Creedmoor police released video from Capital Chevrolet’s security cameras showing two men they think are responsible for the thefts, and asked anyone who could identify them to reach out.

Sports car stolen from Wake Forest dealership; police see ties to Creedmoor thefts

From staff reports
| February 15, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Police investigating the theft of vehicles from a car dealership in downtown Creedmoor l...

Wakefield's Carson Cryer scored 10 points, including a half-court buzzer-beater at the end of the third quarter.

Boys Basketball

Wakefield takes down Wake Forest, Rolesville

By Marty Simpkins
| February 9, 2021

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys basketball team put itself in second place for the NAC 6 conference after...

Bartender Kristi Hale works behind the reclaimed pine wood bar at Olde Raleigh Distillery during its grand opening Friday, Jan. 22.

Bourbon beginnings: Olde Raleigh Distillery launches in Zebulon

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 29, 2021

ZEBULON — A dream almost four years in the making came to fruition over the weekend in Zebulon. Olde...

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 …

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