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Linda J. Whitley

January 22, 2021

Sept. 9, 1945 — Jan. 11, 2021 LOUISBURG — Linda Joyner Whitley, 75, died Monday evening at her home....

Mary Charlie Patterson Corpening

January 13, 2021

April 11, 1932 — Jan. 7, 2021 CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mary Charlie Patterson Corpening passed away peacef...

Sherrie Jean Young Grooms

January 6, 2021

Aug. 30, 1956 — Dec. 27, 2020 Sherrie Jean Young Grooms, 64, passed away peacefully on Dec. 27, 2020...

Charles Fred Middleton

December 29, 2020

Charles Fred Middleton, 86, went to his heavenly home on Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. A graveside service...

Bruce Lowell Jenkins Jr.

December 16, 2020

July 28, 1959 — Dec. 3, 2020 Bruce Lowell Jenkins Jr. passed away on Dec. 3, 2020. He was born to ...

Billie Price Broughton

December 16, 2020

Dec. 3, 1937 — Dec. 8, 2020 ZEBULON — Billie Price Broughton, 83, went from the arms of her daughter...

Eugene Edward Dominique

December 10, 2020

May 12, 1939 — Nov. 24, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Eugene Edward “Gene” Dominique passed away Tuesday, Nov. ...

Charity Elizabeth Moody Honeycutt

December 3, 2020

April 4, 1946 — Nov. 24, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Charity Elizabeth Moody Honeycutt, 74, passed away unexp...

Linda Jean Jones Hunter

December 3, 2020

ROLESVILLE — Linda Jean Jones Hunter, 75, passed away, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 at her home. She was b...

Nancy F. Byard

December 3, 2020

Oct. 4, 1929 — Nov. 23, 2020 Nancy F. Byard passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Springmoor Life Ca...

Johnnie O’Neal

November 19, 2020

RALEIGH — Johnnie “J.B.” Burton O’Neal, 78, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, 2020. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Nancy Bailey O’Neal and Johnnie Elmo O’Neal. In …

Joseph Amaru

November 18, 2020

WAKE FOREST — Joseph Amaru, 94, loving husband, father and grandfather, died Nov. 8, 2020 at his home following an extended illness. He was the son of Orazio and Angelina L. Amaru, both Italian …

Donald Wayne Allen

November 11, 2020

Dec. 16, 1942 — Nov. 6, 2020 KITTRELL — Donald Wayne Allen, 77, passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2020, at Transitions Life Care in Raleigh. He was born on Dec. 16, 1942, in Wake County to …

Tempie Ellen Watkins Woodlief

November 12, 2020

Dec. 3, 1929 — Nov. 9, 2020 YOUNGSVILLE — Tempie Ellen Watkins Woodlief, 90, was born on Dec. 3, 1929, and joined her husband Leelan on Nov. 9, 2020. Ellen was born in Wake County to Jesse …

Alton Carter Sr.

November 4, 2020

May 20, 1946 — Oct. 29, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Alton Parker Carter Sr., 74, lost his fight with cancer on Oct. 29, 2020, surrounded by his family. Alton was born to parents Lewis and Ruth …

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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 ...