It is not common for the keynote speech at the East Wake Relay for Life Survivor Dinner to be given on behalf of someone who is too young to speak for themself. Five-month-old Becca Miller didn’t need to speak. She had won over the crowd that gathered at Wendell Baptist Church Thursday evening on her cute factor alone.
Hope you remembered to pick up some flowers, or chocolates before Sunday morning. Or better yet, perhaps you took some time to be thoughtful about the gift you bought for the mother in your life on this Mother’s Day. Maybe it was something you created by your own hand – something that can’t be bought in a store. Maybe it’s something that comes in her favorite color or has her favorite quote or passage of scripture.
The downward trend in attendance as the market season spanned from May to October led organizers to pursue a new, more noticeable location for the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market – the front lawn of Zebulon Town Hall – where this year’s opening day is set for Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A 21-year-old man was being held in lieu of $500,000 bail Wednesday on charges of firing a shot that slightly injured a Wake County sheriff's deputy who was with a squad serving a search warrant at a house early Tuesday.
A Wake County sheriff's deputy received a minor wound early Tuesday when a special operations team arrived at a home on Old Watkins Road with a search warrant and someone began shooting at them, Sheriff Donnie Harrison said.
The community rallied behind this year’s WAKE Up and Read Book Drive to help collect 114,025 children’s books after being 80,000 books short in February. The books are now being distributed to children at 10 elementary schools, 20 childcare centers and nine community centers.
The Two Rivers 3A Conference will hold conference tournaments in baseball and softball this week. Cleveland is the regular-season baseball champion and South Johnston won the regular-season softball title.
Monday’s N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A East Golf Regional followed two storylines that have dominated the two previous Two Rivers 3A Conference matches held this year at Reedy Creek Golf Course.