Keep the Faith

WAKE FOREST — Calling on the Civil Rights icons of the past, the Rev. Dr. Earl C. Johnson asked attendees to collectively hold their breath and hope — and pray — for the best in these uncertain times, during the Wake Forest Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration at Friendship Chapel Baptist Chur… Click here … Read more

Cooper’s Medicaid Plan Facing More Roadblocks

by Dan Way, Carolina Journal State News Today News Service RALEIGH — The fate of Medicaid expansion in North Carolina moved to federal court as General Assembly leaders sued Gov. Roy Cooper and health care officials in the outgoing Obama administration. U.S. District Court Judge Louise Flanagan sche… Click here to read the full Wake … Read more

David Christopher Pearce, 46

David Christopher Pearce, 46 David Christopher Pearce, 46 of Youngsville passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. David was born in Raleigh on June 16, 1970 to his beloved parents, Michael and Linda Pearce. He graduated from Broughton High School in 1988 where his friends lovingly knew him a… Click here to read the … Read more

The Hidden Benefits of Water

Dehydration is a dangerous condition that can cause a host of complications and even prove fatal in severe cases. But as dangerous as dehydration can be, many cases are entirely preventable. The best way to prevent dehydration is to drink enough water. When the body does not take in as much water as… Click here … Read more

Franklin County Sheriff’s Reports – Week of Jan. 26, 2017

Reported Jan. 13 – Jan. 20 Arrests •Jermaine Quashaun Mckoy, 18, 10 Bunker Lane, Louisburg, was arrested at home and charged with drug violations and possessing/concealing drug paraphernalia/equipment. He was taken to the Franklin County Jail and held on $5,000 bond. Jan. 20, 4:45 p.m. •Latrell Anto… Click here to read the full Wake Forest … Read more

Summer Jobs for Teens Opening Up Feb. 15

RALEIGH — Teens interested in summer jobs with the city of Raleigh’s Summer Youth Employment Program (RSYEP) can submit employment applications online through the city’s website at (Jobs/Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program) beginning Feb. 15. Paper applications are not accepted… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe, What is slime? How can I make it? –Nina, 10, Richmond, VA Dear Nina, Our world is full of slime makers. Slugs and snails leave behind gooey trails. Bacteria can create layers of slippery slime in water pipes. Even your body makes its own kind of slime. In our joints, we have … Read more

Pastor: Activism Inspired MLK

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Each year presents new opportunities, situations and challenges for the nation’s African-Americans, but Dr. Martin Luther King’s message remains the same through it all. This, along with a reminder to believers that God is with them if their faith remains steadfast, was … Click here to read the full … Read more

Zeb Grafton Perry, 78

Zeb Grafton Perry, 78 Zeb Grafton Perry went home to be with Lord on Jan. 24. He was 78 years old. A beloved father and husband, Mr. Perry spent an award-winning career in sales, where he touched the lives of many and spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Humorous and with an easy smile, Mr. … Read more