As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the Wake County Animal Center is urging our community to support the spirit of compassion, freedom and unity by adopting a pet during a current surge in homeless animals. The Wake County Animal Center is approaching maximum capacity again. There are 84 dogs on the adoption floor with […]

Wake County’s indoor mask mandate will end today at 5pm.  This includes the towns and cities of: Raleigh, Garner, Morrisville, Knightdale, Zebulon and Rolesville . Some that have already lifted the mask mandate, including Cary, Fuquay Varina, Apex, Holly Springs and Wake Forest. This mandate applies to indoor, public buildings, however, individual businesses will be […]

   Wake County is launching drive-thru COVID-19 testing for at-risk residents. Tests will be administered from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, June 1, through Thursday, June 4,  at the Wake County Commons Building parking lot at 4011 Carya Dr. in Raleigh. Tests are available by appointment and are free to people in the following groups: Have […]

  The Wake County man who has contracted COVID-19 attended his church in Cary after arriving back in NC from Washington. Rev. Wolfgang Herz-Lane issued a statement Thursday that the man is part of the Christ the King Lutheran Church congregation but was last on the church campus on Feb. 25. The Pastor also said […]

Monday evening storms moving through Wake County caused travel issues across the county. The problems in Wake County began around 7 p.m. with heavy rain in a short period of time. The heavy rain caused a flash flood warning that remained in effect until 10:45 p.m. Neighboring counties Durham and Orange had flash flood warnings in […]

Local students plan to take part with other students across the country  on walking out of school Today/Wednesday to honor the 17 people killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month. The walkout also is intended to press lawmakers to pass stricter gun laws. Walkouts at schools across the country are planned for […]

The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a string of mail and package thefts in a Wake County neighborhood. Homeowners in the Yates Mill Run neighborhood are the victims of having letters and packages stolen from their mailboxes. They said that the thefts happened on Monday. It was reported that a person drove around the […]

  Hundreds of thousands of students on the traditional calendar year are returning to the classroom today. In Raleigh there are 6 new school that will open up in Wake County. Durham school will see buses that now are equipped with seat belts.   Durham’s one of 13 counties testing the seat belts as part of […]

This weekend The Light will be apart of the African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh hosted by Wake County. Join The Light on Sunday from 2-4pm the African American Cultural Festival downtown Raleigh on the Fayetteville St. Mall – 205 Fayetteville St.… It’s the annual Labor Day Weekend celebration of African American culture. There will be […]

  A man in Wake County has contracted the measles and may have exposed it before being diagnosed.The man had traveled to Europe and just recently developed symptoms including rash and fever. Doctors say he would have been extremely contagious 4 days prior, the day of and until he was treated unless those he came in […]