Get ready! The Town of Wendell will be hosting its FIRST EVER Fireworks Show on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at Wendell Community Park! Located at 601 W. Third Street, Wendell Community Park will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. on Friday, July 1st to set up for the event. It will reopen at 6 p.m. on […]

Residents who live or work near Wendell will soon have a convenient way to get tested for COVID-19. Wake County is partnering with Hephzibah Baptist Church to provide free testing later this week. “We are continuing to offer opportunities for anyone who needs a COVID-19 test in our community to do so conveniently and safely,” […]

An employee at the Sheetz location located at 505 Wendell Boulevard in Wendell has tested positive for COVID-19. There are no immediate plans to close the store according to a Sheetz spokesperson. The spokes person said the “store has been conducting daily cleaning, sanitization and disinfecting.” The employee was last at work on June 12th. […]

While a few reservations for COVID-19 testing remain available at Southern Regional Center in Fuquay-Varina, Wake County Public Health has secured the location for its next round of testing. From June 11 to June 13, public health staff will be testing at-risk residents for COVID-19 at Hephzibah Baptist Church, located at 1794 Wendell Blvd., Wendell. The […]

DURHAM Join Paperhand Puppet Intervention and Batala Durham drummers, as Downtown Durham Inc. hosts a fanciful, danceable tree lighting at CCB Plaza (near Major the Bull). Directly after the Tower Lighting at American Tobacco Campus, follow puppets and drummers up Blackwell Street to celebrate our community and light up the plaza. Come one, come all! […]

The owner of a private pool in Wendell is under fire after postings rules that outline dreads, weaves and baggy pants are not permitted. However, the owner of the Outdoor Recreation Center of Wendell insists that he and his wife aren’t racist and that the social media backlash is a huge misunderstanding. According […]


Haunted Forest at Panic Point- This outdoor haunted theme park is packed with 7 attractions, including a hayride, maze & walk in the dark. Address: 2808 Cedar Creek Rd, Youngsville, NC 27596 Phone: (919) 526-8612 Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Darkside Haunted Estates-  With 5 insane attractions , including the Insane Asylum, JoJo’s Clown Town, the Slaughterhouse […]

A 13-year old teen was killed in a hit and run event yesterday morning. Keith Jones Jr. was waiting for his school bus in Wendell when he was killed. His father found him lying in a ditch. Police arrested Efren Vences of Clayton.Vences has since been charged with misdemeanor death by a motor vehicle, felony […]