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Hope pours down

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A tumultuous cloudburst emptied the heavens onto Wake Forest May 18, but it didn’t dampen the spirits at the Habitat for Humanity picnic at the Hope House in the East End. In fact, it brought people together, black and white, children and...
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Volunteer has passion for Relay

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Danette Cheatham of Wake Forest had already been volunteering with Franklin County Relay For Life when she lost her grandmother to bone cancer. And it made her work all the harder. She’s a self-proclaimed workaholic who loves to volunteer and help people. “It’s...

Running for the fallen

FRANKLINTON — Sgt. Jeffery Brewer with the 1454th Heavy Equipment Company out of Concord spent his Memorial Day running for the members of the North Carolina National Guard who have died in combat from 2004 to the present. Brewer ran from his home in Franklinton to the Kerr...
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Cyclists on tour to build up America

Wake Forester chronicling journey on blog by David Leone WAKE FOREST — “Woke up at 5 a.m. … ate a hearty breakfast, and made our way out on an 82-mile ride. My expectations for the ride were low, as I had no idea how beautiful the country farm lands between Chapel Hill and...
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Musical brings N.C. talent home from N.Y.

Wake Forest-Rolesville grad living actor’s dream in Big Apple by David Leone NEW YORK, N.Y. — What do three women with ukuleles and a broad sense of humor have to do with Wake Forest? A lot, actually. Caitlin Davis, a 2006 Wake Forest-Rolesville and 2011 UNC-Greensboro graduate...