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June Art After Hours

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town officials, Public Arts Commission members and art enthusiasts attended the ribbon cutting and dedication of the Leaf Shade Bench (at left) at Jones Plaza in downtown Wake Forest June 14 during Art After Hours. Artist Robert Tulley designed the...

Are interest rates on the rise? — Dr. Mike Walden

In the years right before his death, my father became very interested in investments. Maybe it was because he wanted his financial affairs in good order before he passed. Or maybe he became caught up in all the discussions about investing during the Great Recession. But for...
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Family robbed at gunpoint — On Patrol, week of June 27, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Police have arrested a 24-year-old Louisburg man in connection with a robbery with a deadly weapon last week. According to a report filed by Deputy J. Maloney, a home invasion was reported on Furney Pearce Road, Zebulon, June 17, at 11 p.m. Two...

Business Briefs — week of June 27, 2013

Matzkevich named cemetery association president Dyanne Matzkevich has been elected president of the N.C. Cemetery Association. She has helped families as the manager of Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest and Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Zebulon for 10 years. Pine...

Cut down on junk mail and spam

RALEIGH — Junk mail, spam and unsolicited calls and text messages may be annoying to some, but can potentially lead to identity theft if left in the wrong hands. While it is nearly impossible to completely eliminate junk mail, spam text messages and unwanted phone calls, BBB...