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Piper chosen FCS’ acting superintendent

Criteria set for superintendent search by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Alaska? New Jersey? Or maybe England? The new superintendent of Franklin County Schools could come from anywhere in the country or the world, according to Allison Schafer, the head of the recently-approved search team...

Mowing of sewer easements under way

WAKE FOREST — The city of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) began the annual mowing and clearing of public sewer easements in the Wake Forest area. The work is expected to be completed by early November. CORPUD crews will initially concentrate on easements located in...
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Business Briefs — Week of July 4, 2013

We want to hear about your business changes, additions and sucesses. Submit news to biznews@wakeweekly.com. A toy with a message Wake Forest’s Sylvia Southerland, in photo, launched Wrist Over Pets Saturday at The Factory. The toys, with names like Nobullee, the Anti-bullying...
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Garden party for divas

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — The Royal Red Divas of the International Red Hat Society in Youngsville held a tropical tea and garden party recently. Attendees ate tropical fruits, kabobs and other delicacies, plus had Hula dancing and hula hoop contests.      ...