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Candidates file for election

WAKE FOREST — Election filings for municipal races started Friday and already newcomers and incumbents alike have trickled into election offices in Wake and Franklin counties to throw their hats in the ring. Filing began July 5 and runs through July 19. Opening day started the...
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Statewide football tourney to be held in Wake Forest

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Basketball has reigned supreme in the state of North Carolina for as long as anyone can remember. But if a local football coach has his way, the game of hoops won’t keep its throne forever. Bob Winstead, his good friend Guy Trawick and a host of...
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Drownings averted

Wake Forest teen, local lifeguard use lifesaving techniques to save woman, toddler in separate incidents By David Leone EMERALD ISLE — In a month’s time, two locals have saved the lives of a toddler and another woman in the resort town on the Carolina coast. The town of Emerald...
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Attorneys duke it out

Planning Board meeting ends, unresolved, after midnight. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — In a marathon session that more often resembled a criminal trial with facts, witness testimony, points, counterpoints and rebuttals, the Wake Forest Planning Board heard arguments about a...

Tuxedo Junction renamed Wake Forest Renaissance Center

WAKE FOREST — The former Tuxedo Junction has a new name. July 9, the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to rename the facility the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. The board also gave permission for the town to proceed with planning a grand opening celebration...