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Museum hires Smart

Archival efforts increase with part-time director By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Jennifer Smart isn’t coming in flat-footed. The new assistant director hire for the Wake Forest Historical Museum has been volunteering there for years, served as secretary on the Wake Forest College...

Build A Backpack kicks off

RALEIGH — Communities In Schools of North Carolina (CISNC) and Walmart have partnered to collect school supplies for economically-disadvantaged students in North Carolina. The Build A Backpack back-to-school supply drive is the largest school supply drive conducted by Walmart in...
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Family bluegrass fun returns

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — All people in these parts know there are three days during the summer everyone can count on some down-home picking and grinning. PreddyFest, a premier bluegrass event takes place Aug. 1-3 at the family farm owned by Franklinton resident, Rodney...

Exciting visit from my son

My son Greg, who lives in Wilmington, called Monday asking if he could sleep on our couch Saturday night and I told him of course it was available. It had been several months since he paid us a visit and his coming was the catalyst we needed to straighten and clean-up our home —...
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Cast chosen for Harvey

Tickets go on sale in August by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Eleven actors have been chosen for the cast of Harvey, Forest Moon Theater’s fall comedy about a man and his imaginary friend. They are Meredith Feldman as Myrtle Mae Simmons; Heather Dahlberg as Veta Louise Simmons; Mark...