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Stitching bonds for vets

by Jonathan McNamara WAKE FOREST — Area veterans can rest assured there are people who think of their well-being after they return home from battle. Since 2011, Martha Killian of Wake Forest has lead the Ladies of Valor chapter, a nonprofit organization hand stitching quilts for...
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Wake Forest church on a local mission

Collecting food and serving free pizza by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Richland Creek Community Church has as one of its mottos, “Live, Love, Serve” and this week, they are putting their money, time and efforts where their mouths are. After serving hundreds at a two-day, free...
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A dark day for dogs

Groups raise awareness of need for canine fostering. By David Leone WAKEFIELD — It seemed a happy scene: dogs of all shapes and sizes, padding around tents, under tables and sometimes on top of them, splashing in kiddy-sized pools of water. And it was pleasant, but with a sad...
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Neighborhood rocked by fireworks explosion — On Patrol, week of July 25, 2013

Company owner injured while disposing of old materials. by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Reports of a significant explosion drew fire, rescue and sheriff units to 1337 Wait Ave. Saturday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m., residents near the home, which is also the site of S&W...
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Gas prices continue to rise

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have risen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.2 cents...