Backpack safety can prevent serious injuries

WAKE FOREST — It’s back-to-school time for traditional-calendar schools, and that means it is a good time to evaluate one of the more common sources of school-related injured — backpacks. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates there are more than 7,300...
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Boot Hill western book offers final tribute to cowboy movie stars

WAKE FOREST — If you want to see Jerry Ammon’s face light up, just ask him about cowboys of yesteryear like I did last Thursday at breakfast. Noticing the numerous cowboy pictures displayed on the walls at his Border Restaurant, I asked him who was his favorite cowboy. Without...

Bunn Centennial celebration continues

BUNN — As a part of the town of Bunn’s yearlong centennial celebration, organizers have planned a History Day for Friday, Aug. 30, 5-7 p.m. at the Bunn Branch Library, 610 Main St. Historical maps of Bunn will be on display along with Bunn High student essays, old photographs and...
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Keith, Reddish wed

CHARLOTTE — Katherine Elizabeth Keith and Michael Allen Reddish,  of Charlotte, were married in a double ring ceremony Saturday June 15, 2013 at Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church, Charlotte with the Rev. Jack Hollowell officiating. The bride is the daughter of Benny and Sandra Keith...
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Edwards, Thompson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Darryl Edwards of Wake Forest wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Edwards, to Doug Thompson. Doug is the son of Ms. Janice Thompson of Wake Forest and Mr. Chuck Thompson of Pensacola, Fla. A June 21, 2014 wedding is planned.