Election calisthenics begin

Wake Forest mayor, town board candidates gearing up for fall campaign. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — “It’s close to campaign time. I won’t start knocking on doors until after Labor Day,” Mayor Vivian Jones promises on her re-election Facebook page. But the creation of the webpage...
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Rolesville High opens with 632 students

Pods concept designed to make kids more comfortable, foster learning. by David Leone ROLESVILLE — The first day at Wake County’s newest high school operated like clockwork, according to Principal Ericka Lucas. By Day 2, the front office at Rolesville High School (RHS) was quiet —...

Renaissance Centre, town pool to be discussed

Commissioners’ retreat is Tuesday at town hall. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — On Tuesday, town commissioners will suspend their usual work session to hold a midyear retreat to work out some unresolved issues. Discussion topics include: •whether to keep funding repairs for the...
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Get ready for artists’ tour

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The work of two dozen artists will be on display for the annual Tour of Artists next weekend. The Wake Forest Guild of Artists announced that the work of painters, metal smiths, sketch artists, jewelers a woodworker and photographer will be featured...
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Hackney graduates from basic training

WAKE FOREST — Air Force Airman Rufus D. Hackney graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values,...