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Wireless center going rural

Nonprofit garners new $750K grant from Golden Leaf Foundation. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The locomotive that is the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRCNC) is picking up steam. The Wake Forest-based nonprofit has announced a new partnership with East Carolina...
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Constitution Day celebrated at Franklin County Courthouse

LOUISBURG — A group of Franklin County residents joined together and read the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights on the Franklin County Courthouse steps Sept. 17, Constitution Day. The task of reading the Constitution and Bill of Rights was shared by Franklin...
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Melan-Aid to benefit cancer victim

Yard sale Saturday for sick child. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — “Isn’t it amazing?” This was volunteer Lisa Krahulec’s reaction to the outpouring of support, shared in the form of yard sale goods, people in the community donated last week for the upcoming Melan-Aid benefit. The...
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Invisible rabbit shows his ears

Theater company runs online contest for upcoming show. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Have you seen Harvey? Forest Moon Theater Company’s new online contest begs that question of its fans. It’s a triple entendre, in part because in their upcoming comedy, Harvey is an imaginary...
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Third annual Best of the Best resounding success

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Six weeks, 5,000 ballots, some 50,000 individual votes. Everything came together in record fashion for the third annual Best of the Best reader’s choice awards Sept. 17. Three years ago, in the middle of one of the worst economic downturns, Wake...