Rolesville homes grew 144 percent

ROLESVILLE — According to data released recently by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County, Rolesville experienced the second highest rate of growth in new residential permits pulled for January to July as compared to the same time frame in 2012. Rolesville’s...

Local girl receives Presidential service award

  WAKE FOREST — Sarah Bissette, age 10, at left, was recently awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award for volunteering more than 100 hours in the past year. A member of American Heritage Girls troop 4673, Bissette obtained her hours primarily by volunteering at a...

You may be surprised by the versatility of your preacher

It was Jimmy to the rescue! When baking some squash in our kitchen oven last week, I noticed some flames coming from the red-hot bottom cooking unit and I quickly turned off the oven. The small flames stopped, but then I noticed the unit had burned completely into two pieces....

Be in the Wake Forest Christmas parade

WAKE FOREST — Applications are now being accepted for participation in the 2013 Wake Forest Christmas Parade. Applications are available online at wakeforestnc.gov and at the Wake Forest town hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Entries postmarked by Tuesday, Oct. 15, will be considered for...

Wake Forest transportation projects continue

WAKE FOREST — Construction continues on the Forestville Road sidewalk extension project and the Durham Road multi-use path project. The town began construction on the Forestville Road sidewalk project Aug. 12. A five-foot-wide sidewalk is being built along the east side of...