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Citizen experts fight fire with fire

Fire station plan hits snag with residents’ professional testimony. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Fire department representatives brought a half-inch thick study  to Tuesday night’s planning board hearing to prove Jenkins Road is a good site for a new station. But neighbors...

Novozymes, United Way build community

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Biotech company Novozymes and the United Way of Franklin County teamed up Sept. 28 for their annual day of caring. More than 30 employees and family members converged on Willie Perry’s property to build a wheelchair accessible ramp, take care of...

Greenway overhaul in works

Heavy rain erodes Richland Creek by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Live in Olde Mill Stream? There’s good news and bad news. The bad news is, it’s going to be months before the Richland Creek Greenway reopens. But the good news is town engineer Holly Miller has quickly put together an...
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‘Harvey’ cast members share thoughts, anecdotes

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The Wake Weekly on Monday caught up with the 11-person primary cast of Harvey, Forest Moon Theater Company’s fall comedy, which opens Friday. Following is a smattering of their answers, providing insight into who they are — as characters, actors and...
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This Week in History — Oct. 3, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1923 •David Mangum, the bell-hop and room cleaner at the Wake Forest Hotel is upset with Wake Forest College medical school students keeping skeletons in their rooms. Five students...