Congrats winners!

WAKE FOREST — Congratulations to Lucia Jewell of Wake Forest and Anne Marie Mulhern of Youngsville for winning a free, one-year subscription to The Wake Forest and Franklin Weekly newspapers at the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo.

Time to repeal medical device tax

by Sally C. Pipes Congress has struck a deal to re-open the government and raise the debt ceiling — at least temporarily. Yet for some reason, lawmakers have excluded from the final agreement a policy prescription supported by Democrats and Republicans alike that was part of an...
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Beach wedding was perfect

by Jean McCamy A beach at its best is a glorious place, with soft sand underfoot, a warm sun overhead, a cooling breeze blowing past, and the rhythmic roll of waves against the shore. Ghost crabs skitter across the sand, gulls and pelicans soar overhead and dolphins frolic just...
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Tickets on sale for Celebration of the Arts, Nov. 14-16

WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest will commemorate the official opening of the new Wake Forest Renaissance Centre with a special Celebration of the Arts Nov. 14-16. Presented by CenturyLink and Imagination Systems, the three-day event will “highlight the diversity of artistic...

Obamacare chaos grows worse

by Jim Tynen Even as the Obamacare rollout grows more muddled, some issues are becoming clearer — including why North Carolina should be glad it isn’t more entangled in this mess. First, defenders of the Affordable Care Act have been saying that the state-run exchanges are...