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Before turkey time, hit the road

WAKE FOREST — There are two local opportunities to run off calories before settling down to graze, while at the same time, benefiting worthy organizations. The eighth annual Gobbler’s Run 5K is, so far, the largest foot race in Wake Forest and proceeds directly benefit the Wake...
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Typhoon devastation hits close to home

Neuse Baptist aiding in relief, rebuilding effort. “It’s going to take a literal financial miracle, but our God can do anything.” —Howard Wynn By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The typhoon that struck the Philippines last weekend is being called the worst storm of its kind ever...

Novant renews bid to expand

The medical corporation will file certificate of need tomorrow (Friday). by Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — Jody Morris, chief operating officer for Novant Health, Franklin Medical Center (FMC) in Louisburg, announced this week that healthcare giant will resume it’s push to expand...
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The governor comes to town

Just a week after N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker visits, Pat McCrory gets his own tour of Novozymes. by Clellie Allen FRANKLINTON — Governor Pat McCrory paid a visit to Novozymes Tuesday night, taking a nearly hourlong tour of the facility before speaking to members  and...
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Fire station showdown at Planning Board meeting

Lack of quorum at hearing pushes projects back a month. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — If the Planning Board were a movie, last week could be called Assault on Station No. 4. Opponents of the planned fire station for 1509 Jenkins Road kept the heat on during the Nov. 7 meeting,...