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Teens bring BB guns to WHS

WAKEFIELD — Two Wakefield High School students are in trouble after they were found on campus with BB guns in separate incidents on the same day. Da’quail Trevonne Alexander, 16, 2801 Crystal Oaks Lane, Raleigh, and Justin Lawshan Bland, 18, 2510 Garden Hill Drive, Raleigh, are...
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Roadwork ahead

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — If you see one-lane traffic in the coming weeks, take a breath before blowing your top: there’s much needed roadwork to be done before another winter causes further cracking and rutting. The town of Wake Forest has resumed its road rehabilitation and...
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TRACK Trails gears up Saturday

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest will officially introduce the new Kids in Parks TRACK Trails initiative during a special ribbon cutting ceremony and guided walk at E. Carroll Joyner Park Saturday at 1 p.m. The event will include brief remarks by Mayor...
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Blessing of free food for Thanksgiving

LOUISBURG — A Blessing, Inc. invites the community to join them for a Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Louisburg College Cafeteria. While there is no charge for the meal, donations of canned food is appreciated. If transportation is needed, call 919-496-4299.
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A 1927 “Letter to Santa” at the community Christmas dinner

by Jennifer Smart WAKE FOREST — It was three weeks before Christmas when 9-year-old Tom Arrington wrote a letter to Santa Claus asking for a toy train. The year was 1927, and Tom, great-great-grandson of the first president of Wake Forest College, was already showing signs of the...