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Wake Forest Parks facilities open for 2014 reservations Dec. 2

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting 2014 facility rental reservations, with the exception of the Renaissance Centre, Monday, Dec. 2, according to the following schedule: Reservations for the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen...

Rick Welch, 54

Rick Welch, 54, of Sevierville, Tenn., passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Welch is survived by his wife, Angie Dailey; daughter, Melanye Potter of Wake Forest; sister, Karen Welch; and brother, Gary Stafford. Also surviving are step-daughters, Kathy Hickman (Kevin), Becky and...

Doris Vandergrift Creasy, 78

Doris V. Creasy, 78, of Bunn, was known as “Nanny” to many. She died Monday evening, Nov. 25, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Creasy was born in Roanoke, Va. daughter of the late Grace Robertson Vandergrift and John Vandergrift. She was preceded in death by her husband; Calvin “Bud”...
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Generous fiddler to gift a violin

LOUISBURG — Mike Anderson of Louisburg works with his hands. One of his passions is building stringed instruments. And for the second year in a row, Mike is giving away one of his   handmade violins, just in time for Christmas. If you know a musically-inclined young person...
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Lawrence “Larry” Wilson, Jr.

Lawrence Addison “Larry” Wilson, Jr. of Wake Forest, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at the Oaks of Mayview in Raleigh. Larry was born in Atlantic City, N.J., the son of the late Harriet Stafford Wilson and Lawrence Addison Wilson, M.D. After graduating from officer candidate school,...