Teachers receive tech grants from Wake Electric

WAKE FOREST — Tommy Kemp of Franklinton High received $3,000 for iAgribusiness, a virtual global agriculture for the classroom, and Kirsten Oshinsky of Wakefield High received $3,000 for Project SPARK from Wake Electric. The funds were part of $19,437 in classroom technology...
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Franklin Academy girls basketball team shoots for league crown

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — There were some good moments last season for the Franklin Academy girl’s basketball team. The Patriots won 16 games and finished their 2012-13 season in the second round of the state 1A playoffs. Losing just two players to graduation and...
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No doggy paddling here — Husky swimmers work hard to win

Swimming preview by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage High School swim team returns some top swimmers from 2013-14, including one that competed in the 4A State Swimming Championships. Gabe Nugent is back for the Huskies, which finished 29th overall in last year’s...
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RALEIGH — December will bring all kinds of special treats at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Activities will abound, from children’s programs to a performance by the Gmish Klezmer Band. A variety of Russian-related programs will complement the magnificent exhibitions The...
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Organize your Thanksgiving holiday

A large meal is customary come Thanksgiving. Planning an impressive Thanksgiving menu can be enjoyable for many people, while others get a little nervous when tasked with such an undertaking. But getting a head start and staying organized can make planning a Thanksgiving meal...