Wake Forest police reports Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

Incidents •Felony breaking and entering and larceny of a $800 cooking range was reported at 1130 Blue Bird Lane. Nov. 25, 4:12 p.m. •Breaking and entering with vandalism was reported at 9701 Capital Blvd. Nov. 25, 2:41 •Larceny of an iPhone 5s was reported at 1226 N. White St....
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

Wakefield wins $25,000 grant

  WAKEFIELD — Tripp Crayton, Principal of Wakefield High School, says it every day on the announcements, and Wakefield students have gotten used to hearing it now: It’s all about the W!  When you think about what that statement might mean, State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

School Briefs for 12-5

  Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233.   Welcome reception There will be a reception to welcome incoming new superintendent of Franklin County Schools Dec. 9, 4-5:30 p.m. in the Louisburg College Auditorium.   -Elementary...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

Triangle Tarheels holds tryouts Dec. 8

WAKE FOREST — The Triangle Tarheels are holding tryouts Dec. 8 at the Wake Forest Boys and Girls Club, 325 S. Wingate St. Fifth and sixth grade girls will try out 2-4 p.m. Third and fourth grade boys will try out 4-6 p.m. Fifth and sixth grade boys will try out 6-8 p.m. For more...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013
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Franklin Academy Boys escape with narrow win Win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— Franklin Academy junior Brandon Hanson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four steals and made two key free throws in the closing seconds as the Franklin Academy boys basketball team escaped with a 53-50 win Monday night against...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013