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This Week in History – Jan. 16, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1924 •Approximately $17,000 in U.S. Treasury certificates were sold at the Wake Forest post office in 1923, according to Postmaster C.Y. Holden. The certificates are short-term...
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“… but for me, he died today.”

Former resident learns nine months late that his old friend passed on. WAKE FOREST — Just before the holidays, a man came into The Wake Weekly office to request an obituary for his barber, G.H. Harding. Harding died in February 2013, but Stephen Harper of Durham didn’t know it....

Learn about Black History Month, Watergate at history museum

RALEIGH — During February, Black History Month, the N.C. Museum of History will present a variety of programs about the experiences of African Americans. The programs include an African American history tour and the documentary The Loving Story, Feb. 16, about an interracial...
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Rhythm of Life

Djembe drummer Eugene Taylor welcomed visitors to Two Dog Gallery, formerly Gilded Palette, during Art After Hours in downtown Wake Forest Friday. More of his music can be found at djembetalk.com.

Living without power for 19 hours puts us to the test

Roving W-H-O-O-O-S-H-! B-A-A-A-A-N-G-! That was the sound of the speeding wind reaching an estimated 86 miles per hour  and a falling tree in our Cardinal Hills back yard early Saturday afternoon in Wake Forest. We were warned about the fast moving storm through alerts running...