Arbor Day Foundation offers free trees

NORTH CAROLINA — Anyone from North Carolina who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February will receive 10 free Eastern redbud trees. The trees are part of the nonprofit foundation’s Trees for America campaign. “Redbuds will help beautify North Carolina for many years to come,”...
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“Sugar Pie” celebrates number 92

WAKE FOREST — The family of Ernestine Watkins Montague, affectionately known as “Sugar Pie,” celebrated her 92nd birthday with a surprise birthday party, held at the Wake Forest Community House Sunday afternoon. More than 150 relatives and friends showed up for the festivities...

Publisher makes wise decision; Super Bowl score a big surprise

We had plenty of warnings about the impending snowfall predicted for our area late Tuesday afternoon of last week and our publisher, Todd Allen, put on his thinking cap Sunday and decided we would move everything up one day to be on the safe side. It meant that Monday turned into...