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Candidate filing ends, slates are set

By Clellie Allen The filing period for the 2014 elections ended at noon Friday. Only a handful of races will participate in the May 6 primary election, but some of those races are for key positions such as state senator and Franklin County Sheriff. A few races will be finalized...

Wake School Board votes for repeal of teacher tenure law

By Juliet McDonald CARY — In a packed room Tuesday night, the Wake County School Board heard from educator after educator as to why the state’s newly passed teacher tenure law should be repealed and a way to raise teacher pay equitably should be found. The board agreed and passed...
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Check your blind spots

WAKE FOREST — A car was forced onto the concrete turn median entering South Main Street from Capital Boulevard Monday at 10:36 a.m., when a driver failed to see another car in her blind spot. Driving north on Capital, the woman in the car reacted to the hazard lights of a vehicle...

Miscommunication cited in report

Commissioners question Public Works review; manager defends department. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Does this town have a communication problem? Wake Forest Town Manager Mark Williams reacted strongly to the suggestion, raised by Commissioner Zachary Donahue during a work...
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They’ve still got it

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s softball team returned to the field this spring after last year’s state championship appearance where they were state runner-ups. Their opening game was against Rolesville High School, the newest school in the area which...