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Let the good times roll

Wake Forest celebrated its version of Mardi Gras Saturday, with merchants proffering delicious food, acrobats and others performing, and attendees donning colorful costumes to parade down South White Street. Above, Jennifer Turner gussied up with her children, Julia, 7, and...
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This Week In History – Mar. 6, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1934 •Bloodhounds were brought in to try to catch an arsonist, who once again has struck in Wake Forest, this time burning to the ground the golf cabin at the Paschal Golf Course....
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Family sledding fun ends in near-tragedy

By Juliet McDonald YOUNGSVILLE — It was supposed to be a vacation night to remember — for the fun of family sledding time, something not too available in Youngsville. Little Parker Bailey, age 3, was having the time of his life Wednesday, Feb. 12, flying down the hill on his...

Laugh it up

WAKE FOREST — Comedy returns in larger-than-life fashion to the Renaissance Centre, 403 Brooks St. Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for the annual Rotary Club Comedy Night. The $25 cost and live and silent auctions benefit the Wake Forest High band boosters. Comic guests include the...
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NCPA elects officers, directors

CHAPEL HILL — Todd Allen, publisher of The Wake Weekly, was elected to the board of directors of the North Carolina Press Association/Press Services for 2014-15 at the association’s 141st annual meeting Feb. 27. Regina Howard-Glaspie, circulation director of the News & Record...