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On Patrol: Glider pilot seriously injured in crash

Deputies were dispatched to Reid Road, just a couple of miles south of Bunn, in reference to a reported plane crash Sunday afternoon, April 13. It turned out to be a glider, without an engine, that crashed on landing at a private field owned by Frank Swett. Fire and EMS crews...
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Ground broken for fiber optics

RST using Wake Forest man to test network. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — It starts with two men digging a hole. Wake Forest’s future fiber optic network, promising download and upload speeds 200 times faster than offered by local Internet companies now, is one step closer to...

Cox graduates combat training

WAKE FOREST — Army National Guard Spec. Drew M. Cox has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, he studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness. He also received instruction and...

Town offices closed Friday

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest government offices will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. Town services, including curbside garbage and recycling collection, will not be affected. Wake Forest bus service will be suspended and yard waste normally collected Friday will be...

Gas pains at pump

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have risen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.59 Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the...