5K Freedom Run June 21

WAKE FOREST — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 187 presents the 2014 5K Freedom Run June 21 to celebrate and support veterans and active-duty military. The theme of the race is Honoring Our World War II Veterans. Proceeds will support Military Missions in Action (a North Carolina...

Free eye screenings in May

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lions Club will sponsor a free eye screening and hearing test in the Walmart parking lot May 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals aged 6 years to 18 years old must have a parent or guardian sign a consent form, and a parent must be present during...
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Miracle Easter egg hunt held April 19

 Assisting Laci Wade at the Franklin County Miracle League Easter egg hunt April 19 are, from left, Rachel Kennedy, Meagan King, Tiffany Hicks and Megan Arnold.

Bike fair to roll in Sat.

WAKE FOREST — May is Bike Safety Month, and the town of Wake Forest is sponsoring a free bicycle safety fair during Meet in the Street, Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the town hall parking lot, 301 S. Brooks St. Run by the Wake Forest Police Department, the bicycle safety fair...
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Rileys mark 50 years

WAKE FOREST — Robert and Gail Riley, of Wake Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 2. They are the parents of Michael Riley and his wife, Sheri, of Cleveland, Tenn.; Julie Bryant and her husband DJ, of Raleigh; and Bobby Riley and his wife, Alyson, of...