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Alert neighbor foils burglary

WAKE FOREST — If Helen Bertelli is looking for  nominees for the Good Neighbor Award, she might have found them in her next-door neighbors who are credited with helping stop a burglary of Bertelli’s home . “We are in the car (away from home) and our next-door neighbors saw a guy...
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Have a blast July 4th

Wake Forest, Franklin County events planned for Independence Day. By David Leone Rolesville canceled its Independence Day festivities this year, but there are plenty of other opportunities in Wake Forest, Franklinton and Louisburg for people who want to enjoy the Fourth of July...
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Franklin Sheriff’s Office busts meth lab

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies made three arrests June 19 in connection with the discovery of a meth lab at 115 Orchard Hills Road, Louisburg,  near Youngsville, after serving a search warrant. The homeowner, Barry Lee Wilson, 61, was charged with...
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Sam’s Club will build traffic signals

Planning Board to review permit for bulk discount store off Caveness Farms Avenue Tuesday. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Talk with the traffic engineer who studied the Sam’s Club planned for 13 acres between Walmart and Caveness Farms Apartments and you’ll realize two things: 1....
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War and remembrance

David Carpenter and son, Marc, look over the just unveiled World War II exhibit at the Wake Forest Historical Museum Sunday. Marc, who just moved to Wake Forest, learned a lot about the town’s involvement in the war. More photos, here. To read more about the exhibit, see...