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Makeup of WFFD questioned

Commissioner Margaret Stinnett wants town to appoint nonprofit’s board. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Should the town have more say in how the fire department works? That seemed to be Commissioner Margaret Stinnet’s contention Tuesday during a mention of the town’s budget draf...

New neighborhood clears hurdle

Planning Board signs off on community in northeast Wake Forest. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A new subdivision plan with a large amount of open space, including pond, creeks and parks, cleared its first hurdle Tuesday, with the 4-3 recommendation by the town planning board to...
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On Patrol: Suspicious fire, drug arrests and accidental cop shooting mean busy week for local law

Sex offender found WAKE FOREST — A sex offender with a record a mile long was arrested May 28 for failure to register as a sex offender, another sex offender residence violation, as well as assaulting a handicapped person and assault on a female. William Richard Mims, 45, 225...
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Concert of Hope and Healing Sunday

Commissioned piece honors local woman killed in wreck. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Dr. Jeanine Skinner’s sister Sandra Hewitt died in a car crash a year and a half ago. The suddenness of it has left a gulf in the hearts of people who knew and loved her. This Sunday at 3 p.m.,...
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Arrests made in forcible rape incident

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests Saturday, including one for a Wake Forest man, in connection with a kidnapping and rape that was reported early that morning. Taken into custody and charged with first degree forcible rape and first degree...