WAKE FOREST — Shortly after noon Wednesday, a lone man committed what police are initially calling an armed robbery of the PNC bank at 3619 Rogers Road, getting away with an undisclosed amount of money
Wake Forest Police Chief Jeff Leonard said that no weapon was seen, but the police are treating it as if he was armed until confirmed otherwise. Wak ...
Planning Board gives proposal thumbs-up, but other issues raise objections.
by David Leone
WAKE FOREST — Tuesday night’s Planning Board meeting at town hall had a number of odd occurrences; unusual, at least, to those who attend such meetings regularly.
The first was developer’s representative Jerry Eden’s promise to residents in t ...
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Monday, Dec. 2
•Northern Wake Senior Center annual Christmas Craft Sale, today through Friday. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. 235 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest. Hundreds of hand-crafted items: ceramics, pottery, quilts, crochet, knitting, jewelry and more.
•Community Christmas Dinner ...
Traditional design built overlarge to accommodate Catholic influx.
By David Leone
WAKE FOREST — Area Catholics finally have a real church.
Until Saturday, when the new St. Catherine of Siena Church was dedicated, the building housing the small chapel on West Holding Avenue was maxed out, services routinely spilling into the hallways; some parishio ...
by David Leone
WAKE FOREST — In the course of the past month, there have been not one, not two, but three area residents who celebrated their 100th birthday.
Aurora Howard, Mollie Rivers and John Martin enjoyed becoming centenarians with family and friends.
Martin’s birthday was Oct. 27 at The Lodge of Wake Forest.
He was score and clock keeper fo ...
ROLESVILLE — The town of Rolesville is holding its Christmas tree lighting Monday, 6:30 p.m., and the entire community is invited. Christ Church of Rolesville will lead singing of carols and Santa will be on hand to greet children of all ages.
As there is a chance of rain, stay tuned to the town’s website, rolesvillenc.gov, as well as look for e-ma ...
Wake Forest officers, others, make Thanksgiving possible for needy.
by David Leone
WAKE FOREST — Monday morning, Wake Forest Police officers gave out approximately 700 turkeys at the Community House, to help people who might not otherwise be able to celebrate Thanksgiving.
With them were members of Wake Forest United Methodist Church, who, via the ...
YOUNGSVILLE — The Youngsville Museum of History will be open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 (following the Youngsville Christmas Parade).
The Museum will be decorated for the season, and items and photos depicting Youngsville’s history will be on display.
The book Sketches of Youngsville and Pacific, written by Mrs. R. E. “Lib” Cheatham in 19 ...
by Burwell Stark
RALEIGH — Joe Bryan, chair of the Wake County Board of Commissioners, began the Nov. 18 public meeting with the first state of the county address from the new Wake County Justice Center.
Bryan said that the board and county employees continue to make Wake County “one of the best places to live, work and play in America.”
Shortly af ...
by Clellie Allen
RALEIGH — The N.C. Athletic Education Association named Wakefield High athletic director Dexter Cooley the N.C. High School Athletic Director of the Year at its convention in Raleigh.
Cooley is a teacher, coach and athletic director at Wakefield High.
While a head coach at Bunn High, Cooley was coach of the year three times. He acc ...