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Happy anniversary to Wake Forest Lions

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lions Club met September 12 to celebrate its fifth anniversary having been chartered in Wake Forest Sept. 3, 2008. Pictured at right are District Governor Sandy Scarlett, middle, Club Secretary Glen Day, left, Secretary; and Club President Connie...

The seven dogs in my lifetime have brought much happiness

Roving by Bob Allen Sometimes I think how interesting it would be to know the population of dogs in Wake Forest, Rolesville, Youngsville, Franklinton and Louisburg — even Raleigh for comparison. If you’re like me, dogs are fascinating like no other household pet. I almost always...
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Barhams celebrate 70 years

ROLESVILLE — Ovid Coley Barham Sr. and Mary Alice Stell Barham of Rolesville, North Carolina celebrated their 70th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. They were married Sept. 15, 1943 in Bethany Baptist Church in Wendell. Coley and Mary Alice celebrated their anniversary with a...

Get pecans locally and support Civitans

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Civitan Club’s Pecan Sale has begun. Due to an increase in base cost, the 16 oz. bag of shelled Mammoth Pecans is $10 per bag. A variety of specialty nuts is also available. The cost of these nuts range from $5 to $9 per bag. A “7-way Gift Tin” is...
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New Master Gardeners certified

The Extension Master Gardener program of Wake County welcomes 33 new members. RALEIGH — The Extension Master Gardener (EMG) program of Wake County recently certified 33 new members after a series of courses and special projects in all aspects of horticulture including botany,...