Business Briefs — Sept. 12, 2013

Wake Forest business community suffers loss •Steve Tarangelo, longtime owner and operator of La Foresta Italian Cafe on Brooks Street in the historic downtown area, died Sept. 8. A wake was held for Tarangelo Monday, Sept. 9 and his funeral was Tuesday at St. Catherine of Siena....
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Avoid pollution — don’t spray that ditch!

by William Lord, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County LOUISBURG — Ditches are some of the worst places to mow. They are not flat and may be deep. It takes a long time to weed-eat them as they line the entire road front. What to do? Spray the ditch with weed killer? Don’t...

Help choose Wake County manager

RALEIGH — Wake County Commissioners want the public to help in the process of hiring a new county manager by completing a short survey. The survey is available s through midnight on Sunday, Sept. 22, and includes three open ended questions: 1. What qualifications, competencies,...
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Wolverines Win Tale of Two Halves

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD— Considering the beginning, Wakefield’s 3-2 soccer win against Wake Forest Monday is just a glimpse of what is possible. There was good for the Wolverines, 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the Cap 8, especially in the first half where they were tenacious...
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Patriots Tennis Sweep Three Teams

by Becky Kimbrell-Norria LOUISBURG— It’s been a perfect week for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. The Patriots played three matches in six days and swept all three opponents, 9-0. Their latest victim was non-conference rival Louisburg High School in a match played in...