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Presbyterian church hires pastor

First service is Aug. 25 By David Leone WAKE FOREST — After an eight month search, Wake Forest Presbyterian has a new pastor. Rebekah Maul of Brandon, Fla. has accepted the position and begins work Aug. 19. Her first service is the following Sunday, Aug. 25. The 750-member church...

Locals indicted for mortgage fraud

Banks bilked, investors scammed, buyers left holding bill by David Leone RALEIGH — The U.S. Attorney’s Office recently announced that two Wake Forest developers and a former Rolesville attorney are among real estate industry professionals charged with mortgage and investment...
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Local groups benefit from successful car show

by Clellie Allen and David Leone WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s first town-sponsored auto show drew thousands of visitors and 181 vehicles June 15. Lisa Newhouse, director for the town’s Downtown Revitalization Corporation, said their original goal was to attract 75 classic cars....

Wake Forest Parks and Rec receives grant

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the Kids in Parks TRACK Trails Grant for E. Carroll Joyner Park. Located at 701 Harris Road, the park is one of only 10 in central North Carolina chosen to receive the grant. The Kids in Parks program...

Symphony offers music at area libraries

WAKE COUNTY — In August, the North Carolina Symphony will offer live performances and the Symphony’s Instrument Zoo for young children in the six regional locations of Wake County Public Libraries. This music education program is designed for preschool children and their families...