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This Week in History — Aug. 8, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1943 •Grady Patterson Sr., Scoutmaster for the Wake Forest Boy Scout Troop, has organized a 10-mile hike and camping trip for the weekend, to be supervised by Assistant Scoutmaster...
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State merges water programs

RALEIGH — John Skvarla, secretary of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), has announced that the state agency is consolidating several of its programs to create greater efficiency at protecting water resources in North Carolina. The state divisions of...

Catherine Fullard Neeb

Catherine Fullard Neeb of Wake Forest, died Friday, August 2, 2013 at Morningside Assisted Living in Raleigh. She was born in Wayne, N.J., the daughter of the late Nellie Harper Fullard and Earnest Fullard and was married to the late Robert P. Neeb. Funeral services were held at...

Lanis Fowler, 88

Lanis Fowler, 88, of Wake Forest, died Wednesday July 31, 2013 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. The funeral service was held Aug. 2 at New Bethel Baptist Church. The burial took place the following day at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens. Fowler was a longtime member of...

Rachel Ray Goldston, 96

Rachel Ray Goldston, of Wake Forest, died Monday, August 5, 2013 at Duke Raleigh Hospital.  She was the daughter of the late Otho C. and Callie Nipper Ray.  She was a lifetime resident of Wake County and charter member of Wakeminster Baptist Church. She worked from 1940 to 1960...