Carolina Farm Stewardship Conference Scholarships Available for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

RALEIGH — Due to donations to the William W. Dow Memorial Scholarship fund, the N.C. Cooperative Extension has announced that scholarships are available for beginning farmers and ranchers to attend the 28th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference Nov. 15-17, 2013 in Durham, NC....
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Newspaper launches online photo store

WAKE FOREST — For decades, The Wake Weekly has been known for the oodles of photographs from community events, displayed on picture pages. Those photos have always been available for purchase in print form by calling the newspaper office. The  newspaper  has taken that a step...

Wake County Commissioners focus on agriculture

by Burwell Stark RALEIGH — Four years after work on it began, the Wake County Commissioners unanimously approved the Wake County Agricultural Economic Development Plan (AEDP) Monday. The plan was then presented to and certified by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and...
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Franklin County Commissioners approve incentives

White Street Brewing and Xerium look to expand to Youngsville. by Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — Two incentive requests were approved by a unanimous vote of the county commissioners Monday, contingent on them adding jobs to the county. A public hearing was held to discuss a...
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Honor Purple Heart veterans

Tickets still available for Saturday banquet. by Jonathan McNamara WAKE FOREST — Each year, members of the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation recognize area soldiers and veterans who have earned a Purple Heart, and their families. Honored for being wounded or killed in battle...