Townhouses downed

Planning board disparages project for minimal changes to meet code. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Call it a Tale of Two Townhouses. Tuesday night, the Wake Forest Planning Board shot down one townhouse project and quickly approved another. What’s different? One requires a...

Young actors reach new Heights

Wake Forest, Franklinton youths in weekend musical. By David Leone RALEIGH — English Bernhardt kissed a boy. It was a special moment for the rising senior, but for platonic reasons. Up until now, the budding actress had never done drama. “I’ve been in so many shows, here, there,...

Communities take a Night Out, Aug. 6

For more photos from National Night Out in Wake Forest and Franklinton, see our photo galleries.        

Local seniors are national champs

The 56ers basketball team win fourth title. by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Some of the players on the 56ers senior basketball team played the sport in both high s chool and college. And as the years passed, they have stayed sharp with pickup games, spending many hours at...