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Area walkers qualify for national championship

WAKE FOREST — All three members of the Raleigh Walkers competing at the USA Track and Field’s (USATF) N.C. Junior Olympic Championships qualified for the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships. John Osika Jr., from Youngsville, won his 3,000-meter race walk with a time of...
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New hunting permit available

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission have begun issuing Hunting Heritage Apprentice Permits effective July 1, allowing new hunters to go afield under the guidance of licensed adult mentors before taking a required hunter education course. Gov. Pat McCrory recently...

Students graduate from DARE program

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department recently graduated local students from the DARE program. The following students won DARE Essay Awards: Richland Creek Elementary: Nyiah Maldonado, Jenicka Vargas, Mya Thrower and Isaiah Sexton, all of Kristen Fitzpatrick’s class....

Kudos — week of July 4, 2013

Look who’s off to college •Kathrine Streit of Wake Forest has been accepted to the freshman class at Bob Jones University. She plans to major in apparel, textiles and design. •Christopher Jones of Raleigh and Klaressa Deinhammer and Houston Bagley both of Wake Forest have been...
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Students named future agriculture leaders

RALEIGH — North Carolina Farm Bureau President Larry Wooten, right, congratulates Wake County students, back from left, Bethany Tant of Wendell, Joe Ogburn of Fuquay Varina, Emma Sims of Wakefield, Brianna Tyson of Garner, Trinity Edelen of Wakefield, front, Jordi Wright of...