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Ladies of Valor help veterans settle in

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Hearing that a new homeless veteran’s shelter was going to open in Raleigh this month, the Wake Forest-based Ladies of Valor group decided that in addition to making quilts for veterans, they could gather supplies to help outfit some of the rooms....

It’s politickin’ time again — Candidate filing begins July 5

by Carrie C. Causey For those wanting to make a change in their town and government or those wishing for new faces on commissioner boards, the filing date for municipal elections is just around the corner. Beginning July 5 at noon through July 19 at noon, residents can file for...

Franklin County superintendent resigns

by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Franklin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Ingram is heading to a new job in Darlington, S.C. The Darlington County Board of Education voted 5-3 in a specially called board meeting Monday night to make Ingram the new superintendent there. Ingram will...
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Combo dinner is ‘a Babette’s Feast’

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — I had the fortune to attend the Farm-to-Table Dinner fundraiser for the Wake Forest Farmers Market Monday night at The Fire Pit in Gateway Commons shopping center. Before I get into any description of the food, or its preparation by the restaurant’s...
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Not trying to take shortcut

WAKE FOREST — In the middle of torrential rain accompanying the storms that produced a tornado over Wake and Franklin Counties, June 18, a Honda (top right), driven by Derrick Demetriss Holden, ended up in the roundabout at the corner of Elm Ave and South Franklin Street. At...