How will technology shape our future? — Dr. Mike Walden, N.C. Economics

My late mother-in-law loved gadgets. As soon as she could afford it, she had to buy the latest kitchen appliance, hi-fi (remember those?) and TV. Indeed, her family was one of the first to have a color TV. My wife, who was a small girl then, watched an entire baseball game just...

Business Briefs — week of June 13, 2013

Dirty Dogs holds extravaganza The first ever Dirty Dogs Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 929 Heritage Lake Road, Wake Forest. Admission is free. Wadford awarded Tile Person of the Year Nyle Wadford, president of Youngsville’s Neuse Tile Service Inc., was...
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‘Harvey’ director named

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Forest Moon Theater Company has found a director for its new play. Cora Hemphill of Wake Forest was chosen to direct Harvey, a comedy showing locally in October, for the community theater. Auditions are at the end of this month and Hemphill is keen on...

Quilt trail kick off June 29

by Carrie C. Causey BUNN — After years of work, Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) will soon dedicate the Quilt Trails of the Tar River. The event will take place Saturday, June 29, at the Bunn Depot, 121 S. Franklin St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An official ribbon cutting will be...

No troubled water for Bridges

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Suzanna Neeley Bridges returned home to Wake Forest to perform with her band Walking For Pennies Sunday. The final Six Sundays in Spring concert, hosted by Wake Forest ARTS, was an add-on after weather canceled many of the shows performances in May.