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Protest alters ordinance vote

Unified development ordinance goes to commissioners, minus a few pieces by David Leone WAKE FOREST — They wanted to have a voice in the process. They showed up en masse Tuesday and got the changes they wanted. About 130 people attended Tuesday night’s Wake Forest Planning Board...
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Town buys dance venue for $1.2 million

Mayor sees future performing arts and convention center by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The town is now the owner of a beach music nightclub. The $1.2 million purchase of the Tuxedo Junction dance venue and the adjacent Rejoice Community School came after a closed session of town...
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County budget grows by $3 million — No tax increase, declining water rates

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — A stagnant tax rate, decreased utility cost and the unfreezing of positions in several county departments could be a sign things are improving for Franklin County. But in order to fund the $73 million proposed budget for 2013-14, the county will...
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Tunnel to Towers moves to Raleigh

Above: It’s the moment everyone waits for — firefighters from multiple firehouses join together for the last few blocks of the run down to Wake Forest Firehouse 1. (Photos by David Leone) Wake Forest Fire Department to host their own community event by Carrie C. Causey WAKE...
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No new superintendent, yet

Wake School Board recognizes student leaders, tackles resource officer issues by Clellie Allen CARY — The Wake County School Board failed to name a superintendent during its board meeting Tuesday night, instead appointing Deputy Superintendent for School Performance Cathy Moore...