Wake Forest Parks and Rec receives grant

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the Kids in Parks TRACK Trails Grant for E. Carroll Joyner Park. Located at 701 Harris Road, the park is one of only 10 in central North Carolina chosen to receive the grant. The Kids in Parks program...

Symphony offers music at area libraries

WAKE COUNTY — In August, the North Carolina Symphony will offer live performances and the Symphony’s Instrument Zoo for young children in the six regional locations of Wake County Public Libraries. This music education program is designed for preschool children and their families...
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Point of View — Through tragedy, love prevails

by Jonathan McNamara Franklinton High graduate, Harold H. Williamson, Jr, 27, passed away at the UNC Burn Center, July 16. Services were held July 20 at Union Grove Baptist Church. The Franklin Weekly previously reported Williamson, Jr. who at the time, was in a medically induced...

Rate approval given for health insurance marketplace plans

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) announced it has completed reviews and approvals of health insurance rates for plans that insurers have proposed to sell in the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. So far, three insurers have indicated to NCDOI their...
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Wake Forest looking for a few good citizens

Time to start planning who to nominate for volunteerism awards. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The Community Council is looking for a few good men, and women, to honor. Every year, during an annual Christmas dinner, the Wake Forest organization celebrates volunteers through the...