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Agee, Gradoville to wed

Amanda Nicole Agee and Keenan Charles Gradoville will be married in a double-ring ceremony, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at Saint Peter’s Catholic Church in Charlotte. The bride is the daughter of Wallace and Marry Ellen Agee of Raleigh. The groom is the son of Michael and Ellen...
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Favorite sayings always bring a chuckle

Roving by Bob Allen Following my request for favorite sayings, Connie Nourse responded with, “Well, the one my mother used if she thought I was getting upset over something unimportant, was ‘Fret not thy gizzard.’ Of course there’s a story to tell about that. “Mom’s mother went...
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This Week in History — Aug. 1, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1943 •The Wake Forest town board is taking action to better chlorinate the town water supply because it doesn’t meet U.S. Army regulations. The decision came after they met with...
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John S. Bruce, 83

John S. Bruce, 83, of Wendell died Monday evening, July 22, 2013 at his home. He was born in Robeson County, the son of the late Java and Elizabeth June Bruce and was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Bruce was a retired automotive mechanic and was a veteran of the U.S....