Some bugs overwinter indoors

Winter weather may not be enticing to some people, but many people enjoy the absence of insects when the mercury drops. When temperatures dip, insects that do not have the benefit of body fat need to find different methods to riding out the chilly weather. Like bears and...

Wake Forest child wins national pageant

WAKE FOREST — Skyla Woodard of Wake Forest, competed against more than 100 girls her age from around the country, on her way to winning the title of 2013-2014 National All-American Miss Princess. The National American Miss pageant was held Nov. 23-29 in Anaheim, California. With...

Library News 12-12

Happenings in local libraries   See Spot Read event Children are invited to practice their reading skills with the certified therapy dogs from the local organization See Spot Read. Open to grades K and up. No registration is required. The event is Friday, Dec. 20 at 4 p.m....
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School Briefs 12-12

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233.   -Elementary Schools-   Jones Dairy Elementary •Two 5th grade students placed in the top 10 in Wake County’s Living Soil poster art contest, sponsored by Wake Soil & Water Conservation...

Heritage finishes in top half

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — The Heritage High School wrestling team wrestled its way to a fifth place finish in the Southern Brawl Dual tournament held this past Saturday at Southern Durham High School. Twelve high school teams participated in the all-day event and...