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DARE grads pedal away winners

WAKEFIELD — More than 300 students who graduated from the Raleigh and Wake Forest police Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) programs attended a celebratory skate night at Jellybeans in Wakefield May 17. The graduates completed 10 weeks of DARE lessons, which stress the...
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Scouts honor deceased vets with flags

More than 100 scouts met at the American Legion early May 24, then they assisted Wake Forest veteran organizations in decorating veterans’ graves with American flags. Approximately 900 veterans interred in 15 area cemeteries received the flags to honor their sacrifice.
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Chicken dinner makes Miracle League big winner

Christian Sledge, a senior at Bunn High School, hosted a chicken plate sale April 19 at the school’s baseball field as part of his senior project. The project raised $1,365 for The Miracle League of Franklin County. Sledge is pictured (center, holding the check) surrounded by his...
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Student earns Duke TIP recognition

ROLESVILLE — Thales Academy Rolesville student Ivan Bachinsky was recognized by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) at a ceremony held May 19 at the Duke University campus in Durham.   The Duke TIP Seventh Grade Talent Search identifies students across...
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ECU awards full scholarship

GREENVILLE — Ashley Wilford of Wake Forest is among 20 incoming freshmen selected for the EC Scholars Program at Eastern Carolina University. Wilford, a senior at Franklin Academy, plans to major in biomedical engineering. An assistant dance teacher who has been performing for 15...