Business Briefs – Sept. 18, 2014

Perk up with free coffee In a gesture of appreciation, McDonald’s restaurants are offering customers a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours now through Sept. 29. The free coffee may be ordered inside or at the drive-thru, and no other purchase is necessary. Shearon to...

Police host golf tourney for kids

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department invites golfers to participate in the 19th annual Tournament for the Kids Oct. 6, with a shotgun start at noon. The tournament takes place at Brevofield Golf Links, 13601 Camp Kanata Road. The field is limited to the first 32 paid...

VGCC plans small business expo

VANCE COUNTY — The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is planning a Small Business Summit and Expo, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event is scheduled Oct. 21 from 11:30 a.m....

Thornrose Way burglary suspects arrested

WAKE FOREST — Police have made three arrests in connection with a Sunday morning burglary on Thornrose Way. Ollin Lee Estes Jr., 52, 818 N. Taylor St., has been charged with one count of first-degree burglary. Daniel Todd Williams, 38, and Samantha Jean Oakley, 26, both of 1396...