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The Hobbit debuts tonight

WAKE FOREST — Tonight (Thursday) through Saturday at 7 p.m., the Wake Forest High School Theatre Department presents The Hobbit, dramatized by award-winning playwright Patricia Gray and approved by author J.R.R. Tolkien himself. The play features the adventures of hobbit Bilbo...
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This Week In History – Feb. 6, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1834 •Sixteen young men have enrolled to attend the Wake Forest Institute, located on a small farm in the Forest of Wake purchased from Calvin Jones. The Institute is funded by the...

Bunn Centennial celebration heads toward finale

BUNN — The Franklin County community of Bunn has been celebrating its centennial for the past year, and is gearing up for its final two community events. The Sweetheart Centennial Steak Dinner is Saturday, Feb. 8, 6-8 p.m. at Bunn Middle School and the Centennial  Spring Fling...
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Opportunity for school vouchers is here

RALEIGH — The Opportunity Scholarship Pro-gram (OSP) was created last year by the North Carolina General Assembly for certain students attending nonpublic schools whose household income qualifies for free or reduced lunch in North Carolina public schools. Online applications are...

Sewer overflows in Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department responded to a sanitary sewer overflow located behind 330 Tillamook Drive Saturday. The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resource’s Division of Water Quality was notified of the overflow. City staff...