Lost in translation

Local Gamers by Gordon Coleman As I take a walk down memory lane, I remember the struggle it was to play imported Japanese video games on the original Sony PlayStation. Starting from the beginning, during the years of the first PlayStation, video games were produced mostly in...

Making friends and training dragons

Local Gamers by David Allen During high school I had a few good friends. I wasn’t much of a socialite, you might say. I played lots of sports and generally had a really active lifestyle. But one of my favorite things to do was play video games with a friend of mine named Maxx....

This Week In History – Oct. 2, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1924 •Three Chinese men who stepped off the train at the Wake Forest stop are currently attending school at Wake Forest College. The men are Silk Fung Su, Whitter Ching and Darwin...

Flapjacks for FHS foreign language trip

WAKE FOREST — The Franklinton High School foreign language department will host a flapjack fundraiser Saturday starting at 8 a.m. at Applebees, 11805 Retail Drive. All proceeds raised will be used to provide financial support for students attending the school’s study-abroad trip,...

Hunger walk raises lots of dough

WAKE FOREST — Lori and Donald Moss, who attend Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, pose for a “helpie” photo during Sunday’s CROP Walk, which started at Wake Forest United Methodist Church. More than $6,900 was raised by approximately 175 walkers. Proceeds will go to Wake Forest’s...