Eagle Scouts honored

From left, Patrick Watts, Ryan McLain, Sam McLain, Troy Despain and Casey Epps, of Troop No. 305 in Wake Forest, were named to the prestigious Eagle Scout Court of Honor in a ceremony Aug. 10 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Teen to compete in state pageant

WAKE FOREST — Miss Wake Forest Teen USA 2015 Victoria Miller, 16, will compete for the North Carolina title Oct. 10 and 11 in High Point. A junior at Heritage High, she is the daughter of Charlie and Teresa Hamaty. Miller is a longtime member of the Wake Forest Boys & Girls...

Newhouses celebrate 50th

WAKE FOREST — Neal and Elizabeth Newhouse of Wake Forest celebrated their 50th anniversary recently with a family party given by their children, Joy, Neal Joseph and Jeffrey and his wife, Rhonda. They also have eight grandchildren: Ashley, Austin, Zack, Zoey, Katie, Nicholas,...

It’s not the love, it’s the taxes

For years, North Carolina has offered generous tax breaks to production crews filming here — breaks not offered to other businesses. The breaks are scheduled to expire at the end of this year, thanks to last year’s tax reform. Recent news articles spotlighting reactions to this...