Library News – June 10, 2014

Bring the little ones to the Wake Forest Community Library, 400 E. Holding Ave., for storytime....

Duke Energy must address leaks

RALEIGH — State dam safety officials ordered Duke Energy to address a final set of piping...

You decide: How can communities revive?

By Mike Walden My wife and I recently spent a long weekend in New York City celebrating our...

School Briefs – June 10, 2014

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Wake Forest...
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Wake Electric awards $22,000 in scholarships

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric has awarded 17 college scholarships totaling $22,000. The $2,000...

Register now for continuing education classes at VGCC

HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College is offering several continuing education classes...

Vanilla Ice opens State Fair lineup

RALEIGH — The 2014 N.C. State Fair Dorton Arena lineup will feature performances by country,...
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O’Neals celebrate 50th

YOUNGSVILLE — Jack and Vicky O’Neal celebrated 50 years of marriage during an anniversary...

Franklin SPCA news

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Shelter cleanup day takes place from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the...

Portion of greenway closed July 16

WAKE FOREST — A section of the Smith Creek Greenway, from Burlington Mills Road to the Neuse...

Fire Pit to host feline fundraiser

WAKE FOREST — A fundraiser benefiting Purr Partners Feline Rescue is scheduled July 22 from 11...

Learn about storms, senses and scams at senior workshops

FRANKLINTON — The N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering free classes at the Franklinton Senior...

FHS announces class reunion

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School class of 1984 is hosting a reunion for FHS 1980-89...

Landscaping contract scrapped

By David Allen LOUISBURG — county commissioners decided to reject the only two bids for the...

Keep cool at the museum in July

RALEIGH — There’s fun to be had for all ages at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St. in...
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Big box store advances

Resident’s objections to Sam’s Club overruled for ‘lack of evidence.’ By David Leone WAKE...
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Tower up in smoke?

Wake Forest High junior Ashley Bisby captured this array of workmen working to remove the...

People want more from Joyner Park

Picnic tables, disc golf desired; baseball fields, not so much. By David Leone WAKE FOREST —...
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A hometown role model

By David Allen WAKE FOREST — First impressions are important, and Joel Schmidt strikes you...
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Public workshop on gas pipelines July 8

YOUNGSVILLE — PSNC will hold an informal community workshop July 8, 4-8 p.m. at Hill Ridge...
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A day for lily blooms

Wake Forest’s Bobby Baxter, below, shows off a field full of daylillies and other flowers he...

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