Cotton Company fashion show Friday

WAKE FOREST — The Cotton Company, 306 S. White St., hosts Celebrate Spring, a ladies’ fashion show Friday (April 18) starting at 6 p.m. Downtown merchants Mimosa Home & Gifts, Next Consignment Boutique, Salon One 21 and Nancy Jo Photography are partnering for the evening....
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

Eddie C. Marsh, 86

Eddie C. “Biggeon” Marsh, 86, of Nashville, N.C., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014. He is survived by three sons, Eddie Rogers, of Washington, D.C.; Roger Ricks, of Rocky Mount; and Eddie Wiggins (Savannah), of Spring Hope; one sister, Thelma Lewis, of Roselle, N.J.; along with...

For the love of Bob

Social media generates support for likable grandfather, ill grandson. By Kathi McCorkle WAKE FOREST — What began as a pat on the back via social media has turned into an outpouring of love and a community fundraiser for a Wake Forest man named Bob and his baby grandson, Eri...

Traffic circles ahead

Regional plan draft makes recommendations for northern Wake, Franklin County. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Major road improvements for areas around Wake Forest, Youngsville, Bunn and elsewhere in Franklin County are recommended on a new long-range transportation draft plan...

Hunter received immunity

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — Questions continue to swirl around the former Franklin County Clerk of Superior Court and how she and her office handled settlement of judgments. Last week, this paper reported allegations had come to light that Alice Faye Hunter had been under...

Alleged shooter once marched here

Kansas suspect demonstrated in Wake Forest in 1986. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The suspect in the murder of three people at two Jewish community centers in Kansas Sunday once led a White Patriot Party march down South White Street in Wake Forest. Glenn Miller, 73, of Aurora,...

Easter egg hunts Saturday

Franklin County and Rolesville residents will be looking for a few good eggs this Saturday. Two Easter Egg hunts for children with special needs are planned Saturday at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Miracle League of Franklin County baseball field at Long Mill Elementary School,...

Hundreds respond to fiber survey

WAKE FOREST — In less than a week, more than 1,100 area residents have completed the Wake Forest Fiber to the Home survey. Officials say that’s nearly one-third the total number of responses they hope to get between now and the end of May. Available at...

This Week In History – Apr. 17, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1924 •New streets topped with crushed stone are being added at the rear of the Wake Forest College administration building due to traffic issues. Driveways to the north and south...