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Cougar golfer fires for third in state

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent SANFORD — Wake Forest High School junior Alex Smalley put on quite a show in the NCHSAA 4A Men’s Golf State Championship Monday and Tuesday. Smalley got off to a fast start on both days of the tournament and fired rounds of 72 and 70 to...
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Rams make statement in inaugural season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School softball team’s record of 4-15 in its first ever season does not reflect the hard work and dedication that the team put in day in and day out. The results in the win-loss column will not stay that way...
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Wakefield wins singles, doubles state title

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis players Bo Boyden, Jensen Martin, Philippe Lauture, Andrew Belonga and Nico Grewe started Friday’s 4A Individual Tennis State Championship match by taking a small step toward making history. And they...
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Red Ram hits new heights

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School’s Charity Snelling is the new state champion in the high jump. Snelling took first place in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A state championship tournament Saturday with a leap of 5 feet 5 inches, setting a personal...

Mitchell Mill to be widened

RALEIGH — The city of Raleigh will hold a public meeting for the Mitchell Mill Road widening project Tuesday 6-7:30 p.m. at the Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church, 3328 Forestville Road. The proposal would widen Mitchell Mill Road to a four-lane median divided road with curb, gutter...
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Sir Walter goes to bat

RALEIGH — Sir Walter Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, a monetary contribution, invitations to free instructional clinics and an opportunity for community members to earn additional donations for their league...

Mathis to compete in Rex tourney

RALEIGH — Professional golfer and Wake Forest resident David Mathis was granted a sponsor’s exemption and will compete in this year’s Rex Hospital Open, May 22-25. Mathis is a North Carolina native who considers TPC Wakefield his home course. “I started playing at TPC Wakefield...

Town budget hearing Tuesday

WAKE FOREST — Town Manager Mark Williams presented the fiscal year 2014-15 budget to the Board of Commissioners for consideration May 6. The budget serves as the town’s financial and spending plan for the year and, once adopted, authorizes resources and establishes a direction...

Pesticide alternatives at market

WAKE FOREST — This Saturday’s Wake Forest Farmer’s Market features information by Toxic Free NC.  Toxic Free NC fights pesticide pollution in North Carolina by advocating for common-sense alternatives that protect residents’ health and environment. Shoppers also have the...