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School Briefs – May 29, 2014

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Wakefield Elementary •Kindergarten orientation is tonight (Thursday), 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wake Forest Elementary •Keep up at wfepta.org. Wake Forest High news •John Vanness is the winner of the gas grill...
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Youngsville travel team wins in shootout

YOUNGSVILLE — The Franklin Wake Fiorentina soccer team, a U10 challenge team from Youngsville, won their division in the Coast Spring Classic soccer tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. April 27. To claim the title, the Fiorentina had to shoot their way out of a match that was tied...
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Dance Attic qualifies for national finals

WAKE FOREST — Local dancers from The Dance Attic brought home top honors from the Myrtle Beach Showstopper competition, putting their choreography and footwork up against dozens of studios from around the state and area May 3. Earning qualification for the Showstopper National...
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Katowitz will play basketball at Hampden-Sydney

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School senior Josh Katowitz will further his academic and basketball career at Hampden-Sydney College starting this fall. “I made my final decision about Hampden-Sydney after I compared academic opportunities and,...
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Rec superintendent named

WAKE FOREST — Monica A. Lileton has been named Recreation Programs Superintendent of the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) department. Lileton will be responsible for managing the PRCR department’s recreation programs division, which oversees a variety...
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CASL U-15 is off to Baton Rouge

WAKE FOREST — Local boys soccer team, the CASL U-15 Elite Black, won the prestigious N.C. State Cup tournament at Bryan Park Soccer Complex in Greensboro May 17. The N.C. State Cup is a statewide tournament that takes place over three weekends. The Elite Black will now travel to...
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Local business gives back to community

  WAKE FOREST — As technology advances by leaps and bounds, so too do tools for educating children. Supplying teachers, who develop specific plans to implement innovative technology, with the means to get access to these extra means of teaching are the purpose of recently...
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Franklin County law enforcement bands together

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — Looking to expand upon the relationships and mutual aid agreements formed during the Franklin County Multi-Agency Narcotics Unit (MANU) initiative of 2007, the police chiefs of four Franklin County municipalities, an unincorporated community and a...

Primary certified, voting up over 2010

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections has authenticated results for the May 6 Primary. More North Carolinians voted early and within fewer days compared to 2010, the most recent non-presidential primary year. Early voting also formed a greater proportion of overall...