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Ronnie G. Morris, 65

Ronnie Glenn Morris, 65, of Bunn, died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Ronnie was a son of the late Macon and Carrie Morris. He was preceded in death by his sister, Janice M. Dickerson, and brother, Macon Morris Jr. Ronnie was a soft-spoken and kind-hearted...

Grace Joynes Baker, 84

Grace Joynes Baker, 84, of Raleigh, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. She was born in Scotland, the daughter of the late George and Grace Mellis. Grace was an avid dancer and was a member of several senior dance clubs. She enjoyed singing in the church as...

Donald L. Pace, 75

Donald L. Pace, 75, of Raleigh, passed away June 10, 2014, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Don grew up in Irvington, N.J., where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Meta Rose. He served four years in the U.S. Navy and then moved to Westfield and then...

Gilbert B. Tart, 75

Gilbert B. Tart, 75, of Raleigh, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at his residence, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Vance County, son of the late Jim and Bessie Tart. Gilbert owned and operated Tart’s Jewelers with his son in Raleigh for 17 years, where he...
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Police chase down suspect

Wake Forest Police apprehended a larceny suspect on Capcom Avenue Wednesday. According to Wake Forest Police spokesman Bill Crabtree, a police officer was driving through The Factory parking lot when he spotted three suspects attempting to break into a vehicle. The suspects got...

Water boil notices issued

Who is informed and when, confusing to residents. WAKE FOREST — A resident’s post on an online community message board about not being notified about the need to boil her drinking water has led to questions about area water advisories, such as who is affected, who is notified and...
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Western store an instant hit

Tracie’s Boots & Buckles opens at Market of Wake Forest. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Tracie Mack has 15 years’ experience managing a western wear retail store in Raleigh. She knows how popular cowboy boots and accessories are. So it didn’t faze her when within days of...
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Commissioners spar over tax

Budget approved with 1-cent hike for fire service. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to approve the $56 million 2014-15 town budget. The dissenters were Zachary Donahue and Greg Harrington, who objected to raising town taxes by one cent per $100 in...
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This Week in History – June 19, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1964 •Two Wake Forest boys have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout — James Warren and Ricky Timberlake. The presentation was made by Troop 5 Scoutmaster J.L. Warren, Saponi District...