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Blood drives scheduled

WAKE FOREST — Donors are needed for two upcoming blood drives in Wake Forest. •The Knights of Columbus blood drive is tomorrow from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 520 W. Holding Ave. To schedule an appointment, call Hank Pierwola at 919-556-3619 or e-mail...

Man gunned down in yard

FRANKLINTON — A man was gunned down and killed in a Church Street yard Tuesday night, Franklinton Police Chief John Green said in a release. At 10:20 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Hawkins Street after gunshots were heard in the vicinity. They found the victim lying...

Free screenings Saturday

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Lions Club will sponsor a free eye screening and hearing test in the Walmart parking lot Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals aged 6 years to 18 years old must have a parent or guardian sign a consent form and parent must be present during the...

Habitat Build-a-Thon in Wake Forest next week

WAKE FOREST — More than 150 AmeriCorps members from across the U.S. will gather to participate in Habitat for Humanity International’s annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon next week. Hosted by Habitat Wake, work at the Build-a-Thon will include finishing two homes, building three...

Relay returns Friday

American Cancer Society turns funds into research. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Relay For Life has never been so much fun. And it’s never been more important. The Northern Wake event for the American Cancer Society (ACS) fundraiser for research and programs is this Friday and...
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Library friend wins basket

The Friends of the Wake Forest Library present a basketful of reading goodies to the winner of the recent membership drive drawing. From left are Louise Bishop, children’s librarian and acting manager, Ronnee Nelson, basket winner, and Kathleen Ross, board president.
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Pop art invades downtown

ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School National Art Association opened its third gallery exhibit Friday evening. With a focus on pop surrealism and street art, the show features art work by Rolesville High students as well as from Sanderson and South East Raleigh high schools....

Marvelous Middleschool concert a relaxing finale to a bustling day

Isn’t it strange how often our day’s plans can go completely astray from what our intentions were? Last Thursday started out as expected and seven of us who regularly attend our breakfast group every Thursday at The Border Restaurant had a great time exchanging stories and...