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FCAC announces art events

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin County Arts Council announces upcoming events in November and December. •Student Arts Council meeting — Nov. 17, 3:30-5 p.m., FCAC Headquarters, 22 S. Main St. Franklinton. Open to youths with an interest in the arts, the brainstorming and planning...

Make good use of used cooking oil

RALEIGH — Beginning Nov. 1, Raleigh residents and places of worship will be able to dispose of used cooking oil by placing it in containers on the curb. The goal of the program is to protect the environment by keeping cooking grease out of the city’s sewer system and preventing...

It’s bazaar time again!

WAKE FOREST — It hardly seems possible, but holiday bazaars and craft fairs are just around the corner. Here’s a sample of what’s coming up: •St. Ives Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 505 Capellan St. Proceeds will go to the Tri-Area Ministry food pantry....

Used book sale Nov. 8

YOUNGSVILLE — The Friends of the Youngsville Library will hold a used book sale Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the library. A sneak peek sale takes place Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Anyone wanting to donate books for the sale may drop them off starting Oct. 27. The library...

Battle for the Pacific in World War II

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1924 •The highway connecting to Faculty Avenue in Wake Forest has been paved through to Youngsville and is open to traffic. Raleigh’s Lassiter Construction Co. is paving the road...

Angel Tree applications accepted

WAKE FOREST — The Hope House and BJ’s Angel Tree free Christmas gift program application process is taking place. Applications will be accepted from parents with children ages newborn to 13 on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, noon-1 p.m. through...

Donate to Shop with a Cop

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department’s 16th annual Shop with a Cop holiday shopping spree is scheduled Dec. 18. On that day about 30 children will be paired with their police officer “partners.” The kids and their partners will then be transported by bus to Walmart,...

Wake Forest paints the town pink

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Weekly and the Rex Hospital Foundation brought a mammogram bus to the parking lot at Over the Falls Deli last week, offering close to 30 women mammograms to test for breast cancer and raising money for the cause as well. One anonymous man in a pickup truck...