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Paszak completes training

YOUNGSVILLE — Navy Seaman Jacob W. Paszak, son of Craig W. Paszak of Youngsville, N.C. and Dorothy Hornbeck of Littleton, Colo., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Paszak completed a variety of...

Morgan completes basic training

RALEIGH — Air Force Airman Michaela S. Morgan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values,...

Coat drive through March

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Youth Advisory Board is collecting clean, gently used coats and jackets during the month of March as part of a community service project. All donated coats will be given to the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club for distribution to local people in...

Arbor Day means free trees

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The county Cooperative Extension office sponsors its annual tree giveaway Saturday, March 15 at 9 a.m. at the Farmers Market in the Shannon Village Shopping Center in Louisburg. Bare root trees including crape myrtle, persimmon, flowering dogwood, white oak,...
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Girl Scouts earn silver awards

WAKE FOREST — Kayla Resco and Abigail Nacional, both of Wake Forest, and Leanne Epstein, of Raleigh, have been awarded the Girl Scout Silver Award by Girl Scouts — North Carolina Coastal Pines. The silver award is the second highest achievement in Girl Scouting. For her project,...

Few things can compare to thrill of winning top N.C. press awards

Roving The suspense waiting through the long ceremony was enormous as individual press awards were announced for numerous newspapers before the long-awaited, coveted general excellence winners were named last Thursday evening. Our Wake Weekly group of seven attending the 2014...

Child struck by car

WAKE FOREST — A 6-year-old child darted into traffic and was struck by a car Saturday. The child, Christian Garcia, of Wake Forest, was not seriously injured, according to Wake Forest police spokesman Bill Crabtree. The accident occurred at about 4:10 p.m. on Roosevelt Street at...

Calling all artists

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Garden Club invites artists to show and sell their work at the annual Mad Hatters’ Art & Garden Market. The Market is Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Wake Forest Historical Museum. Activities on the museum grounds,...

Wake Forest police reports MArch 6, 2014

For week of Feb. 24-March 2 Arrests •Akeen Schmal Plummer, 33, 3208 Constock Road, Raleigh, was arrested at 10201 Capital Blvd. and charged with driving while impaired (DWI)-level 1. He was taken to the Wake County jail. Officer B.M. Love, March 2, 11:43 p.m. •Joel Russell Akins,...