Drop off unused meds Saturday

RALEIGH — A drop-off event for unneeded or expired medications is scheduled Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Falls River Pharmacy, 10930 Raven Ridge Road, Raleigh. The City of Raleigh Substance Abuse Advisory Commission and the city’s police, community services and public...

Brewing up a good time

Caroline Wilcox sings Me and Bobby McGee for Between the Blues band Friday at White Street Brewing Company. The brewery recently won an award for its Kolsch-style ale.

Gas pains continue as prices rise again

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.63 Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the...

Chamber: Wake Forest in ‘sweet spot’ for development

Economic forum shows town, region, state trending up. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Call it a baby step ahead. In the past four years, while some towns in the county have stagnated on commercial development and job growth, Wake Forest has seen a trickle of activity, according to...

RTA proposes fare increases

RALEIGH — The Raleigh Transit Authority (RTA) is proposing fare increases to transit services provided by Capital Area Transit (CAT) and the Accessible Raleigh Transportation (ART) Programs. Fares are proposed to be increased in two increments, the first in 2014 and a second in...

Breazeale, Akerman to wed

YOUNGSVILLE — Carl and Jill Breazeale, of Youngsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessie Breazeale, to Michael Akerman. Akerman is the son of John and Gayle Akerman, of Raleigh. A June 28, 2014, wedding is planned at Youngsville Baptist Church.

Woman’s Club honors charter member

WAKE FOREST — Member clubs of the international General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) celebrate the organization’s anniversary each year on April 24, Federation Day. This year, the Wake Forest Woman’s Club honors charter member Betty Ann Wilkinson. When the Wake Fore...

Unsung heroes honored

WAKE FOREST — Several longtime residents were honored recently by Greater New Life Fellowship Community Church for their commitment to serving their fellow man. Honoree Eugene Smith was a tap dancer in the theater while Wake Forest University was located in town (then Wake Forest...

Wake Forest High ’57 reunion May 2

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High class of 1957 reunion luncheon is scheduled Friday, May 2, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at The Forks Cafeteria, 339 Brooks St. All classmates from 1956 to 1961 are welcomed to attend. For more information, call Tonita Stephenson at 910-483-4504.