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Dorothy (Dot) Hall Hinton, 71

Dorothy (Dot) Hall Hinton, 71, of Wake Forest, went to be with her Lord May 26, 2014, when she lost her battle to breast cancer after a fight of more than 14 years. Dot was born in Abington, Penn., to Bernice and Raymond Parker April 1, 1943. She was predeceased by her parents...
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Teen reports sexual assault on greenway

WAKE FOREST — A 14-year-old boy has reported being sexually assaulted in the woods along a section of Sanford Creek Greenway. See greenway map below for general area. According to a statement by Wake Forest Police Spokesman Bill Crabtree, the boy told police yesterday he was...
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EMS delays alarming

Richland Hills subdivision, partly in Franklin County, wishes for faster rescue services. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — For some, fire services are getting too close. For others, they are much too far away. Dogged future neighbors of a proposed fire station on Jenkins Road made a...
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Wakefield brings it all home

The Wakefield tennis team has achieved what was thought impossible. Winning their third 4A tennis state title places them on a level above any team in the state. From left are Blake Carter, Nathan Johnson, Jensen Martin, Kyle McKeeman, Bo Boyden, Michael Portera, Davis Larrabee...
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Teen charged in fatal shooting

FRANKLINTON — A Henderson teenager has been arrested in connection with the shooting of David Lee Wilkins, Franklinton Police Chief John Green said Tuesday. Cammron Da Kim Torrance, 18, 52 S. Oakwood Lane, has been charged with the first degree murder of Wilkins, age 30. Cammron...

Farmers market opens Friday

ROLESVILLE — A much talked about farmers market is moving from drawing board to reality Friday. The Rolesville Farmers Market, to be located at 105 W. Young St., is scheduled for what is being called a “soft opening” Friday. Fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants, flowers,...
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Mother: Police ignored woman’s assault

Daughters trying to do the right thing when attacked. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest-Rolesville High graduate Camille White, 20, is back home at her mother’s house recuperating. She was assaulted Saturday outside a Greensboro nightclub, leaving her bruised, battered —...
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This Week In History – May 22, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1934 •Dance teacher Louise Norman Williams presents Carolinas in the Morning, a revue of her students at the Castle Theatre. Performances in the all-day revue include Dew Drop,...

Novozymes, Atlantic Corp. receive incentive to stay, grow

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — County commissioners approved two incentive requests to retain and expand local business and changed the name of two roads among other business Monday night. Franklinton’s Novozymes North America, Inc. (Novozymes), Franklin County’s largest private...