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Wake County pistol permits now online

RALEIGH — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office has made it possible to apply for Pistol Purchase and Concealed Carry permits online. There is a nominal convenience fee associated with the use of the online service. This new service will be in addition to permit services presently...
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News staff gobbles up treats

We’re pretty sure we haven’t done anything to deserve it, but we were definitely blessed when a substantial amount of baked goodies showed up in our break area Tuesday. A group of young ladies from Youngsville’s Faith Baptist Church surprised the newspaper staff with enough...
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This week in history – Feb. 27, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1934 •The Hunter dorm at Wake Forest College suffered little damage following a nighttime fire that began in a back room. The intentionally set fire has strengthened the assertion...
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Habitat breaks ground Sunday

WAKE FOREST — Habitat for Humanity is building five new homes in Wake Forest’s East End neighborhood. The official groundbreaking for the affordable homes is this Sunday at 3 p.m. on East Spring Street at North Taylor Street. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be...
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Volley fire

War of 1812 re-enactors Carl Barnett, Sion Harrington, Zack Tyler and Ed Truleove fire a volley at Raleigh’s Mordecai Park Saturday. They’ll be at the Wake Forest Museum March 29 to celebrate the involvement of Forestville militia in the war.
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Years of training pay off

Find more state tournament photos here. By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The North Carolina State wrestling championships were held this past weekend. Three local 4A schools sent wrestlers to the tournament. While only three wrestlers made it onto the podium, t...

Keeping the Farm Workshop

RALEIGH — Wake Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has rescheduled the ninth annual Keeping the Farm Workshop for March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive in Raleigh. The workshop brings professionals from various...

A.G. letter angers tobacco farmers

RALEIGH — North Carolina tobacco growers have taken exception to a letter signed by N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper and his counterparts which supports excluding the crop from a pending international trade agreement. “I’ve heard an earful about it while talking with farmers at...

Summer day camp registration starts Monday

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department is taking applications for Day Park Summer Camp Monday, March 3 through Friday, April 11. Designed for boys and girls ages 6-12, the Day Park Summer Camp is a full-day recreational summer camp program designed to...