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Broadband task force to hold info sessions

WAKE FOREST — The broadband task force seeking to bring high speed broadband Internet service to Wake Forest invites residents to a series of informational sessions, beginning May 12, from 6 to 7 p.m., at the Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. The sessions are designed to...

Rex hosts free junior golf clinic

RALEIGH — The First Tee of the Triangle offers a free golf clinic May 20, 6-7:30 p.m. at TPC Wakefield Plantation in North Raleigh. The clinic for children ages 7-17 is open to current and former First Tee participants and the general public as part of the Rex Hospital Open...

Spring is the season for — black bears

FRANKLINTON — Tuesday morning, a black bear reportedly weighing about 200 pounds, was spotted by a Franklinton Police officer in the South Chavis Street area, south of the Lions Club and the town Public Works, according to Franklinton Mayor Elic Senter. Franklinton Police Chief...

May parks programs: American Girl, poison ivy

RALEIGH — Several events are scheduled at Wake County Parks over the next couple of weeks. •Saturday, 1 p.m., screening of Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, a movie based on the American Girl series of dolls and books, in which a young girl, Kit, is living in the struggles of the...

Rabies clinic Saturday

ROLESVILLE — The town of Rolesville, in conjuction with the Wake County Animal Shelter, will host a rabies and microchip clinic this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Main Street Park. Rabies vaccinations for pets are $5 and the microchip implant is $10. All pets must be on a leash...

Learn about scams, emergencies

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Franklin County Senior Center have partnered for an informative series on avoiding scams. Three workshops are scheduled: May 8, May 29, and June 17, all from 9 to 10:15 a.m at the senior center, 127 Shannon Village,...
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Crowder completes basic training

WAKE FOREST — Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Sarina J. Crowder 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...

First Friday flick soars

WAKE FOREST — The Renaissance Centre hosts a First Friday Flix tomorrow at 7 p.m. that’s literally out of this world. A winner of seven Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards, including Best Director, this 2013 British-American space drama stars two of Hollywood’s most popular actors...
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Summers chosen as finalist in National American Miss North Carolina Pageant

RALEIGH — Chlöe Christina Summers, 11, of Raleigh, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss North Carolina Pageant June 27 and 28 in Winston-Salem. If chosen to represent the state, she will receive a $1,000 cash award and compete in the national pageant...