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There is a video game for everyone

This week Local Gamers would like to spread the love of video games to those who may not know about video games or do not know where to begin. We have put together a brief list of video games for anyone to be able to jump right in. It is an understatement in 2014 to say that...

Heart for Art fundraiser kicks off busy arts season

FRANKLINTON — Join the Franklin County Arts Council Thursday for a complimentary evening of casual fare catered by Mary Rose Joyner, music by the local Mister Felix and both silent and pick-a-prize auctions to benefit the arts in Franklin County. The benefit is being held at the...
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Business Briefs – Feb. 6, 2014

Jackson graduates with highest honors Eric Jackson, founder of Redeeming the Tune Piano Service in Rolesville, recently graduated with highest honors from the Randy Potter School of Piano Technology in Bozeman, Mont.  The school, which is the largest in the world, has graduates...

Roundabout saves — and costs

Engineer: Town needs to limit repairs on traffic circle. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Roundabouts are nationally recognized for slowing traffic, while improving safety. But locally, one roundabout has another legend — as a major cash drain. The roundabout joining South Main...
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Snow days payback

School systems announce makeup days for recent snow. While missing school for snow is fun while the sledding lasts, there’s always the school makeup to pay for on the other side when the days are sunny and warm. Here are the makeup days (in calendar order) that have been posted...
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Raymonds celebrate 50 years

Robert and Shirley Raymond of Wake Forest will mark their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 8, 2014. A family celebration will be held in April at the home of their daughter Tricia and husband, Lonni Mahoney, of Wake Forest. Other children are daughter Lorie and husband David...

Monday is deadline for teacher grants

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin County Community Foundation (FCCF) announces the availability of small grants to teachers in the county from its education fund. All public school teachers and support personnel in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply for grants up to $350...

Miller Park reopens Saturday

WAKE FOREST — H.L. Miller Park, 401 Elm Ave., is expected to reopen Saturday after crews worked to stabilize the banks of the unnamed stream that runs through the park. The town initiated the project after an inspection revealed minor stream stabilization was needed to reduce...

School Briefs – Feb. 6, 2014

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Richland Creek Elementary gets assistant principal Richland Creek Elementary, Wake Forest’s newest elementary school in the Wake system,  will get an assistant principal Friday. Lucille Glass was...