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Brrrrrrr!

Wake Weekly Publisher Emeritus Bob Allen couldn’t resist dashing out on his side porch at 7:30 in the morning Tuesday to snap a photo of a wall-mounted thermometer’s reading of the air temperature. It read 10ºF. That’s cold.

AgCarolina group provides meals, gifts

RALEIGH — AgCarolina Farm Credit customers and employees helped provide 1,190 holiday meals for The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. A total of 1,414 pounds of food was collected at the 12 branch locations across AgCarolina’s 34-county servicing area. The...
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Bicycle survey now online

WAKE FOREST — The town is conducting an online survey to gather input from area bicyclists concerning their perceptions of riding in Wake Forest. The survey is available at wakeforestnc.gov/bicycles.aspx through Jan. 31 and takes approximately five minutes to complete. Intended...

No-fee voter I.D. cards available

RALEIGH — In accordance with a new state law passed during the 2013 legislative session, North Carolina has begun issuing no-fee voter identification cards. Beginning in 2016, the state will require voters to have a valid photo ID to cast a ballot when voting in person. A list of...
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Veterans play Santa to shut-ins

WAKE FOREST — American Legion Post 187 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8466 provided 13 family meals and seven fruit baskets to shut-in veterans in the Wake Forest area. The meals were prepared by the staff of The Border restaurant and delivered by post members and their...
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Bring us the girl, and wipe away the debt.

These are some of the first words you hear in Irrational Game’s latest addition to the critically acclaimed Bioshock series. Bioshock Infinite is set in the high flying city of Columbia, the game throws you headlong into its story without so much as a, “Would you kindly?” The...

Gas prices steady

RALEIGH — Retail gasoline prices have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.31 per gallon Jan. 5, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has not moved  in the last week to $3.30 per gallon, according to...
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Insurance rates to increase

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) received a homeowners insurance rate filing from the N.C. Rate Bureau in the late afternoon Jan. 3. The N.C. Rate Bureau, which is not part of the Department of Insurance and represents all companies writing homeowners...

Holding Requests Federal Audit of RHA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After reports by a local newspaper regarding executive salaries and compensation practices at the Raleigh Housing Authority (RHA), U.S. Rep. George Holding released the following statement: “At a time when our nation is over 17 trillion dollars in debt — the...