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Gas prices fall slightly

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.25/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in...
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Farmer’s Tax Guide now available

The Internal Revenue Service Farmer’s Tax Guide is now available on the IRS.gov website for use in preparing upcoming 2013 tax returns. The publication contains information on the farming business either as an owner or tenant. The guide includes information on finding out how...
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Wounded Warriors’ families receive gifts

Post 187 American Legion Riders and Rolling Thunder 7 members delivered gifts to the Transition Battalion family Christmas party Wednesday. Legionnaires packed stockings with candy, and the veterans took donated funds and purchased coloring books and crayons for all of the...
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Chris Leith helps raise $1,680 for Wakefield Wolverines football

RALEIGH — Driving rain did not stop Wakefiled High families and fans from participating in the Ram Gridiron Challenge Fundraiser Nov. 1 for the school’s football program.  Ram Truck brand contributed $20 for each test drive of the 2014 truck of the year – Ram Truck. Chris Leith...
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Cougars battle injuries, lose to Millbrook

  by: David Allen   Wake Forest — The 3-5 Lady Cougars lost a tough conference match against 6-2 Millbrook Tuesday. With multiple players injured and others sick, the night’s game was full of young players who hadn’t had a lot of game time before. Wake Forest found...
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Wakefield’s Mack named N.C. volleyball player of the year

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School volleyball player Darian Mack, a two-time first team all-state player, has been named as North Carolina’s Gatorade Player of the Year. The six foot, outside hitter, led the Wolverines to a 25-2 season and the program’s...
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Cooper to play softball at Averett University

By: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy standout softball player Olivia Cooper will be able to continue her career beyond the prep level, attending college and playing softball at Averett University next fall. Averett, a Division III school located in...
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Ram wrestlers pinned by East Wake

By: Becky Kimbrell-Norris   ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville High School wrestling team had a good showing against a strong East Wake team but came up short 50-24 on December 11. The visiting Warriors recorded nine pins against the Rams in the dual match. “We gave our best and...
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Wakefield loses Cap 8 opener to Enloe

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKEFIELD — One more late three pointer or one late defensive stand and things could have been different for the Wakefield High School boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Wolverines cut a 13-point halftime margin to take a lead in the fourth...