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Arts group offers creative classes

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin County Arts Council is sponsoring workshops for the artistically inclined next month. They will take place at 22 S. Main St. in downtown Franklinton, unless otherwise noted. Writing workshop — Journaling for the Soul is an ongoing writing workshop...

Chowan Singers perform

WAKE FOREST — The Chowan Singers will perform as part of The Virginia Tull Music & Arts Series of Wake Forest Baptist Church. The concert takes place at the church, 107 E. South Ave., Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. Under the direction of Aaron M. Rice...
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Evolve, are you a man, or the beast?

I love a good single-player campaign, with the engaging storyline and developing characters. It really hits the spot. But sometimes, you just need to sit back and game with some friends. Games like that are quite popular, but few are as legendary as the Left 4 Dead series. The...

Park construction manager chosen

RALEIGH — The Raleigh City Council has approved the selection of Barnhill Contracting Company as the construction manager at risk for the Abbotts Creek Park project. Council approved a contract with Barnhill in the amount of $8,500 for pre-construction services. The estimated...
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This Week In History – Feb. 20, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1934 •Wingate Hall, the second oldest building on the Wake Forest College campus, was destroyed by fire of unknown origin in the early morning hours. Wake Forest and Raleigh...
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Business Briefs – Feb. 20, 2014

YABA business news •Now is the time for 2014 YABA business membership. New membership dues have been held to $50 while membership renewals are only $25. Membership includes listing and 2-inch by 2-inch ad in YABA directory, a name listing in the Who’s Who of Youngsville, Night to...

Residents clean up Franklin Street

WAKE FOREST — More than 50 people from the Greens and Meadows section of Heritage, Sheetz employees and representatives from Fonville Morisey’s new Wake Forest location joined forces to clean up Franklin Street, Feb. 9. Volunteers collected more than 30 bags of trash along the...

Auto insurance rates stable

RALEIGH — While the North Carolina Rate Bureau has asked to be able to increase homeowners insurance by some 24.5 percent this year, they have left auto insurance rates alone. According to the N.C. Department of Insurance, the NCRB submitted a filing Jan. 31 that requests no...
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Solid year for Metal Gear

For quite some time I have been excited about the newest Metal Gear Solid coming out. Later this year, we will have the honor of playing Metal Gear Solid V, which is an open world action-adventure stealth video game currently in development for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox...