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Medicine Drop on Saturday

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department along with the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), Safe Kids North Carolina, and Riverkeepers of N.C. are hosting Operation Medicine Drop Saturday, March 15. The police department will hold the event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside...

Sheriff’s Citizen Academy returns March 18

LOUISBURG — Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is starting its 11th Citizens Academy March 18, 6 p.m. at the CenturyLink office at 14111 Capital Boulevard, Wake Forest. For an application or the schedule of speakers, see...

Comedy night draws big crowd; A yesteryear trip with funnies

Roving Thanks to my close friend Bill Brown, Mavis and I attended the fourth annual Night of Comedy in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre Saturday. He gave us two tickets courtesy of Michael Minotti of Edward Jones in the Renaissance Center who had reserved a half table. It was...

Scholarship deadlines approaching

Who doesn’t need help paying for college? Check out these scholarship opportunities available to qualified applicants. Kohl’s cares Kohl’s Department Stores is accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers for the 2014 Kohl’s Cares scholarship program. Nominations for...
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History in the making

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Cougars women’s lacrosse team held their first game Tuesday against Enloe. The Cougars sadly suffered from first game jitters and the game ended 3-12. “I’m excited — this is my third year teaching and since I’ve been here...

Gas prices rise slightly

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.37 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average which increased 3.4 cents per...

Don’t mess with this Gamma, scamma’

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy The TV was on when the phone rang and I heard a somewhat muffled voice say, “Hi Gamma, it’s me. I need to talk to you.” Not hearing him very clearly, I said, “What?” “It’s me, your oldest grandson. I need to talk to you.” What grandmother would...

Convenience is too costly

To the editor:   In the March 6 issue of The Wake Weekly, a column by Scott Mooneyham expressed an interesting point of view on the much-maligned election reform bill. Several paragraphs of conjecture on Governor McCrory’s thought process and reading comprehension skills...

Public Works appreciated

To the editor:   After reading the article, “Miscom-munication Cited in Report,” in the most recently published issue of the Wake Forest Weekly, I wanted to write to express my thanks for the town of Wake Forest’s Public Works Department (PWD). I applaud the town for doing...