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This Week in History — Nov. 14, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1923 •Ruth Janet Sikes, niece of Dr. N.Y. Gulley, Wake Forest College law school dean, suffered facial lacerations after Gulley’s Chevrolet struck the side of a bridge on one of...
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Malone to lead study of property rights law

RALEIGH — Rep. Chris Malone (R-Wake) was appointed this week to chair the Property Owner Protection and Rights Study Committee. The Committee will study the establishment of a property owner protection act that would favor the free use of land. Legislators will meet with industry...
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Historical Museum ornaments for sale

WAKE FOREST — The 2013 Calvin Jones House Christmas ornament depicts the two-story Greek-Revival home that is considered the most historic structure in the town of Wake Forest. Purchased by Dr. Calvin Jones in 1820 along with 600 acres of land, this is the town’s oldest home and...

Drop off turkeys to police Nov. 23

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department, 225 S. Taylor St., will accept frozen turkey donations Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon, as part of its seventh annual Turkey Drive. Police officers will be onsite throughout the morning to thank donors and unload the...
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A marvelous photographic week despite fall colors not at peak

Roving by Bob Allen (This is the last of five columns about my recent trip to the mountains of North Carolina’s high country around Boone.) Our plans for Friday were for the four of us to start out again with a hearty breakfast at the nearby Grandview Restaurant in Foscoe. We...
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Halloween Booze It & Lose It campaign nets 842 DWI arrests

RALEIGH — Drunk drivers wearing even the most creative costumes could not hide from law enforcement officers across the state during the Halloween Booze It & Lose It campaign. They arrested a total of 842 people for driving drunk from Oct. 25 to Oct. 31. “Participation in...
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Six Weeks of Christmas, part 1 — Nov. 14, 2016

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Free calls to Philippines for TWC cable phone customers

NEW YORK — Time Warner Cable (TWC) announced Tuesday that all calls placed by its Home Phone and Business Services customers to landline and mobile numbers in the Philippines will be free through Nov. 30, and is retroactive for all calls placed since November 8. “It is a...