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Kayla Holder keeps running to success

From the Sports Desk — Marty Simpkins A transfer student from Kerr Vance Academy, junior Kayla Holder, has been a big help to the Wake Forest High School cross country team. At the Cap-8 conference championship meet Oct. 14, Holder ran a time of 18:16, beating the second place...

Classical music series concludes Friday

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and Wake Forest ARTS will present the final concert of its classical music series Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Free Spirit Ensemble of the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra will return to present Folk Tunes Revisited, classic folk tunes in new...

Wake Forest police to help with turkey time again

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting monetary donations through Nov. 22 as part of its eighth annual Turkey Drive. Cash and checks are accepted and will be used to purchase additional turkeys. Checks should be written to the Wake Forest Police Department....

It’s bazaar time again!

WAKE FOREST — It hardly seems possible, but holiday bazaars and craft fairs are just around the corner. Here’s a sample of what’s coming up: •St. Ives Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 505 Capellan St. Proceeds will go to the Tri-Area Ministry food pantry....

Energy exploration would be big win for N.C.

by Rachael Dobi and Brian Balfour A recent study — Economic and Environmental Im-pacts of Oil and Gas Development Offshore the Del-Marva, Carolinas and Georgia — by Dr. Timothy J. Considine, the School of Energy Resources Distinguished Professor of Energy Economics at the...

Business Briefs – Oct. 23, 2014

Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin Red Robin’s ninth annual Tip-A-Cop event will take place Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m., at the Wake Forest location, 11420 Capital Blvd. Law Enforcement Torch Run officers will volunteer their time as servers alongside Red Robin’s wait staff to...

Google is a great help, mostly

by Jean McCamy Sometimes, we have discussions at our house that go something like this: “Oops. One of my shirts is missing a button.” “Oh, maybe you’re like the guy in Smilin’ Jack.” “Yeah, the one the chicken followed around eating the buttons that popped off his shirt. Guess I...

Stimulus story reveals much

by John Hood In the homestretch of the Senate race between incumbent Kay Hagan and challenger Thom Tillis, the disclosure that Hagan’s family profited from the 2009 stimulus package she voted for has drawn a great deal of attention. Well, let me clarify that statement. It has...

What will you make in space?

While I’ve written about them in the past, building games are not my forte. They are, however, a friend of mine’s obsession of sorts. So I wasn’t surprised when he invited me to play another construction sandbox game. It’s called Space Engineers, and it’s...