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‘Meet’ applications now available

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for vendors, performers and downtown merchants for the May 3 Meet in the Street festival. Presented annually by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce, Meet in the Street offers a day...
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Mullinger, Matheny feted

Annual Christmas Dinner highlights Wake Forest volunteerism. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — It has been said, many times, many ways, that this town has an incredible level of volunteerism. That showed itself clearly and brightly during the 66th annual Christmas Dinner Monday at The...
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Santa comes to Rolesville in December

Santa is coming back again to the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce during the month of December to talk with kids of all ages before Christmas comes. This year, he’ll be in the Chamber offices instead of the park, making sure that all kids stay warm and have a good time talking...
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Turkey shoot benefits Kiwanis projects

 YOUNGSVILLE — The Kiwanis Club of Youngsville is hosting a turkey shoot Fridays and Saturdays  through Dec. 7. The turkey shoot will be held at 2808 Cedar Creek Road, near the Panic Point Haunted Forest. Tickets are $5 and ammo is provided participants will need to bring their...
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Spreading free smiles

WAKE FOREST — Dr. Craig Winkelmann and Wake Forest Dental Arts will host Dentistry From The Heart Dec. 7. Registration for the event, which provides free dental services to Wake Forest residents in need, begins at 7:30 a.m. Winkelmann, his staff and a few volunteers will provide...
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2014 calendars now available

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission’s 2014 fundraising calendar, Wake Forest Postcards from the Past, is now available for purchase for $15 each at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Proceeds from the sale of the calendar will be used to...
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Beware of health care reform fraud

RALEIGH — N.C Department of Insurance (NCDOI) commissioner Wayne Goodwin warns North Carolinians to beware of scam artists who may try to take advantage of the confusion surrounding federal health care reform. “Scammers may pose as insurance agents or representatives of the...
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This Week in History — Dec. 5, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years.   1923 •War Savings Stamps, issued in 1919, come due at the first of the year. Wake Forest Postmaster C.Y. Holden requests that those wishing prompt payment turn their stamps...

Defending Laws, Howling at Their Makers

by: Scott Mooneyham Republican leaders, from the governor’s office to the legislature, are outraged, yes, outraged to find that Attorney General Roy Cooper is throwing around his political opinions about the laws that they have been passing. A big part of Cooper’s job...