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This Week in History — Sept. 19, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1963 •Descendants of Dr. Calvin Jones joined Wake Forest Mayor Wait Brewer Jr., and town and Wake Forest College officials for the unveiling of a historical marker designating...

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Road rehab projects get green light. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The last of the town’s unpaved roads is getting blacktopped. And some seriously cracked streets will see a new layer of asphalt as well. Tuesday night, Wake Forest Engineering Director Eric Keravuori got town...
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Ribbon cut for Airport Road

In the ribbon cutting ceremony connecting U.S. 401 to the Triangle North Executive Airport and Industrial Park via Airport Road, Franklin County Board Chairman Shane Mitchell does the honor of cutting the ribbon next to Senator Chad Barefoot Sept 12.
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Cougars finish first at Wakefield TPC

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD —The Wake Forest girls golf team captured their first Cap 8 conference match win this season during Tuesday’s round at the Wakefield TPC. The Cougars finished with 130 points ahead of Heritage and Wakefield, which tied for second with matching...
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Big first half enough for Huskies in 41-35 win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — The Heritage Huskies and East Wake football teams each played one half of strong football Friday night at Heritage High School. The Huskies dominated in the first half, the Warriors in the second. The 27-point lead Heritage built up in the...

Wolverines lose the battle of unbeatens

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Anytime two top-ranked volleyball teams meet, the encounter is bound to be a battle. That’s especially true when both squads are walking onto the court undefeated in conference play. Both Wakefield and Broughton High School volleyball teams...
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Wakefield’s Boyden beats undefeated champion

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis player Susanne Boyden handed Broughton’s Maggie Kane her first ever loss in her four-year high school career. Boyden defeated the state 4A singles champion 2-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a match played Tuesday at Broughton High...
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Cougars and Wolverines split XC dual race

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Calvin Ulrich of Wake Forest crossed the finish line first in a dual 5K cross country meet between the Cougars and Wakefield High September 11. Ulrich finished with a time of 17:56.50 on Wake Forest’s Flaherty Park course and led the Cougars...
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Patriot runners take second place

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris CARY — Franklin Academy’s girls and boys cross country team both finished second in Tuesday’s 5K race held at Bond Park in Cary. Host Raleigh Charter won the girls and boys race. East Wake Academy was third in the girl’s race and placed fourth in the boys...