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String of successes for local bluegrass band

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — A local bluegrass band recently played at the popular Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, part of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) World of Bluegrass week in downtown Raleigh Sept. 24-28. The event featured the best in bluegrass...
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Roll film

Magic of Christmas to be captured on film by Wake Forest church. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Every year, Living Word Family Church holds a Christmas production. This year, they’re going above and beyond. They’re filming a Christmas movie. “Typically we do a very large stage...
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Volunteer tree nursery opens Oct. 23

WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest volunteer tree nursery will hold its grand opening Oct. 23, 6 p.m. Located on 701 Harris Road, E. Carroll Joyner Park, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony which will include brief remarks by Mayor Vivian Jones and members of the Urban Forestry...
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Mayoral forum tonight

Former congressional candidate sets his sights on town hall. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The two candidates for mayor appear side-by-side at a public forum at town hall tonight (Thursday), hosted by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce. The candidates, incumbent mayor Vivian...

Application for 2013 Wake Forest Parade Oct. 15

Application for 2013 Wake Forest Parade Oct. 15 WAKE FOREST – Applications will be accepted until Oct. 15 for participation in the 2013 Wake Forest Christmas Parade. Applications are available online at wakeforestnc.gov and at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St....
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Bright Star Touring Theater presents “Bella Under the Bullying Bigtop” Oct. 15

WAKE FOREST — Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national touring theatre company, will show two free performances of Bella Under the Bullying Bigtop Oct. 15 at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. Show times are 2:20 p.m. and 4 p.m. Suitable for children ages...
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Warranted

— David Leone WAKE FOREST — A routine traffic stop right in front of The Wake Weekly office on East Owen Avenue Sept. 30 resulted in the arrest of Nickolas Dale Jones (right), 32, 169 Cottrell Way, Kittrell. Wake Forest Police Officer E.F. Genao charged Jones with simple...

United Way hosts sixth annual Cow Chip contest

By Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) hosts its sixth annual Cow-Chip contest Saturday at the Walmart parking lot. The cow-chip bingo will be at noon and will be part of the Siren3 Cook-Off event. There will be live music from the East Coast Rhythm...
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Owner has car impounded under Run and You’re Done — On Patrol, Oct. 10, 2013

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — A 1990 Chevy passenger vehicle owned by Bennie Pastor Chance IV, 1134 Clear Circle, Wendell, was seized under the “Run and You’re Done” law pending further investigation and court proceedings after the driver attempted to flee from police Sept. 29,...