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Kudos — week of Aug. 15

Congrats, grads! •The following students were pinned at Vance-Granville Community College’s practical nursing graduation ceremony Thursday Aug. 1: Ashley Kayla Green of Creedmoor; Nicole Perry and Yevette Rothgery, both of Franklinton; Lona Marie Crouse, Loftin Olivia Foster,...

Dancers invited to Orange Bowl

WAKE FOREST — Local dance studio, The Dance Attic, will get a little more than 15 seconds of fame when a select group of dancers perform in the half-time show of the Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., Jan. 3, 2014. The Dance Attic’s Company Team has been...

Black robes huddling in the shadows

by Scott Moonyham When any part of a scandal involving a public entity or well-known person becomes public, the details usually come out as well. Try as they might, by hiring lawyers or hiding behind secretive processes, those involved generally have trouble covering up the...

Business Briefs — week of Aug. 15

Please send business news to biznews@wakeweekly.com. Davenport named ECU trustee Roger L. “Vern” Davenport of Wake Forest was sworn in as a member of the East Carolina University Board of Trustees at a July 18 meeting held at the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU. Davenport...

School Briefs — week of Aug. 15

To include information in the School Briefs, e-mail schools@wakeweekly.com or fax news to 919-556-2233. -Elementary school news- Wake Forest Elementary: •Parents are invited to join the PTA at wfepta.org/join-pta. Wakefield Elementary: •Regular updates are available at...

Bumper crop of kindergarteners coming

CARY — The Wake County Public School System is expecting more than 12,200 kindergartners for the 2013-14 school year — the largest projected kindergarten enrollment in WCPSS history.  Preparing students for this transition is essential and county officials say that reading is the...
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Wake Forest High School starts a new PTSA Charter

WAKE FOREST — The addition of Rolesville High School this school year has set the stage for Wake Forest High School to make a few exciting changes as well, according to Angie Levy, the school’s Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) president. Wake Forest High School has...

Franklin School Board fills empty seat

Business leader chosen to be advocate for Franklin County Schools by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Education has appointed a champion. Rosemary Champion, a bank executive with Carter Bank and Trust in Louisburg, was appointed to fill the District 7 at-large...
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Youngsville Woman’s Club sponsors author signing at library

by Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — The Youngsville Woman’s Club will sponsor a book signing at the Youngsville Public Library. Local award winning author and member of the Youngsville Woman’s Club Nancy LaPonzina will sign copies of her new book A Path Through the Garden....