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Wolverines work overtime for a soccer win

by Becky Kimbrell Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High’s boys soccer team is proving that resiliency is a trait that they have in spades after a 3-1 double overtime win against Leesville Road, Monday. After losing their last three games, this victory helped the Wolverines improve to...

School Briefs — week of Sept. 26, 2013

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Tomorrow, Friday is the first early release day for Wake County traditional calendar schools. -Elementary School- Forest Pines Elementary •PTA’s Boosterthon runs through Oct. 2. •Family Spirit Night is...

Homeschooling seminar Oct. 18

WAKE FOREST — Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association is holding a free workshop featuring Ray and Charlene Notgrass, homeschool parents, curriculum authors, and owners of the Notgrass Company. The Workshop is titled “Homeschool Without Fear: Encouragement for the Journey,”...
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Wake Forest teen to compete in national pageant

WAKE FOREST — Ashley Daniels, 15, has been selected to represent North Carolina at the 2013 Miss American Junior Teen Pageant. Daniels is a lifelong resident of Wake Forest. She is currently and honor roll student at Rolesville High School. she is a member of the Wake Forest...
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Cancer survivor awarded scholarship

WAKE FOREST — Ciera Jones of Wake Forest is one of 38 students from across the United States to be awarded a college scholarship from The National Children’s Cancer Society’s Beyond the Cure program. Jones is currently in graduate school at Liberty University. The Beyond the Cure...
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Wakefield marching band competition Oct. 5

  WAKE FOREST — The 11th annual Heart of Carolina Marching Band Competition will be held at the Wakefield High School Wolverine Stadium Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase. For more information, email heartofcarolina@wakefieldhsband.org or visit...

The Right Way to Cut Taxes

By John Hood If your goal is to foster economic growth and job creation, there’s a right way and a wrong way to cut taxes on business. Fortunately, Pat McCrory and the General Assembly made the right choice. The wrong way is to offer tax credits or other targeted incentives to...