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A marvelous photographic week despite fall colors not at peak

Roving by Bob Allen (This is the last of five columns about my recent trip to the mountains of North Carolina’s high country around Boone.) Our plans for Friday were for the four of us to start out again with a hearty breakfast at the nearby Grandview Restaurant in Foscoe. We...
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Halloween Booze It & Lose It campaign nets 842 DWI arrests

RALEIGH — Drunk drivers wearing even the most creative costumes could not hide from law enforcement officers across the state during the Halloween Booze It & Lose It campaign. They arrested a total of 842 people for driving drunk from Oct. 25 to Oct. 31. “Participation in...
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Six Weeks of Christmas, part 1 — Nov. 14, 2016

Visit these advertisers’ websites: Over the Falls: otfalls.com Fig Cafe & Wine Bar: figcafewinebar.com American Ballroom: americanballroomnc.com Mary & Mak: maryandmak.com Affordable Creative Framer & Art: affordablecreativeframer.com The Falls Day Spa:...

Free calls to Philippines for TWC cable phone customers

NEW YORK — Time Warner Cable (TWC) announced Tuesday that all calls placed by its Home Phone and Business Services customers to landline and mobile numbers in the Philippines will be free through Nov. 30, and is retroactive for all calls placed since November 8. “It is a...
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Six Weeks of Christmas, part 2 — Nov. 14, 2016

Visit these advertisers’ websites: La Foresta: LaForesta.com Wake Forest Jewelers: WakeForestJewelers.com Esthetics by Caris: CarisSkinCare.com The Grain Mill Grocery Co-op: GrainMill.coop The Purple Door Day Spa: PurpleDoorSpa.com AmeriGas: amerigas.com The Cotton Company:...

Habitat for Humanity partners with The Body Shop

WAKE FOREST — Habitat for Humanity of Wake County has gained the support and partnership of The Body Shop for a future home build that will take place in Wake Forest. The Body Shop, whose Americas headquarters is located in Wake Forest, has pledged a sponsorship towards one of...
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Hospice expands service to veterans

RALEIGH – Hospice of Wake County (HOWC) has earned the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s “We Honor Veterans” Partner Level 3 by integrating veteran-specific content into volunteer and staff orientation programs. Only 4 percent of Hospice groups nationwide...

Blessing of free food for Thanksgiving

LOUISBURG — A Blessing, Inc. invites the community to join them for a Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at Louisburg College Cafeteria. While there is no charge for the meal, donations of canned food are appreciated. If transportation is needed, call 919-496-4299.