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Donate to Shop with a Cop

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department’s 16th annual Shop with a Cop holiday shopping spree is scheduled Dec. 18. On that day about 30 children will be paired with their police officer “partners.” The kids and their partners will then be transported by bus to Walmart,...

Charging stations installed at town hall

WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest has installed two new charging stations for electric vehicles in the public parking lot in front of town hall, 301 S. Brooks St. The charging stations are available for electric vehicle owners to use at no cost. The town obtained the new...

Dinner theatre coming to Renaissance Centre

WAKE FOREST — Get your tickets now for the murder mystery dinner theater Totally 80s, Totally Murder, Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. People who love the theater intertwined with a good murder mystery will love this production. The Juggernauts of New Wave...

All Saints students spell for the win

WAKE FOREST — Alden Warner, right, a sixth grader from All Saints Academy in Wake Forest, correctly spelled “Yankee” to become this year’s Arch Spelling Bee overall winner Saturday. Alden is now eligible to compete in the Wake County Spelling Bee. Also pictured is Jayla Durham,...

Still no decision on Franklinton water

FRANKLINTON — After spending more than two hours in closed session Tuesday night, the Franklinton town board emerged with news they have received a contract for their water and sewer operations from Franklin County.  The board came back into session only to decide to continue the...

Spreading mulch, making memories

WAKE FOREST — Sixty-five friends, family members and co-workers showed up Sunday to help Warner Jamison mulch his yard three weeks after he lost his left hand in a workplace accident. Fifteen yards of mulch were spread in less than one hour at the Jamison’s yard located in rural...

World War II veteran honored

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest resident John Singleton, left, was presented with the Legacy World War II medallion by District 7 Chaplain Richard May at Carolina House Oct. 16. Singleton served as an engineer lieutenant during the conflict. Recipients are urged to leave the medallion...

Livestock meeting Oct. 30

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Livestock Association meeting will take place Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m., at Johnny Bull’s Steakhouse in Louisburg. Investigator Cale Wood of the Franklin County Sheriff Office will address how to protect farm property from thieves with the use of...

New advisory boards accepting applications

WAKE FOREST — Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 for appointments to the following new town of Wake Forest boards and commissions: •Cultural Resources •Technology Selected applicants will volunteer for three-year terms, except where unexpired terms are being filled. To...