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Safe chemical list expands

RALEIGH — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added more than 130 chemicals to its safer chemical ingredients list. For the first time, 119 chemicals that use fragrance for commercial and consumer cleaning products have been added to the list. “Fragrances are an...

Tour of artists combines galleries, studios

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Guild of Artists hosts the 18th annual Tour of Artists to be held Sept. 7-8. Galleries in downtown Wake Forest and studios in various other locations will have artists on hand to showcase and discuss their masterpieces. The Wake Forest Guild of...

Pre-school parents invited to free literacy workshop

WAKE COUNTY — Parents of preschool children and adults who work with young children are invited to a free literacy summit this fall to learn more about the importance of preschool literacy. The session, to be held at 8:30 a.m.-noon, Sept. 7 at Rolesville Elementary, 307 S. Main...

SAFE Haven looking for volunteers

Open house Tuesday, Aug. 27 RALEIGH — SAFE Haven hosts a volunteer open house Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help clean the cat cages, socialize the cats, represent SAFE Haven at community outreach events, serve on special events committees, support office...
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Youngsters get pigskin practice

Wake Forest High Cougars return for sixth year to help lead football camp. by Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — In what has become an annual treat for local youngsters eager to learn football tips from some of the best prep athletes in the state, the Rolesville Parks and Recreation...
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Wake Forest tennis teams shine at state tourney

WAKE FOREST — Six tennis teams from the Wake Forest area were among over 1,200 tennis players who participated in the 2013 USTA Adult League North Carolina 18+ State Championships held in Lake Norman June 27-30. Two ladies teams from Hasentree (3.0 and 3.5), a mens team out of...
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Coffee cake tailor-made for Sunday brunch

Sunday brunch is a tradition for many families. Though some families may enjoy Sunday brunch at a nearby restaurant, those who enjoy spending their Sunday mornings lounging at home can still enjoy a bountiful brunch that includes some popular staples of restaurant brunches....