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Time to nominate volunteers

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Community Council is accepting nominations for its annual volunteer awards, including the Peggy Allen Lifetime Achievement award, the Citizen of the Year award, and the Club of the Year award. The Peggy Allen Lifetime Achievement award was first...

Grain-free diet for pets?

Food discussions today often include the potential benefits of grain and gluten-free diets. But are these diets right for cats or dogs? Michele Dixon, a health and nutrition specialist, offers some facts to consider before removing grains from your pet’s diet. She works for...

Garden dedicated at annual meeting

WAKE FOREST — The Brewer-Harris Garden was dedicated Oct. 12 at the annual meeting of the Wake Forest College Birthplace Society. Wake Forest Historical Museum Executive Director Ed Morris presented a slideshow and shared memories of Jenny Brewer and Ricky Harris. The extended...

Art at the fair

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Scammers use celebrities for click baiting

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the “Most Dangerous Celebrities” whose names and photos are most often used by scammers as click bait. BBB is joining with security technology company McAfee in alerting consumers about the problem of click...

WCPE awards grants

WAKE FOREST — The Classical Station WCPE FM announces four grant recipients for 2014, made possible through the station’s education fund. •North Carolina Symphony’s Ovations program was awarded a grant of $3,000. Ovations is a pre-concert performance opportunity for advanced...

Food, fun and fauna at the fair

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Report: State needs task force on veterans

by Patrick Gannon Nearly 800,000 military veterans call North Carolina home, yet a new report found that the state lacks a coordinated strategy to support them. The report from the General Assembly’s Program Evaluation Division (PED) calls on state lawmakers to create a task...

Krispy Kreme offers spooky treat

WAKE FOREST — This Halloween, wear your favorite ghoulish getup and scare up a free sweet treat from Krispy Kreme. On October 31 visit any participating Krispy Kreme location in costume and get a free doughnut of any available variety. Offer is valid while supplies last October...