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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGFOR CONTIGUOUS ANNEXATION

The public will take notice that the Board of Commissioners of the Town of Wake Forest will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on the 19th day of August 2014 in the Board Room at Town Hall on the question of a contiguous annexation request petitioned by Iris Stoutt for the...

Parks and Rec Briefs – August 7, 2014

Wake Forest Team registration takes place through Aug. 29 for several adult sports leagues in Wake Forest. •Co-rec kickball is scheduled to begin weeknights in mid-September through late October. The entry fee is $150 per team and participants must be 18 or older.  •Flag football...

Parks program registration made easier

WAKE FOREST — A new onsite registration process is underway for the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) department’s fall programming. For years, participants were required to register at the PRCR facility offering the particular class or program. The new onsite...

Duck e-stamp now available

RALEIGH — Waterfowl hunters in North Carolina now have the option of purchasing a federal duck stamp electronically. The new duck e-stamp allows the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to sell stamps electronically through its wildlife service agents, online and by phone, for $16...

Heroux attends Boys State

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy senior Alec Heroux, 17, was selected to attend the American Legion-sponsored Boys State at Catawba College in Salisbury. Boys State participants learn the rights, privileges and responsibilities of franchised citizens. The objective training centers...

Strings in the Summer

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Youth Orchestra held its first summer camp at Flaherty Park Community Center. The camps teach both beginner and intermediate strings with ages ranging from 8 to 16 years old. Register for upcoming events at wfcyo.org, or call LaSaundra Booth at...

Golf course to be park

Questions raised about conflicts of interest, but attorney asserts all is in order. By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — More than four years after being gifted nearly $900,000 to purchase land and construct a new county park, commissioners voted 6-1 Monday to purchase the former Bull...

Junior deputies

Jashawn Jeffreys shows officers he’s strictly hands-off during a personal inspection of a police cruiser at the Wake Forest Police Department’s National Night Out event at Taylor Street Park Tuesday. The Night Out is designed to familiarize residents with their local officers....

Cocaine trafficking charges net man $5.5 million bond

By David Leone RALEIGH — A repeat offender again charged with trafficking cocaine is in jail on a $5.53 million dollar bond following his arrest east of Rolesville at Quarry and Mitchell Mill roads. Robert Lee Alston, 32, 3301 Trail Drive, Wendell, was arrested July 25 by Wake...