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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...

Democratic women meeting, luncheon Oct. 30

RALEIGH — Democratic Women of Wake County will hold a luncheon meeting Oct. 30 at NCSU University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. The scheduled speaker is Secretary of State Elaine Marshall. The buffet line opens at 11:30 a.m., and the program begins at noon. The cost for...

Manes and Tales festival Sunday

FRANKLINTON — The second annual Manes and Tales Fall Festival takes place Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Shepherd Youth Ranch, 105 Cedar Creek Road in Franklinton. Besides horses dressed in costumes, the day’s festivities include corn hole games, square dancing, bobbing for apples,...

Deer/Me: Not a good combination

RALEIGH — The arrival of autumn increases the chances of motorists/deer collisions. Between 2011 and 2013, nearly half of the more than 61,000 animal-related crashes in North Carolina took place from October through December. Almost 90 percent of those crashes involved deer. A...

Alma Lee Tabor, 74

Alma Lee Ray Tabor, 74, of Youngsville, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the William Dunlap Center for Caring. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Junious and Ola Keith Ray, and she retired as cafeteria manager of Fox Road Elementary School. Funeral services...

Arthur J. Schneller Sr., 86

Arthur John Schneller Sr., 86, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at his home. He was born in Ontario, Canada, the son of the late Mary Kaufman Schneller and Otto John Schneller, and he was a retired forklift mechanic with Gaylord Containers. Funeral services were held...

Leslie White O’Brien, 70

Leslie White O’Brien, 70, of Youngsville, died peacefully at home Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, from a rare neurodegenerative disease, progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). Leslie and her identical twin sister were the oldest of seven girls born to the late John and Anne Simpson...

Irene J. Sullivan, 78

Irene Johnson Sullivan, 78, of Wake Forest, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Wake Medical Center. She was born in Johnston County, the daughter of the late Mattie Eliza Bunn Johnson and Ashley Johnson, and she retired from Burlington Industries. A memorial service was held...

Carol Edwards Jackson, 69

Carol Edwards Jackson, 69, of Wake Forest, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Rex Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Forest Daniel Edwards and Eula Creech Edwards. She was a member of New Light Church of God and was retired from the State of North Carolina as an...