Volunteer coaches needed

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation department is seeking volunteers for the spring youth baseball and softball season. Practices begin late this month, with games played from April through June. All volunteer coaches must pass a background check. Contact Program...
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A legend worth living

My friend on the opposite side of this article will be promoting Titanfall this week, but I would like to remind readers that it is rated Mature for players 17 and older. The game is also only available for PC and Xbox One. Now if you don’t care for Titanfall or don’t fit the...

Small farmers to be honored

FRANKLIN COUNTY — In conjunction with Small Farms Week, hosted by the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University, a luncheon will be held March 26 to honor the Small Farmer of the Year. The luncheon is at noon on the campus in Greensboro and...

Grandparent scammers try new angle

RALEIGH — Many seniors have been ripped off in recent years by scam artists posing as grandchildren. In most versions of the scam, the phony grandchild sends an e-mail or message claiming to have gotten into trouble while traveling overseas and needs cash to get out of the jam....
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Wake Weekly hosts health and wellness expo April 10

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Weekly family of community newspapers presents its fourth annual Health and Wellness Expo April 10 from 1 to 7 p.m. at The Factory, 1839 S. Main St. The free event showcases more than 50 area businesses related to family wellness, including physical...

UWFC seeks grant applicants

LOUISBURG — The United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) grant cycle for 2014 is open through April 18. Any nonprofit agency or government-exempt entity with a program in Franklin County that helps those in need or that supports the community good as a whole is encouraged to apply....

Wake Forest police reports – March 20, 2014

Citations Reported March 6-12, 2014 •Jimmy Richard Holloway, 68, 124 Dogwood Lane, expired registration tag, expired inspection. March 12, 1:18 p.m. •Wesley Philip Driscoll, 22, 817 Quail Ave. stop sign/flashing red light violation. March 11, 8:48 p.m. •Michael Garland McEwen,...

Wake crime – March 20, 2014

Reported March 8-14. Due to ongoing website issues, Wake County Sheriff’s arrests were not made available. Falls •An unstated offense was reported at a residence on the 4200 block of Falls River Avenue, Raleigh, in Falls. March 12, 6:21 p.m. •Burglary was reported at a residence...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS – Patricia S. Hyde

All persons, firms or corporations having claims against Patricia S. Hyde, deceased, of Wake County, North Carolina, are notified to exhibit the same to the undersigned on or before June 14, 2014 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. Debtors of the decedent are asked...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS – Paul Steven Hungerford

All persons, firms or corporations having claims against Paul Steven Hungerford, deceased, of Wake County, North Carolina, are notified to exhibit the same to the undersigned on or before June 14, 2014 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. Debtors of the decedent are...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS – John Michael Cullen

Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of John Michael Cullen, deceased, late of Wake County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 13th day of June, 2014, or...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS – Donna Nicole Wylie

All persons, firms or corporations having claims against Donna Nicole Wylie, deceased, of Wake County, North Carolina, are notified to exhibit the same to the undersigned on or before June 21, 2014 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. Debtors of the decedent are...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS – Rae Jeanne Tanner

All persons, firms or corporations having claims against Rae Jeanne Tanner, deceased, of Wake County, North Carolina, are notified to exhibit the same to the undersigned on or before June 21, 2014, 2014 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. Debtors of the decedent...

Fire station wanted ‘today’

Commissioners review major expense funding Tuesday; public comment desired. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Every spring, town commissioners hold a special meeting to discuss funding major projects and expenses over the next five years. The projects are listed in the town’s Capital...
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One injured, kids OK

A van carrying two young girls from Richland Creek Elementary School collided with a Chevy Z66 four-door pickup truck around 4 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of North White and Perry streets in Wake Forest. The female driver of the pickup was taken by EMS to the hospital, but...
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Attend Youngsville expo March 20

By Clellie Allen YOUNGSVILLE — Meet new business owners and learn about area entrepreneurism during the upcoming annual Youngsville Area Business Association (YABA) Expo. The event takes place Thursday, March 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 142 Youngsville...
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CATastic cast plays with yarn-filled comedy

Forest Moon youth theater production premieres March 21. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A cast of 26, most of them youngsters, is prepping for the opening of Curiosity Cat next week. Forest Moon Theater Company’s first youth production tells the tale of Curiosity, a talking house...
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Register for Miracle League ball now

YOUNGSVILLE — Spring registration for Miracle League of Franklin County continues with the first practices and Buddy training set for Saturday, March 15, at their newly constructed safe, rubberized turf surface ball field at Long Mill Elementary, 1753 Long Mill Road, Youngsville....
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This week in history – Mar. 13, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1924 •Advertised in the Old Gold & Black is the following house for sale fronting the Wake Forest College campus: “Seventeen rooms, slate roof, water and lights. Price,...
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For the love of music

Band experiences in high school can be costly, but the results are worth it. By Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Cost of a sousaphone — $5,000; participation in one season of marching band — $500; learning lessons of responsibility, hard work and dedication? Priceless. Spend just five...
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Acclaimed pianist here Sunday

Virginia Tull music series designed to lift the spirit. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Praised in the New York Times for his enthusiastic style and unflagging energy, Randall Atcheson, renowned pianist, is playing locally Sunday. Atcheson presents an approximately 90-minute concert...

Youngsville considers housing standards tonight

YOUNGSVILLE — The town board of commissioners will hold six public hearings in addition to other work, when they meet tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m.. Three of the hearings will revolve around the town’s ordinances concerning abandoned, nuisance and junked vehicles. Comments will be...
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Rolesville board to hold public hearings

Five hearings planned for Tuesday. By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — Town commissioners are set to hold five public hearings at their next meeting Tues., March 18, including three text amendments to the unified development ordinance (UDO), an amendment to the Open Space and Greenway...
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Playing games may increase your lifespan

Throughout the past couple of decades, many people have discussed and researched the effect of video games on humans. I believe that it is possible that playing video games can actually help a person live longer. It may seem like a bold statement to say that gaming could help...