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Mother: Police ignored woman’s assault

Daughters trying to do the right thing when attacked. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest-Rolesville High graduate Camille White, 20, is back home at her mother’s house recuperating. She was assaulted Saturday outside a Greensboro nightclub, leaving her bruised, battered —...
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This Week In History – May 22, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1934 •Dance teacher Louise Norman Williams presents Carolinas in the Morning, a revue of her students at the Castle Theatre. Performances in the all-day revue include Dew Drop,...

Novozymes, Atlantic Corp. receive incentive to stay, grow

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — County commissioners approved two incentive requests to retain and expand local business and changed the name of two roads among other business Monday night. Franklinton’s Novozymes North America, Inc. (Novozymes), Franklin County’s largest private...
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Hot dog! We have a winner!

RALEIGH — Terry McLamb, a Vietnam War veteran from Wake Forest, plans to pay off his mortgage after winning the top prize in the lottery’s $1,000 a Week for Life! game. McLamb works as a marketing coordinator for Armco, his daughter’s general contracting company. He purchased the...
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Garden yields hope for the hungry

Community comes together to grow vegetables at donated plot. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — You know how when you pull sugar snap peas from the vine and eat them, it’s as sweet and refreshing as can be? Brian Van Voorhis does. Van Voorhis is one of the organizers of a new community...
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Plans for tavern may be derailed

By Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — Town commissioners met Tuesday evening with a full agenda of public hearings. Slated for review were a 27.37-acre residential and planned urban development rezoning, two special use permits and the town’s budget for the new fiscal year. Special-use...

Remember the fallen this weekend

WAKE FOREST — Veterans groups are sponsoring several community events this Memorial Day weekend to remember and honor the loss of American military men and women. For more information on any of the events, call Frank Anderson at 919-671-4216. •A Memorial Day Ceremony will be held...
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Community gathers to remember

By Clellie Allen FRANKLINTON — More than 100 family, friends and residents came together on Church Street Saturday afternoon to remember David Lee Wilkins and also to encourage one another to protect the younger generation. Wilkins, who lived at 45 Happy Valley Trail, was found...

School Briefs

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Wakefield Elementary •The last PTA general meeting of the year is scheduled Tuesday. The volunteer of the year will be announced, along with the incoming 2014-15 board. Refreshments will be provide...
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Wake Forest’s Smalley to compete with the pros

WAKEFIELD — This year’s Rex Hospital Open Junior Invitational produced two winners. Alex Smalley, from Wake Forest High School, finished 2-under-par 69 and Grant Houser, from Campbell University in Buies Creek, finished with an even par 71. Each won their respective division at...
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Making good decisions

Wake Forest High School football player Bryce Love, pictured with Wake Forest DARE Officer Scott Graham, spoke at the DARE graduation at Heritage Elementary School, encouraging the students to stay away from drugs and to make good decisions.
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Redhawks rugby teams crowned cup champions

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent GREENSBORO — The North Raleigh Redhawks rugby teams walked away with not one but two championship trophies from Sunday’s Carolina Cup state championship tournament. The U10 Redhawks defeated Cary in the finals while the U12 team was a 7-6...

Busy weekend ahead

WAKE FOREST — It’s a very busy time of year in Wake Forest, with activities suited to just about everyone. Here are some of the goings-on; for others see wakeforestnc.gov. •Habitat for Humanity Build-a-Thon Community Dedication, tomorrow at 5 p.m. at 406 Spring St. The public is...

Democratic women to meet

RALEIGH — The Democratic Women of Wake County luncheon meeting is scheduled Thursday, May 29, at 6 p.m. at N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St. in Raleigh. Speaking at the event is Bob Hall, executive director of Democracy North Carolina, a nonpartisan organization...
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Record leap makes history

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — It’s not every day you get to see a school’s history being made, even rarer to be a part of making it. But for Franklinton High School high jumper Charity Snelling, she got to do just that.. Charity leapt to both a new personal and new...

Folk Festival coming to Oak View Park

RALEIGH — A folk festival is the fitting finale to Oak View County Parks’ exhibition, In Search of a New Deal. The free, family-friendly event focuses on the 1930s and ’40s and takes place June 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4028 Carya Drive in Raleigh. Crafts and activities...

Tech awards grant program under way

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric’s Classroom Technology Awards grant program for the 2014-15 school year is in progress.  Eligible teachers include public school K-12 and community college teachers working in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties. Grants...

May library activities winding down

In addition to events at the Wake Forest library (400 E. Holding Ave., 919-554-8498), events are planned at East Regional Library (946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, 919-217-5300), and North Regional Library (7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh, 919-870-4000). Most programs are...

Shabazz poetry reading rescheduled to Friday

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) announces several upcoming workshops and exhibits. The free poetry workshop with Phillip Shabazz, poet, writer and teaching artist, who will read from his newly released book, Flames in the Fire: Poems, has been...
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Student inducted into Cum Laude Society

WAKE FOREST — Myles Alexander Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alad Troy Brown of Wake Forest, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society at Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry Forest, Va., during a ceremony held April 21. He is a member of the Class of 2014. The Cum Laude Society was...