Optimists sponsor speech contest

WAKE FOREST — The Optimist Club of Wake Forest invites students under 19 who haven’t yet graduated, to write and deliver a four- to five-minute speech — How my Passions Impact the World. The local club-level contest is scheduled April 12. Winners will advance to the district...
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Wake Forest High does it for the Vine

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Renaissance Arts Productions presents “Do it for the Vine!” The variety entertainment show is one of two performed annually by Wake Forest High students. Students will act out popular Vine videos, showcasing the entertainment value of the six-second-long...

School Briefs – March 20, 2014

—Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Wake Forest High events •The World Languages department hosts an induction ceremony into the French, Latin and Spanish National Honor Societies tonight (Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. At...

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...

Canes host DARE nights

RALEIGH — Enjoy N.C. Hurricanes hockey and support Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) at the March 29 and April 10 home games against the Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals. Tickets for the games are specially priced, and proceeds from each ticket sold will benefit...

Join the 4-H fun

LOUISBURG — Youths ages 5-19 are invited to participate in Franklin  County’s second Livestock FUN Show May 16 at Double D Equestrian Center, 733 Egypt Church Road in Louisburg. Rabbits, poultry, goats, cattle and sheep will be shown and judged according to N.C. 4-H regulations....
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Real world geometry

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Heritage High Common Core 2 teachers have joined with the Heritage Swim and Golf Club to design artwork for their recreation center. “We are connecting common core math to the real world,” said Alison Stachowicz, a math teacher at...

Deadline for Basketball camp scholarship nears

WAKE FOREST — The deadline for middle school students to apply for an all-expense paid scholarship from Wake Electric to attend summer basketball camps at two of the state’s largest universities is March 31. Wake Electric is awarding two Touchstone Energy sports camp scholarships...

Senior softball league looking for players

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — If you are 50 years or older and interested in playing senior softball and want to know more about the sport, there is a senior softball tournament at Heritage High School field this Saturday. Players ages 50 to 65 will be...
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WHS alum Lenox named to All-Freshman team

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Brevard College’s Madison Lenox, a Wakefield High graduate and Raleigh native, was selected to the South Atlantic Conference All-Freshman basketball team, the league office announced. Lenox was named to the All-Freshman team after leading the Tornados in scoring...
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Girl Scout wins Gold Award

WAKE FOREST — Maria Tsikerdanos of Wake Forest recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. For her project, Tsikerdanos renovated basement space and created a recreational center at Elsie’s Place, a residential care home for seniors in...
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Rolesville High softball team young and struggling

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent ROLESVILLE — The young Rolesville High School Rams softball team has struggled thus far in its inaugural season and remains winless in their first five games. Throughout those games, the Rams have been outscored 50-16, and Rolesville coach...

Rams take fifth in match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WENDELL — The Rolesville High School golf team achieved one of its team goals during the March 11 Greater Neuse River Conference match. The Rams, with a score of 195, moved up in the league by finishing in fifth place at the Wendell Country...

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...