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This Week in History — Oct. 3, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1923 •David Mangum, the bell-hop and room cleaner at the Wake Forest Hotel is upset with Wake Forest College medical school students keeping skeletons in their rooms. Five students...
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This Week in History — Sept. 26, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1933 •Playing at the Castle Theatre, Life in the Raw, featuring George O’Brien and Claire Trevor. •Nine Wake Forest College students have been placed on probation by the Student...
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This Week in History — Sept. 19, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1963 •Descendants of Dr. Calvin Jones joined Wake Forest Mayor Wait Brewer Jr., and town and Wake Forest College officials for the unveiling of a historical marker designating...

This Week in History — Sept. 12, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1973 •A group of Franklinton residents has asked the town board to prohibit the sale of alcohol within town limits on Sundays. The request came from people who live near the...
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This Week in History — week of Sept. 5, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1963 •Dr. George R. Beasley-Murray, principal of Spurgeon’s College in London, England, delivered the convocation lecture as Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary opened its...
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This Week in History — Aug. 29, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1963 •Four Wake Forest men have been arrested in a series of grocery break-ins. Also, two Franklin County merchants have been charged with receiving stolen goods. Some $2,700 in...
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This Week in History — Aug. 22, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1943 •A $2 million drive has begun at Wake Forest College to raise the funds needed to enlarge the campus. On the list of potential buildings are a larger library, housing for male...
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This Week in History — Aug. 8, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1943 •Grady Patterson Sr., Scoutmaster for the Wake Forest Boy Scout Troop, has organized a 10-mile hike and camping trip for the weekend, to be supervised by Assistant Scoutmaster...
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This Week in History — week of Aug. 1, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1943 •The Wake Forest town board is taking action to better chlorinate the town water supply because it doesn’t meet U.S. Army regulations. The decision came after they met with...
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This Week in History — week of July 25, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1943 •A midsummer fraternity dance will be held in the Bolus building downtown. Town commissioners voted to make the dance informal, after stating last week it would be...
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This Week in History — Week of July 18, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. by David Leone 1943 •The Army Finance School at Wake Forest College is now accepting female students to serve in the Women’s Auxiliary Corps. Fifty women will arrive in August,...
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This Week in History — week of July 11, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1835 •The following passage was written by a Wake Forest College student on the 60th Independence Day celebration, July 4, 1835: “With gallantry worthy of the most refined days of...