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Rolesville to light Christmas Tree Monday

ROLESVILLE — The town of Rolesville is holding its Christmas tree lighting Monday, 6:30 p.m., and the entire community is invited. Christ Church of Rolesville will lead singing of carols and Santa will be on hand to greet children of all ages. As there is a chance of rain, stay...
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Veteran chaplain attends Santa school

WAKE FOREST — VFW Post 8466 Chaplain Jim Dyer attended the oldest and most popular world-wide Santa Claus school in October in preparation for the upcoming Christmas season. Jim has successfully made the difficult transition from combat helicopter pilot where danger is...
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A 1927 “Letter to Santa” at the community Christmas dinner

by Jennifer Smart WAKE FOREST — It was three weeks before Christmas when 9-year-old Tom Arrington wrote a letter to Santa Claus asking for a toy train. The year was 1927, and Tom, great-great-grandson of the first president of Wake Forest College, was already showing signs of the...
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Youngsville hosts Old Time Christmas Dec. 7

YOUNGSVILLE — It’s time to mark calendars to get ready for all-day holiday fun with Youngsville’s annual Old Time Christmas and Christmas Parade set for Saturday, Dec. 7. The day begins with a pancake breakfast 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the Youngsville Rescue Squad Building, 105 NW...
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Roll film

Magic of Christmas to be captured on film by Wake Forest church. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Every year, Living Word Family Church holds a Christmas production. This year, they’re going above and beyond. They’re filming a Christmas movie. “Typically we do a very large stage...