Town buys dance venue for $1.2 million

Mayor sees future performing arts and convention center by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The town is now the owner of a beach music nightclub. The $1.2 million purchase of the Tuxedo Junction dance venue and the adjacent Rejoice Community School came after a closed session of town...

History on display in mural

High schooler spends months on public art project by David Leone WAKE FOREST — You may have noticed the new public art project on South White Street. Not the brick and ironwork bench at Jones Avenue paid for with public funds, but the mural on the north side of the Wake Forest...

Top comic appears Saturday

Free performance features adventure stories, acting and jokes, of course by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A veritable all-star lineup of artists awaits the public this weekend during the Neck of the Woods performance series. Actors, an adventurer and a professional comedian appear on...

Car show benefits Wake County Hospice, June 15

Family-friendly event showcases Model T assembly demo and plenty of antique cars WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation (DRC) hosts a classic and antique car show to benefit Hospice of Wake County and local Wake Forest charities Saturday, June 15, 9...

Budding talent

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s Sunflower Studio art students painted flowers on the sidewalk in front of the Jones Street gallery last week. Some painted over previous incarnations that had since worn off; others added their own floral touches.