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TRACK Trails gears up Saturday

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest will officially introduce the new Kids in Parks TRACK Trails initiative during a special ribbon cutting ceremony and guided walk at E. Carroll Joyner Park Saturday at 1 p.m. The event will include brief remarks by Mayor...
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Bright Star Touring Theater presents “Bella Under the Bullying Bigtop” Oct. 15

WAKE FOREST — Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national touring theatre company, will show two free performances of Bella Under the Bullying Bigtop Oct. 15 at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. Show times are 2:20 p.m. and 4 p.m. Suitable for children ages...
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Students solve problems at Camp Invention

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — A bit of duct tape, an old paper towel roll, some string and a ping pong ball are all it takes to make a seismoscope to measure earthquakes. For the students of Camp Invention, recycled materials can “solve” some of the most perplexing problems...
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World Boxing recognizes Franklinton

Boxing trainer Snowell, community honored before June 11 camp start by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — The community has received international attention thanks to a group of concerned residents who had a dream and an initiative to help youths have a constructive place to go...

School’s out, movies are in — Free summer movies return to local theater

WAKEFIELD — For parents looking for some free fun for kids this summer, the Marquee Cinemas at Wakefield is helping out with a return of their free Summer Movie Series. Beginning the last week in June and continuing for eight weeks, each Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.,...