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Wiser in second trip to state finals, Cougars still fall to Mallard Creek

By David Allen   WAKE FOREST — The state championship game between the Mallard Creek Mavericks and the Wake Forest Cougars was held Saturday, Dec. 14. The Mavericks entered the game undefeated while the Cougars had a 12-3 record. The game was a decided win for Mallard Creek,...
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Lower lead content for drinking water

RALEIGH — Starting Jan. 4, new drinking water plumbing fixtures installed or repaired in drinking water systems or newly installed in homes must meet federal requirements for lower lead content. Plumbing contractors and consumers should check for proper certification marks on the...
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Scammers masquerading as USPS, AARP

RALEIGH — Crooks often pretend to be someone they aren’t to get you to lower your guard. Scammers have been known to claim to be government officials, your bank, your insurance or power company, law officers, lottery officials, or even your grandchild facing an emergency in order...

Wolverine wrestlers take fifth

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Wakefield High School’s wrestling team took fifth place in Saturday’s Wake County Championships at Green Hope High School. Three of the Wolverines had a strong showing in their first tournament, placing third. Billy Liptrot defeated his...
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Heritage boys, girls win at swim meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — Both the boys and girls Heritage High School swim teams claimed first place in last Thursday’s meet at North Carolina State University’s Recreation Aquatics Center. It marked the first time in the school’s history that the two Husky teams...