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Santa visits Legion breakfast

WAKE FOREST — Santa Claus arrived early on Holding Avenue, carrying gifts for the children in attendance at Sunday’s pancake breakfast at the Walter E. Cole American Legion Post 187. The extra special guest had his picture taken with participants and brought cheer to everyone,...
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Santa comes to Rolesville in December

Santa is coming back again to the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce during the month of December to talk with kids of all ages before Christmas comes. This year, he’ll be in the Chamber offices instead of the park, making sure that all kids stay warm and have a good time talking...
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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...