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Something to swear about

Jim Thompson takes oath of office. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The second last thing Commissioner Frank Drake did before leaving the town board Tuesday was call to attention an errant “p” in a resolution to honor retiring regional planning organization worker Edison Johnson. “I...
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West Mason Street shines brighter

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The town hall where the monthly town board meeting takes place had a different glow Tuesday as newly installed LED lights shone on West Mason Street. An initiative that Town Manager Tammy Ray and Mayor Elic Senter spearheaded to replace t...
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Youngsville residents strongly support parks programs

Large turnout fills meeting room By Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — The small stone Community House on Main Street was standing-room-only for the first half of the monthly town board meeting Sept. 12. Residents came in support of the town’s parks and recreation program, after a...
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Personalities peek out at candidates forum

Potential Wake Forest commissioners find much common ground, cite differences. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — What sets you apart from the herd? For the four people running for town board, the answer is not too much. During a Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce forum Tuesday,...

Rolesville board does job with smile

by Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — The mayor of Rolesville, Frank Eagles, frequently talks about how the smallest municipality in Wake County is also the friendliest. In the Aug. 5 town board meeting, commissioners put to proof those words. The potentially contentious item the board...