Director: Downtown revitalization creates jobs

Facade improvements, renovations desired. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Adam Bradley recently purchased the former bank and library building at 123 S. White St. from developer Daryl Cady. Now he’s working to restore the facade and market it for offices and retail, Wake Forest...
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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,...