Film festival floated

Events to highlight town’s new cultural center discussed Tuesday. by David Leone, Associate Editor WAKE FOREST — Town leaders have some grand ideas for the opening of their new cultural arts center, not the least of which is to host a film festival. “I really like the idea,”...

Youngsville board discusses risk in revitalization

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — It’s the difference of being Rolesville or staying as Youngsville, resident and business owner Twig Wiggins told the Youngsville board of the need for downtown revitalization and new business. June 13, the board agreed to help a proposed business...

Rezonings to require hearings

Wake Forest town budget, UDO approved, with edits by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The town board approved both its budget and Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Tuesday night, which will please some people while upsetting others. The most contentious parts of the UDO were left out...

Rolesville renews service contract with Waste Industries

ROLESVILLE — The town of Rolesville Board of Commissioners voted recently to renew its contract for waste services with Waste Industries. The renewed contract runs through June 2016. As part of the town’s ordinance, all residents are required to have garbage service, either with...

Commissioners get back to Roots

Program spending, bond issue discussed by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Tempers flared during a spending discussion Tuesday at a Wake Forest town board work session. It wasn’t about $25 million in possible bond issue spending, rather $34,000 in small projects sparked the debate....