Half-marathon benefits veterans

WAKE FOREST—The Wake Forest Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8466 received a check from Sharon Casper, of Signature Races, which will go toward its Wounded Warrior Fund and other programs. The money comes from a portion of the proceeds raised by the second annual Hallowed...

Veterans decompress with paintball

Wake Forest resident holds military simulation games to help with PTSD. By David Allen WAKE FOREST — When soldiers come back from active duty, there aren’t many activities that are both fun and stress-relieving. Enter Ben “Jammin” Thomas. The Youngsville resident is Alpha company...

Hire the nation’s heroes, Oct. 17

WAKE COUNTY — The U.S. Department of the Navy will conduct for the fourth consecutive year a “Hiring The Heroes Career Fair” Oct. 16 at Hilton-Midtown and Oct. 17 in the North Raleigh Hilton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is intended to target veterans within the greater Wake...

Ladies of Valor help veterans settle in

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Hearing that a new homeless veteran’s shelter was going to open in Raleigh this month, the Wake Forest-based Ladies of Valor group decided that in addition to making quilts for veterans, they could gather supplies to help outfit some of the rooms....

Native son welcomed home

ROLESVILLE — Residents turned bout in droves to welcome home Army Specialist Brad Scarboro from and 11-month tour in Afghanistan Saturday, May 18. Brad was escorted into town by local Patriot Guard Riders while folks waved flags and held up signs of their appreciation.