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New Master Gardeners certified

The Extension Master Gardener program of Wake County welcomes 33 new members. RALEIGH — The Extension Master Gardener (EMG) program of Wake County recently certified 33 new members after a series of courses and special projects in all aspects of horticulture including botany,...

Today last day to vote for October election

WAKE FOREST — The deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information for the Oct. 8 election is today (Friday). All voter registration applications must be postmarked on or before Sept. 13, or hand delivered to the Wake County Board of Elections office, 337 S....
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Clear division in school board race

Experience touted, dismissed by District 1 candidates. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — In his opening statement, Tom Benton touted his lifetime experience as an educator and principal for why voters should re-elect him to the Wake County Board of Education. But that experience, his...
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Three local businesses receive preservation awards

Winners cited for rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of existing architecture. WAKE FOREST — The Gulley-Mackie House, the White Street Brewery, and the Wake Forest College Birthplace Society are among nine county winners that will receive awards at Capital Area Preservations 20th...
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A slow start to NC FAST program

Electronic program meant to speed up applications for state benefits is riddled with problems and delays. by Burwell Stark RALEIGH — Although the name was intended to play off the ability of families to access state services quickly and remotely, Wake County commissioners learned...