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Fire station blazes ahead

Planning Board gives proposal thumbs-up, but other issues raise objections. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Tuesday night’s Planning Board meeting at town hall had a number of odd occurrences; unusual, at least, to those who attend such meetings regularly.  The proposition The first...

It’s time to drop the rhetoric

The kerfuffle over the possibility of Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) locating a fire station on Jenkins Road is slipping out of hand. There is a principle in debate called Godwin’s Law that goes something like: The longer or more heated a discussion grows, the more likely it...
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Chief under fire for station location

Jenkins Road residents feel left out of the process for firehouse site. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Ron Early has made a career out of running into burning buildings without compunction. But the Wake Forest Fire Chief was visibly feeling the heat Sept. 26 during a meeting with...
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Girl Scouts serve firefighters on 9/11

WAKE FOREST — Local Girl Scout Cadette Troop 850 decided to take action to remember the tragedy of 9/11 on Sept. 11 in a different way. The Scouts made homemade cards and treats and took them to Wake Forest Fire Station 1 on Elm Street to thank the men and women for their...
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