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Animal shelter benefits from child’s kindness

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — It’s not often you find a 7-year-old spearheading a party to benefit an animal shelter. Even less so when she foregoes birthday presents to make it happen. But that is exactly what Maggie Mcilroy did last weekend. Maggie, who turns 8 today...
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Choir and dancers debut at Hillside

WAKE FOREST — The residents of Hillside nursing home are in for a wonderful evening as the Woodland Chapel Baptist Church youth choir and praise dancers perform there for the first time Dec. 21. Approximately two dozen  singers and dancers, all of whom take part in the church’s...
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A few of her favorite things

 Art After Hours returns to downtown Wake Forest. WAKE FOREST — If the weather holds, it’ll be cool, but clear for Friday night’s Art After Hours, which this month offers up more than the usual art on display and local music scene. It’s also a great time to do a little shopping —...
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VFW honors contest winners

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8466 honored winners of the annual patriotic contests at its Christmas party Dec. 5 at My Place restaurant. Cash scholarships were given to the best entry winners at each level. Jackson Cook of Wake Forest High School...
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Richland Creek stream restoration underway

WAKE FOREST — Town crews have begun the stream restoration of the Richland Creek Greenway. The greenway was closed in September after an inspection revealed a rapid increase in creek erosion along the trail caused by heavy rains during the spring and early summer. Due to safety...