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Local residents turn 100

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — In the course of the past month, there have been not one, not two, but three area residents who celebrated their 100th birthday. Aurora Howard, Mollie Rivers and John Martin enjoyed becoming centenarians with family and friends. Martin’s birthday was...
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Toys for Tots collection at Seminary library until Dec. 15

WAKE FOREST — Donate new toys through Dec. 15 for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s toys for Tots program at the Library Circulation Desk of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 120 S. Wingate St. The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout...
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Franklin’s Martha Mobley named educator of year

 WAKE FOREST — The N.C. SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Extension Educator of the Year Award was presented to Martha Mobley of Franklin County, at the 2013 Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Nov. 16, 2013. Mobley was...
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Contest could win a school new supplies, computers and books

WAKE FOREST — Twoifbytea.com is giving away new school supplies, brand new computers and a large stash of books including American literature classics and Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims. To enter the contest, tell twoifbytea.com in 500 words or less why a particular school...
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Veteran chaplain attends Santa school

WAKE FOREST — VFW Post 8466 Chaplain Jim Dyer attended the oldest and most popular world-wide Santa Claus school in October in preparation for the upcoming Christmas season. Jim has successfully made the difficult transition from combat helicopter pilot where danger is...