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Power out for hours

WAKE FOREST — An electrical malfunction knocked out power for 75 minutes Tuesday afternoon, affecting 723 homes and businesses. A stretch of South Main Street south to the Country Place subdivision and north to Walmart in Wake Forest, and a small part of Falls of Neuse Road in...

Halloween Spooktacular to be held Oct. 24

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department holds its annual Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. The Halloween Spooktacular is a free festival for children ages 12 and younger. This year’s...
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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...
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Roll film

Magic of Christmas to be captured on film by Wake Forest church. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Every year, Living Word Family Church holds a Christmas production. This year, they’re going above and beyond. They’re filming a Christmas movie. “Typically we do a very large stage...
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Volunteer tree nursery opens Oct. 23

WAKE FOREST – The Wake Forest volunteer tree nursery will hold its grand opening Oct. 23, 6 p.m. Located on 701 Harris Road, E. Carroll Joyner Park, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony which will include brief remarks by Mayor Vivian Jones and members of the Urban Forestry...