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Something to swear about

Jim Thompson takes oath of office. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The second last thing Commissioner Frank Drake did before leaving the town board Tuesday was call to attention an errant “p” in a resolution to honor retiring regional planning organization worker Edison Johnson. “I...
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Roadwork ahead

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — If you see one-lane traffic in the coming weeks, take a breath before blowing your top: there’s much needed roadwork to be done before another winter causes further cracking and rutting. The town of Wake Forest has resumed its road rehabilitation and...
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TRACK Trails gears up Saturday

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest will officially introduce the new Kids in Parks TRACK Trails initiative during a special ribbon cutting ceremony and guided walk at E. Carroll Joyner Park Saturday at 1 p.m. The event will include brief remarks by Mayor...
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A 1927 “Letter to Santa” at the community Christmas dinner

by Jennifer Smart WAKE FOREST — It was three weeks before Christmas when 9-year-old Tom Arrington wrote a letter to Santa Claus asking for a toy train. The year was 1927, and Tom, great-great-grandson of the first president of Wake Forest College, was already showing signs of the...
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Wallridge break-in blocked

Wake Forest teen charged for third crime since August. WAKE FOREST — A break-in at a local residence was foiled last week thanks to an alert neighbor who called the police. On Friday, Wake Forest Police arrested Stephen Frank Brunner, 19, 1200 Haltwhistle St., and charged him...