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Time to turn back the clocks

And check the smoke alarms! WAKE FOREST — Daylight Saving time comes to an end Sunday and it is time to “fall back” one hour. Officially, the time to set clocks back is 2 a.m., but most folks do it as they go to bed. Standard time was instituted in the U.S. and Canada by the...
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Free health clinic Nov. 2

WAKE FOREST — The third annual Touched by Hope free medical clinic will be Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 3525 Rogers Road. The clinic includes medical, dental, optical, meal, clothing, and grooming services. Call 919-554-8109 for more information.

Fire station review continues Nov. 7

Wall Road rezoning also on agenda. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The contentious fire station plan returns to the town planning board Nov. 7. The public hearing for the plan — which calls for a new Wake Forest fire station on a two-acre parcel of land at 1509 Jenkins Road — was...

Volunteer youth basketball coaches needed

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department is looking for adults interested in volunteering time one night a week plus an hour on Saturdays to coach youth basketball teams of all ages. Youth leagues are offered for boys and girls ages 5-17. Team practices are...
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Whole lotta shakkkkin’ goin’ on

Larry Smithey built drag racer from ’67 Camaro. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — You’ve seen them on ESPN2, rocketing down the drag-racing track at extreme speeds, with engines chortling loud enough to drown out stampeding elephants, accelerating for most of the eighth of a mile...