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House for sale, in pieces

Two decades of wood taken from deconstructed homes, barns, priced by the foot. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Over the past 20 or so years, Robin Hendricks has helped to deconstruct old and abandoned homes, salvaging every useable plank, bannister and shingle. With her former...
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National Night Out around corner

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Police are unveiling a new community watch program at this year’s National Night Out to provide for a safer Franklinton. Friday Aug 6, two local communities will participate in the annual National Night Out. Franklinton will be holding it’s...
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Wake Forest church on a local mission

Collecting food and serving free pizza by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Richland Creek Community Church has as one of its mottos, “Live, Love, Serve” and this week, they are putting their money, time and efforts where their mouths are. After serving hundreds at a two-day, free...
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Neighborhood rocked by fireworks explosion — On Patrol, week of July 25, 2013

Company owner injured while disposing of old materials. by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Reports of a significant explosion drew fire, rescue and sheriff units to 1337 Wait Ave. Saturday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m., residents near the home, which is also the site of S&W...
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Resident finds new neighbors

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — Carol Hailey was walking through her back yard when she spotted something different. “Upon further inspection, I found a beautiful new family,” Hailey wrote. Rehabilitators with the Piedmont Wildlife Center in Durham advise folks that if a nest of...