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Armed robbery an ‘inside job’

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Two people have been arrested in an armed robbery that is believed to be an inside job. July 7, police responded to the McDonald’s on Forestville Road just before 1:30 a.m. The manager, Regina Ebony Ellis, 29, 310 S. Swain St., Raleigh, reported...

Wake Forest in Top 10

Town receives high marks in education, cost of living and economic growth in ranking. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — “We’re No. 9!” Though you won’t hear anyone shouting it from the rooftops, a recent ranking of state towns has put Wake Forest in the top 10 best places for young...

Buffer change wrangled

Town officially approves UDO, with one last change. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Commissioner Frank Drake is well-known to be a fan of horse racing. But as he proved Tuesday night, he’s also got a bit of a talent for horse-trading. Commissioners were all set to vote on the second...
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Car seized after chase — On Patrol, week of July 18, 2013

WAKE FOREST — A suspect claimed she thought there were warrants for her arrest when she led police on a chase July 12. According to Wake Forest police spokesperson Bill Crabtree, an officer saw Shaquita Quantia Jeffreys, 23, 7026 Little Creek Road, Zebulon, speeding down Jones...
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Race for Wake Forest town board heats up

Drake bows out By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Late last week, two people filed to run for Wake Forest’s two town board seats, including incumbent Margaret Stinnett and challenger Shinica Thomas. And another resident is promising to run. But sitting Commissioner Frank Drake is...