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Chris Straits named Patriots’ athletic director

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Chris Straits wants the word to get out: As Franklin Academy’s new athletic director, his plan is to develop a level of congruency across the middle school and high school programs. “I am also trying to get our intramurals to a level where...
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Using education to solve real problems goal of Project Wisdom

By Jonathan McNamara WAKE FOREST — Golfers are wanted for a team tournament this fall that will benefit a Heritage High service club. The first ever Global Community Classic Golf Tournament will be held by Project Wisdom a world-service project club of Heritage High, to raise...
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Attorneys duke it out

Planning Board meeting ends, unresolved, after midnight. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — In a marathon session that more often resembled a criminal trial with facts, witness testimony, points, counterpoints and rebuttals, the Wake Forest Planning Board heard arguments about a...

Tuxedo Junction renamed Wake Forest Renaissance Center

WAKE FOREST — The former Tuxedo Junction has a new name. July 9, the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to rename the facility the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. The board also gave permission for the town to proceed with planning a grand opening celebration...