Carpet rolled out for judges

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A very warm welcome greeted judges in Wake Forest  for the America in Bloom competition Monday. Over the course of two days, local leaders showed off all of the green things the town has to offer. Wake Forest will find out in the fall if it won any...

Man shot in robbery — On Patrol, week of June 13, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Police swarmed a home on Mount Olivet Church Road Monday a little after 4 p.m. after a man reported being robbed and shot in the shoulder. According to Franklin County Sheriff’s Captain E.H. Smith, the victim was at the grocery store and when he...

‘Harvey’ director named

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Forest Moon Theater Company has found a director for its new play. Cora Hemphill of Wake Forest was chosen to direct Harvey, a comedy showing locally in October, for the community theater. Auditions are at the end of this month and Hemphill is keen on...

No troubled water for Bridges

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Suzanna Neeley Bridges returned home to Wake Forest to perform with her band Walking For Pennies Sunday. The final Six Sundays in Spring concert, hosted by Wake Forest ARTS, was an add-on after weather canceled many of the shows performances in May.

These performers are no joke

Story and photo by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Some 50 people packed the upstairs event room at Wake Forest Coffee Company Saturday for a one-act play, comedy routine and an author’s presentation of his adventures. The highlight in an evening of highlights was Gilly Conklin and...