Take life saving measures into own hands

WAKE FOREST — When it comes to cases of sudden cardiac arrest, bystander CPR can double or even triple survival rates. However, in the majority of such incidents there is no immediate help. CPR educator Kim Harkins hopes to bring awareness to changes in how CPR is done as a part...

Top comic appears Saturday

Free performance features adventure stories, acting and jokes, of course by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A veritable all-star lineup of artists awaits the public this weekend during the Neck of the Woods performance series. Actors, an adventurer and a professional comedian appear on...
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A dose of Big Medicine

Above: Joe Newberry on banjo and LaNelle Davis, upright bass, get into the music. (Photos by David Leone) by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Big Medicine brought bluegrass enthusiasts out of the woodwork and into E. Carroll Joyner Park on a beautiful Sunday. The concert was...
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Teen threatens firefighters with sledge hammer

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Firefighters were awakened around 1 a.m. Saturday by a teen trying to break into the fire department with a sledgehammer. According to Wake Forest Police spokesman Bill Crabtree, Brian Craig Keller, 19, 1201 Buttercup Lane, entered the the Fire...

Stick cause of power outage

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A 2-to 3-foot-long stick was to blame for Friday’s mid-afternoon power outage in the town’s central business district. At about 2:40 p.m., a small branch fell off a tree on West Cedar Avenue and caught on a main power line, while also touching a lower...