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Wake Forest poised for economic resurgence

—Story and photo by David Leone WAKE FOREST — It’s nice to be on top. Ted Abernathy, Executive Director of the Southern Growth Policies Board, probably didn’t startle anyone at the annual State of the Chamber luncheon Tuesday when he described the struggles North Carolina — and...
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The sun will come out

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Thanks to another sunny day, Joyner Park was the place to be Sunday afternoon for the outdoor concert series Six Sundays in Spring, presented by Wake Forest ARTS. Deneil Williams dances with his dog, Friday, his wife, Carmen, and their daughter...
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Seal shows up on shore

by David Allen WAKE FOREST — When Brigs Restaurant of Wake Forest food and beverage Manager Jason Kelly went fishing at Freeman Park in Carolina Beach May 22, he hooked a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Kelly and a fishing buddy spotted a gray seal that had made its way down to...

Three charged in murder

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A rural Wake Forest man and woman and another Raleigh man have been charged with murder in the May 14 death of Melissa Dawn Huggins-Jones, according to arrest reports, Raleigh police confirmed Wednesday. Wake Forest police assisted in the Tuesday...
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‘Private’ fire department assailed

Town annexes property for future fire station over Jenkins Road residents’ appeals by David Leone WAKE FOREST — There must have been talking points. A half dozen neighborhood residents voiced objections to the Wake Forest Fire Department request to annex 1505 and 1509 Jenkins...