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Hope pours down

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A tumultuous cloudburst emptied the heavens onto Wake Forest May 18, but it didn’t dampen the spirits at the Habitat for Humanity picnic at the Hope House in the East End. In fact, it brought people together, black and white, children and...
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Cyclists on tour to build up America

Wake Forester chronicling journey on blog by David Leone WAKE FOREST — “Woke up at 5 a.m. … ate a hearty breakfast, and made our way out on an 82-mile ride. My expectations for the ride were low, as I had no idea how beautiful the country farm lands between Chapel Hill and...
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Musical brings N.C. talent home from N.Y.

Wake Forest-Rolesville grad living actor’s dream in Big Apple by David Leone NEW YORK, N.Y. — What do three women with ukuleles and a broad sense of humor have to do with Wake Forest? A lot, actually. Caitlin Davis, a 2006 Wake Forest-Rolesville and 2011 UNC-Greensboro graduate...

Griffin named volunteer of the year

WAKE FOREST — Carolyn Cort Griffin is the recipient of the town of Wake Forest’s 2013 Michealle Bozman-Barton Guest Services Volunteer of the Year award. Office Assistant Jannie Chaffin made the announcement April 25 during the town’s third annual guest services volunteer...
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Hispanics targeted by fraudsters — On Patrol, May 30, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey SPRING HOPE — Residents in Franklin County are warned to be careful of fake police officers attempting to get money fraudulently targeting Hispanic families. May 23, at 11:10 a.m., a Banes Road resident reported multiple people came to her home — one was...