Arrests made in Lowes hold-up

Suspects named in string of robberies. by David Leone RALEIGH — Authorities have arrested three men thought to be responsible for multiple robberies, including the Aug. 2 hold-up at Lowes Foods at Forestville Crossing shopping center. Two of the men are also suspects in an Aug....

Courage to live the dream — a writer’s journey

Local Profiles by Carol Taber WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest resident Stacey Cotrufo, who writes under the pen name Samantha Chase, has accomplished what many promising authors only dream of. Last August, she quit her day job and now makes her living through writing. From a young age,...

Quilters return to Farmers Market

WAKE FOREST — The Ladies of Valor will display some of their quilts Saturday at the Farmers Market, 150 N. White St., from 9 a.m. to noon. Raffle tickets will be available for a chance to win one of the quilts. The group headed up by Martha Killian gathers several times a week at...

Get lucky at Rotary dinner Sept. 12

WAKE FOREST — The Wakefield Rotary Club’s second annual Lucky 13 Reverse Raffle & Dinner will be held at 7:13 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at The Factory Millroom in Wake Forest. One hundred tickets will be sold for $114 each, which includes admission for two to the buffet dinner...

Hunger walk set for Sept. 28

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest CROP Hunger Walk 2014 is set for Sunday, Sept. 28, beginning and ending at Wake Forest United Methodist Church, 905 South Main Street. Sign-in begins at 2:30 p.m. with step-off at 3 p.m. This year’s goals are 200 walkers and $10,000 raised through...