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Local family hurt at fair needs help

WAKE FOREST — Perhaps you read about the people who were injured when a ride malfunctioned at the N.C. State Fair in October. What you may be unaware of is that three immediate members of a Wake Forest family were severely injured — their father, Anthony Gorham, mother, Kisha...
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Drive-by shooting at mobile home park

No injuries reported; targeted resident was allegedly involved in street fight earlier. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — The normally quiet Wellington Mobile Home Park was the site of a drive-by shooting the night of Dec. 5, witnesses say. No one was injured in the shooting, which...
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Veterans to lead Christmas parade

More than 100 floats, bands, entries this year. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Bundle up kiddos! The annual Wake Forest Christmas Parade is Saturday and, if their prediction holds,  meteorologists are calling for cool weather with scattered showers all day. That doesn’t mean people...
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Police request public’s assistance

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the driver of the vehicle shown in the surveillance camera image. The vehicle was utilized in a theft Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Wake Forest Lowe’s Home Improvement, 11800 Galaxy Dr. The...
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Animal shelter benefits from child’s kindness

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — It’s not often you find a 7-year-old spearheading a party to benefit an animal shelter. Even less so when she foregoes birthday presents to make it happen. But that is exactly what Maggie Mcilroy did last weekend. Maggie, who turns 8 today...