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A Hope House Book Bag & Clothing Giveaway will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hope House Inc., 334 N. Allen Road, Wake Forest. There will be free bookbags, gently used … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Farmers Market will host its Fall Crafts & Kids’ Market on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at 235 S. Taylor St. For the first time, the Kids’ Market … more
WAKE FOREST — Folux Solutions, a Raleigh-based agricultural tech company founded by local entrepreneur Daniel Webb, hopes to provide a cheaper alternative to mainstream LED growing lights while … more
RALEIGH — Attorney General Josh Stein has announced that Knightdale native Danielle Wilburn completed an internship with the North Carolina Department of Justice this summer. Danielle earned … more
An old maxim advises, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” That’s what Wilson siblings Lydia, Bethany and Elijah Denton did more than 100 times to work the bugs out of an … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce announced a new fundraising initiative to support chamber programs and the Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern North Carolina. The … more
LOUISBURG — The Tar River Center for History and Culture has announced a lineup of events for 2019-20. All events are sponsored by the Tar River Center for History and Culture and free to the … more
NASHVILLE — Reporters descended on the Nash County Sheriff’s Office last week. But it wasn’t murder — or a jailbreak — that brought out the press. Instead, the happy-ending story of an … more
The North Carolina Parent Teacher Association has announced that 18 North Carolina schools have received the National PTA School of Excellence designation for the 2019-20 school year. National PTA … more
WAKE FOREST — Area residents were invited to the 35th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, Aug. 5. The program took place in Centennial Plaza and honored John Joseph Maloney who … more
The United Way of Franklin County, the Franklin County school district and the Boys & Girls Club have partnered to collaborate on a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College formally welcomed its new leader on Tuesday, Aug. 6, with an inauguration ceremony for Rachel M. Desmarais, the college’s seventh president, in the … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its first-ever Retail Therapy showcase. Planned as a way to feature chamber members who are in fashion and home interior … more
FRANKLINTON — A man was killed earlier this month when his motorcycle ran off the side of the road, according to a crash report. David Lee Sledge, of Franklinton, died at the scene of the … more
WAKE FOREST — Current ordinances don’t allow downtown restaurants to serve alcohol to customers seated outside on a public sidewalk. Several Wake Forest businesses are hoping that will … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department temporarily closed Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) last week after Wake County health officials learned … more
ZEBULON — Elected officials voted Monday to let the proposed development of more than 1,000 new homes in two proposed subdivisions in Zebulon move forward, but recognized that the projects may … more
Community Briefs The Northern Wake Optimist Club will host its first Heroes Dinner today at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is an event that recognizes Rolesville’s police, fire and EMS by offering them a … more
WAKE FOREST — The “We Care Gospel Affair,” along with Pastor Enoch Holloway, will host “The 4 Gospel Concert” at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church in Wake Forest on Sunday. The church is … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2019-20 class of Leadership Wake Forest. The comprehensive program is designed to engage, … more
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