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Ideas about the school lunchroom of the past have been mentioned previously in this column, yet details were few and basic. Here is the expanded account of that vital element of elementary … more
Booty Boy, who lived in one of the tenant houses on the farm, showed me a beautiful gold ring he had on his finger one day. I asked him where he got it. He said he had traded Mr. Evans several fresh … more
Award-winning journalist Logan Martinez was named editor of The Wake Weekly and the Butner-Creedmoor News this week, President and Publisher Keven Zepezauer announced. Martinez, 27, will oversee … more
WAKE FOREST — A new town of Wake Forest policy now requires residential and commercial developers and installers in the town’s right-of-way to submit a right-of-way encroachment application … more
ZEBULON — Authorities are investigating threats against Zebulon Middle School discovered on social media Wednesday night, according to Zebulon police. The nature of the threats was not … more
WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest is in the process of updating the Collection Assistance Program. The initiative provides backyard pickup of garbage and recycling for residents who are … more
WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with Premier World Discovery to host a public information meeting on Thursday March 7, to share … more
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded the second of three contracts for the Complete 540 project in southeastern Wake County. Complete 540, which is also known as the … more
United Methodist churches may sever ties with their denomination, and some congregations could face a membership exodus over the church governing body’s vote to reject same-sex marriage and refuse … more
WAKE FOREST — Town staffers are conducting an online survey to gather feedback from residents about the town’s bus service. Transit service began in Wake Forest in July 2008, giving residents … more
WAKE FOREST — “Some want to make superior sandwiches. Some want to make the world a better place. We want to do both.” That’s the Which Wich sandwich shop chain’s motto, and Wake Forest … more
RALEIGH — The Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Chris Winter as the chapter’s new president and CEO. “I am extremely excited to have … more
RALEIGH — Jamey Braswell of Wendell said he plans to use a $100,000 North Carolina Education Lottery prize to help his son get a jump start on his college fund. “My wife’s a teacher, so … more
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Republican Party will hold its annual convention beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Hamilton Hobgood Courthouse Annex, 113 S. Main St. Precinct meetings … more
WILSON — News of an East Carolina University graduate student’s March 1 death in a Franklin County plane crash hit a group of former colleagues particularly hard. Allison Forsythe, her best … more
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