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Wake County Public School System accepts $13.5 million grant for magnet schools

Wake County Public School System accepts $13.5 million grant for magnet schools

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WAKE FOREST — Four schools in the Wake County Public School System, including Wake Forest Elementary, have obtained a $13.5 million Synergy Grant from the Magnet Schools Assistance Program to bolster innovation and the principles of arts and design. The Synergy Grant exists as a five-year cycle, providing money through...

Wake Forest annual National Night Out seeks to curb crime and foster relationships

Wake Forest annual National Night Out seeks to curb crime and foster relationships

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WAKE FOREST — Dozens turned out for the town of Wake Forest’s National Night Out at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, an event hosted by the Wake Forest Police Department to highlight community resources for crime and accident prevention education. “It’s just a way to kind of bring all the...

Treasurer touts record-breaking $120 million in unclaimed property, cash returned to owners

Treasurer touts record-breaking $120 million in unclaimed property, cash returned to owners

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THE CENTER SQUARE — North Carolina’s NCCash.com is on track to return $120 million in unclaimed property and cash to state residents, governments and organizations this year, breaking a record $105 million in payouts for 2021, Treasurer Dale Folwell said. Folwell highlighted the website for the Department of State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property...

Traffic alert: South Main Street, US 1A reduced to one lane

Traffic alert: South Main Street, US 1A reduced to one lane

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WAKE FOREST — Eastern Underground Constructing Inc., a contractor working on behalf of Ting Fiber, will reduce to one lane — with alternating two-way traffic at the portion of South Main Street/U.S. 1A West Holding Avenue to East Holding Avenue — Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 5-7, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day....

DAR kicks off activities for new term

DAR kicks off activities for new term

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WAKE FOREST —The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Gen. James Moore Chapter recently held its first meeting of the 2022/23 term at the Wake Forest Historical Museum. Members gathered on the grounds of the museum to dedicate the planting of a Rose of Sharon tree in honor of the 100th...

Wake Forest inducts 2020 Hall of Fame class

Wake Forest inducts 2020 Hall of Fame class

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WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School announced its 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame class Sept. 17. The Cougars had to postpone the induction ceremony to this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The school recognized three state championship teams, including the 1968 Dubois High...

Cougars score big in third quarter to beat Knights

Cougars score big in third quarter to beat Knights

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KNIGHTDALE — Wake Forest’s football team held a 7-0 for most of the game and then scored 22 points in the third quarter on its way to a 35-21 victory at Knightdale Thursday, Sept. 29. Knightdale tried to make it a competitive game in the...

Late score lifts Rams over Wolverines

Late score lifts Rams over Wolverines

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ROLESVILLE — A 28-yard touchdown pass with 22 seconds left in the game gave Rolesville’s football team a thrilling 47-42 win over Wakefield at home Friday. Rolesville quarterback Braden Atkinson threw up the long pass to receiver Tamarcus Cooley, who hauled in the catch in...

Heritage overcomes Wakefield on two penalty kicks

Heritage overcomes Wakefield on two penalty kicks

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RALEIGH — Heritage’s boys soccer team was down 2-1 at one point in their match at Wakefield, but then the Huskies scored on back-to-back penalty kicks in the second half to win 3-2 Sept. 28. According to Wakefield head coach Tony Calabria, both of those...

Fungo to represent college baseball for Wake Forest

Fungo to represent college baseball for Wake Forest

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WAKE FOREST — For the first time since 1956, the town of Wake Forest will have an official college baseball team represented by the Wake Forest Fungo after the board of commissioners approved the partnership Thursday, Sept. 20. The Wake Forest Fungo is a college...

Huskies survive late push from Cougars

Huskies survive late push from Cougars

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WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s volleyball team dominated the first two sets and then held off a late comeback attempt from Wake Forest in the team’s 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 26-24) victory on the road Monday, Sept. 26. The Huskies set the tone early in the match...

5 important policy reminders from a stormy week

5 important policy reminders from a stormy week

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North Carolina endured the wrath of yet another powerful hurricane last week. And while it comes as little solace to those who lost homes, businesses or, in a few tragic...

Section 230 an acknowledgement of reality, not a ‘liability shield’

Section 230 an acknowledgement of reality, not a ‘liability shield’

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed, in its coming session, to hear an appeal in the case of Gonzalez v. Google. The case deals with one aspect of “the 26...

Don’t that just beat all?

Don’t that just beat all?

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I’ve been writing a newspaper column since 1986. During that time, I’ve had occasion to criticize the policies of six North Carolina governors: Jim Martin, Jim Hunt, Mike Easley, Beverly...

William Robert Smaltz, Jr.

William Robert Smaltz, Jr.

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William Robert (Bill) Smaltz, Jr, 73, of Wake Forest, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, September 30, 2022 at Transitions Hospice Home. He was born in Huntingdon...

Rebecca Davis Pleasants

Rebecca Davis Pleasants

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Rebecca "Becky" Davis Pleasants, 97, of Wake Forest, NC died Thursday, September 15, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Nellie...

Julia Woodard Merritt

Julia Woodard Merritt

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Julia Woodard Merritt, 66, of Wake Forest passed away on Monday August 29, 2022. She was born in New Hanover County daughter of the late Hattie Mae Fields Woodard and...