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Kristy Hales supervises, from left, Kahli Hales, Jazlynn Miles, Justyce Miles and Kahlia Hales as they look over artwork at the Wendell Woman's Club.

Spring into the Arts inspires visitors

By Junious Smith III
| May 24, 2022

WENDELL — The town of Wendell was alive with art and music May 21.The annual Spring Into the Arts ev...

Town Clerk Terry Savary poses for a picture in her office.

Savary appointed as town clerk

By Junious Smith III
| May 24, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The town officially has a town clerkThe Wake Forest Board of Commissioners unanimously...

The Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce has posed an inflatable duck display outside of the building to promote the Super Duper Duck Splash on July 23.

Wakefield Rotary Club to hold Super Duper Duck Splash

By Junious Smith III
| May 24, 2022

WAKE FOREST — A fundraiser for a great cause could put a few extra bucks in someone’s pocket this su...

Wakefield's Shawnti Jackson won the 4A state title for the 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter dash. She was also a member of the team's 4x400-meter relay championship squad. Contributed Photo

Track and Field

Jackson and Mallo win state titles

By Marty Simpkins
| May 24, 2022

GREENSBORO — Wakefield’s Shawnti Jackson and Wake Forest’s Andrew Mallo won their first state champi...

Kristy Hales supervises, from left, Kahli Hales, Jazlynn Miles, Justyce Miles and Kahlia Hales as they look over artwork at the Wendell Woman's Club.

Spring into the Arts inspires visitors

By Junious Smith III
| May 24, 2022

WENDELL — The town of Wendell was alive with art and music May 21.The annual Spring Into the Arts ev...

The American Legion, 225 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest, will host the next Veterans Coffee and Outreach on Thursday, May 26, from 6:30-8 p.m. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 530 has donated the funds to pay for the event's food.

Veterans Coffee meets Thursday

May 24, 2022

Sandy Matthews, director of operations at Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry, oversees the busy operation on May 9. A volunteer since 2012 and director since 2018, Matthews works with a nine-member board and 40-50 regular volunteers. Several hundred others also volunteer their time to the organization on Holding Avenue in Wake Forest.

Food pantry serves the community

From staff reports
| May 23, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry serves up to 800 local families, distributing an ave...

Joe Medlin overseas the completion of a four-day project to replace the sidewalk from in front of Doc's Garage at the corner of Brooks Street and Wait Avenue down to Lumpy's Ice Cream on May 5. Public works crew members Scott Hutsinger, Rodney Carol, Jason Lowry and Don McCleure put the finishing touches on the project as Daniel Dixon operates the truck.

Wake Forest Public Works replaces sidewalk

May 23, 2022

The Wake Forest Woman’s Club has named Ann Heard as the winner of its 2022 Continuing Education Scholarship for demonstrating outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service. Heard, a graduating senior from Wake Forest High School, plans to attend Appalachian State University in the fall. Club members hosted Heard and her father, Steve, at its April general meeting for dinner and the scholarship presentation. In addition to receiving the award, club members also presented Heard with several personal graduation gifts to begin her university studies. Shown from left are scholarship committee members Jo Lanni, Nancy Ruffin, Ann Heard, Steve Heard, Linda Johnson, Maggie Andersen and Amy Brown.

Woman’s Club announces scholarship winner

May 23, 2022

The Wireless Research Center has opened offices at The Loading Dock.

The Wireless Research Center opens office at The Loading Dock

For the Weekly
| May 23, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The Wireless Research Center, a catalyst for technology-led economic development found...

Amanda Nieves, a winner of the Wake Forest Woman’s Club 2012 Continuing Education Scholarship, earned her medical degree from East Carolina University on May 7.

Woman's Club scholarship winner earns medical degree

For the Weekly
| May 23, 2022

WAKE FOREST — In 2012, Wake Forest High School senior student Amanda Nieves was selected from among ...

Play4Life Comics, located at 149 S. White St. in downtown Wake Forest, conducts online-only auctions several times a week on Facebook Live and YouTube.

Comics shop raises $1,900 for Wake Forest charity

For the Weekly
| May 23, 2022

WAKE FOREST — An auction of collectible comic books raised over $1,900 for children’s charity CDH In...

New development planned on N. White Street

From staff reports
| May 24, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Following a weeklong demolition project, the building that once housed the former Lyon...

Wake Forest police seek this man's identity in connection with a rash of car break-ins.

Police identify break-in perpetrators

For the Weekly
| May 24, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Police officers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man ...

Marion and Rev. Enoch Holloway, left, walk toward Wake Forest town Hall with the Matthew group.

Walkers celebrate National Day of Prayer

From staff reports
| May 22, 2022

WAKE FOREST — More than two dozen people participated in the Prayer Walk to celebrate the National D...

This athlete carries his stone to the launching area.

Central Children’s Home hosts Highland Games

From staff reports
| May 19, 2022

OXFORD — The first Central Carolina Highland Games and Sheaf Championship to benefit the Central Chi...

Melissa and Joe Warner wrangle their family for a photo after voting at the Wake Forest Presbyterian Church precinct on May 17.

PRIMARY ELECTION COVERAGE

Mial, Stallings win commissioners' race; Rowe, Harrison are nominees for sheriff

By Gary Band
| May 22, 2022

RALEIGH — With the unofficial results in from the May 17 primary election, two seats on the Wake Cou...

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