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Dorie and Patrick Fauceglia, both born on the Fourth of July, stand in front of their home in Wake Forest.

Both born on the Fourth: Couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

By Gary Band
| June 30, 2022

WAKE FOREST — After serving for two years as an Army medic, Patrick Fauceglia returned home to his f...

Merchants welcome new law to combat organized theft

For the Weekly
| July 1, 2022

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association, along with its 2,500 retail members acros...

The East End Connector opened on June 30.

East End Connector opens

For the Weekly
| June 30, 2022

DURHAM — The N.C. Department of Transportation opened the Durham East End Connector today following ...

GOVERNMENT NOTEBOOK

Zebulon approves town budget with 3-2 vote

From staff reports
| June 29, 2022

The Zebulon Board of Commissioners passed the 2022-23 budget, but it wasn’t a unanimous vote.The $14...

Dorie and Patrick Fauceglia, both born on the Fourth of July, stand in front of their home in Wake Forest.

Both born on the Fourth: Couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

By Gary Band
| June 30, 2022

WAKE FOREST — After serving for two years as an Army medic, Patrick Fauceglia returned home to his f...

John Davis reaches for a peach on one of his 60 trees in mid-June. The fruit should be ripe and ready to eat by the Fourth of July.

Hobby farmer sells pounds of peaches

By Gary Band
| June 29, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Just ahead of the holiday weekend, John Davis will put a sign out at the end of his dr...

Wake County man dies after highway crash

By Drew C. Wilson
| June 29, 2022

SIMS — A 20-year-old man died following an early morning car crash on U.S. 264 last week. Jah’Quavio...

The Jouney Ministry Pantry held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday in Youngsville. Executive Director Helen Long holds the clippers and standing next to her from left are board chairman Floyd Vick, secretary Melanie Floyd, co-treasure Paul Swartz, co-treasurer Phyllis Vick, social media operator Danyel Ruffin, vice chairman Robert Long and building owner Brian Whitley.

Ministry opens new food pantry

By Junious Smith III
| June 28, 2022

YOUNGSVILLE — The Journey Ministry Pantry is ready to help the community.Tuesday marked the ribbon-c...

Miss Zebulon Outstanding Teen Kerrigan Brown won the state competition on June 25, becoming the first representative from the town to acheive the feat.

Miss Zebulon Outstanding Teen wins state competition

By Junious Smith III
| June 28, 2022

ZEBULON — Kerrigan Brown made history June 25.By winning the Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen pa...

Joy Shillingsburg, director of outreach at St. John’s Episcopal Church, addresses a gathering of area residents, including Mayor Vivian Jones, before a walking tour of the Southeastern Seminary on June 23. The tour was part of Community Table, a monthly gathering of area residents to address historical circumstances that contribute to modern-day realities. Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Historical Museum partners — including Sarah Soleim, Ed Morris, Derrick Hicks, Andrew Canady and Terry Brock — delivered brief presentations at three locations, entitled, “Slavery on Campus,” Lost Cause and Jim Crow on Campus,” and “Faith and Community on Campus.” Other topics included the life of Thomas Jeffries, African American labor on campus, the founding of African Chapel and Olive Branch Baptist Church. Participants gathered afterwards to discuss aspects of the tour in the Fellowship Hall at Wake Forest Baptist Church.

'Seen and unseen' at the Seminary

June 28, 2022

The Wake Forest Guild of Artists, the visual arts partner of ARTS Wake Forest, announce the winner of the 2022 scholarship to a senior pursuing an art-related degree. Chris DeGaetano, a recent graduate of Wake Forest High School, has been accepted into the renowned Pratt Institute in New York City. Winning the guild’s scholarship on the strength of an essay and his submitted works of art, DeGaetano plans to pursue a degree in industrial design. He also won a Presidential Merit-Based scholarship from the Pratt Institute, and the Wake Forest Guild of Artists has awarded him $500 in a gift card for art supplies. A reception will be held in his honor at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, in studio A of the Renaissance Centre.

DeGaetano awarded scholarship

June 28, 2022

The 2022-23 WFWC executive committee shown in the top row from left are: Susan Goodman,  recording secretary; Kathy Norris, parliamentarian; Sharon Rasmussen, chaplain; Frances Sandoval, treasurer. In the bottom row: Karen Pettyjohn, second vice president; Amy Brown, president; Maggie Andersen, first vice president.

WFWC recognizes outstanding women

For the Weekly
| June 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — At the recent Wake Forest Woman’s Club Silver Awards Ceremony, the club honored severa...

Fireworks light up the sky over Wake Forest in 2020. The show was only available to watch over Facebook Live.

Wake Forest presents Fireworks Spectacular

For the Weekly
| June 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Presented by Capital Chevrolet, the 2022 Fireworks Spectacular will be Sunday, July 3,...

Five County Stadium in Zebulon is the home of the Carolina Mudcats.

Mudcats for America series on deck this week

For the Weekly
| June 27, 2022

ZEBULON — The Carolina Mudcats return to Five County Stadium June 28 with a new six-game homestand v...

Veterans Coffee and Outreach meetings are held on the second Monday of the month from 8:30-10 a.m. and the fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall 225 E. Holding Ave, Wake Forest. Coffee, tea and donuts are served for the morning meetings and chicken fingers for the evening meetings.

Leaders encourage attendance at Veterans Coffee and Outreach

For the Weekly
| June 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — The members of VFW Memorial Post 8466 are aware and concerned that veterans, young and...

Beginning Friday, July 1, the Wake Forest Bus Service Park and Ride Lot will relocate permanently from the former SunTrust building, 353 S. White St., to a rear portion of the Northern Wake Senior Center parking lot, 235 E. Holding Ave.

Park and Ride lot will relocate to Senior Center

For the Weekly
| June 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — Beginning Friday, July 1, the Wake Forest Bus Service Park and Ride Lot will relocate ...

Youngsville High School, Class of 1970 held its 50th Class Reunion — in the 52nd year because of Covid — on June 11. The event was held at the Youngsville Baptist Church’s Recreation Facility. Seventeen out of 36 classmates attended, along with one teacher, Sandra Strickland Ray. Seven classmates have passed since 1970. Shown from left are Madie White Davis, Mark Woodlief, Irene Medlin Dillard, Tony Bailey, Barbara Bailey Fuller, Brenda Sanders Mullins, Cassandra Floyd Greene, Patsy White Bradley, Deborah Joyner Wolfhope, Jackie Bridges Rogers, Rodney Roberts, Mary Lou Brown Kinton, Carol Mitchell Pittman, Clarence (C.O.) Green, Gordon Lye, Sandra Strickland Ray, Linda Paschall and Clark Finch.

YHS holds 50th reunion

June 26, 2022

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