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Newlyweds Henry Heller and Patricia Siceloff prepare to celebrate their grand sendoff with their flower girl, a fellow Gardens at Wakefield resident, at right.

Senior couple ties the knot: Families toast 83-year-old newlyweds

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| November 30, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Friends crowded the front room to watch the happy couple get married. They participate...

Rolesville Furniture owner Kevin Eddins, left, is pictured with his father Rick and son in front of the old flea market in 2016. That building was torn down to expand the furniture store.

Rolesville Furniture to close, citing Main Street project

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| November 30, 2021

ROLESVILLE — A furniture store that’s been located downtown for more than 40 years is preparing to c...

Vietnam veteran Ron Eckler, left, and Veteran Smile Foundation founder David McCracken celebrate the new dentures Eckler received through the Wake Forest-based nonprofit.

Charity helps veterans with dental care

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| November 30, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Around 8% of veterans are eligible to receive free dental care from the Department of ...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Wake Forest, Bunn tree lightings planned Friday

From staff reports
| November 30, 2021

Mythic Brewing ribbon-cutting ZEBULON — The Zebulon Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting f...

A redrawn N.C. Senate District 13 combines Granville County with a northern and eastern swath of Wake County that includes Wake Forest, Rolesville and Zebulon.

2022 ELECTIONS

Mary Willis Bode to seek Wake-Granville seat in NC Senate

From staff reports
| November 29, 2021

Attorney, nonprofit leader and real estate regulator Mary Willis Bode wants to represent Wake and Gr...

Under legislative redistricting plans approved Nov. 4, Senate District 11 will encompass the entirety of Vance, Franklin and Nash counties. The current district includes all of Nash County and a large portion of Johnston County.

2022 ELECTIONS

Speed running for Franklin’s NC Senate seat

By Lindell J. Kay
| November 29, 2021

LOUISBURG — Franklin County Commissioner Mark Speed has announced his candidacy for the N.C. Senate’...

This autopsy report diagram shows where an unidentified man received stab wounds to the head and neck. The body was found in an abandoned Wayne County house in early July 1997.

UNIDENTIFIED

County-line stabbing never solved

By Lindell J. Kay
| November 29, 2021

EUREKA — Stabbed in the jugular and left in an abandoned Wayne County house, the body of a Hispanic ...

Easley Jr.

Easley sworn in as Eastern District’s US attorney

For Restoration NewsMedia
| November 27, 2021

RALEIGH — Michael F. Easley Jr. has taken the oath of office to become the United States attorney fo...

Project architect Dena Wangberg of Gensler Architecture discusses the new Wendell Town Hall's design during a groundbreaking ceremony for the facility.

Wendell celebrates Town Hall groundbreaking

For The Wake Weekly
| November 24, 2021

WENDELL — Town leaders broke ground Monday for construction of a new Wendell Town Hall. Town commis...

Rolesville seeks feedback on greenway, bike network

For The Wake Weekly
| November 24, 2021

ROLESVILLE — The town of Rolesville is in the process of updating its Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, a...


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