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The Walter E. Cole Memorial Post 187 American Legion held its Veterans Day ceremony at Wake Forest Veterans Memorial on Nov. 11.

Wake Forest American Legion honors veterans

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| November 11, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Walter E. Cole Memorial Post 187 American Legion held its Veterans Day ceremony at...

Zebulon Mayor Bob Matheny, a veteran, speaks to the crowd about the importance of service Wednesday during an early Veterans Day event.

Zebulon Veterans Day event remembers those who served

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| November 11, 2021


The Boy Scouts were handing out full sized Kit Kats, making them a favorite for many kids. Amber Revels-Stocks | The Wake Weekly

PHOTOS: Trick-or-treaters celebrate in Wake Forest, Wendell, Rolesville

From staff reports
| November 3, 2021

Halloween looked a little more normal this year. In Rolesville, the annual Fall Fun Fest took place ...

Michelle Michael, senior planner for historic preservation, and another volunteer, left, scrape old paint off a porch. Joe Martinson | Town of Wake Forest

Wake Forest volunteers ‘make a difference’ in Northeast Community

From staff reports
| October 28, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Volunteers from across the community made a difference in the Northeast Community on S...

Oogie Boogie jumps through hula hoops in the obstacle course.

PHOTOS: More than 5,000 kids attend Boo Bash

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| October 25, 2021

WAKE FOREST — More than 5,000 children attended Boo Bash at Joyner Park Oct. 21, official said. This...

Dressed as a ladybug, Gracie from Helping Horse Therapeutic Riding receives pats from children during Saturday's Harvest Festival in Wendell.

PHOTOS: Wendell holds 93rd Harvest Festival

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| October 7, 2021

WENDELL — The Harvest Festival returned to downtown Wendel for its 93rd year on Saturday. The festiv...

A Wake Forest police officer helps kids out of a vehicle during National Night Out on Monday.

PHOTOS: A Night Out at the RenCen

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| October 6, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Kids enjoyed a National Night Out with Wake Forest police officers at the Renaissance ...

Haley Reece, 3, and Chloe Rozar, 3, checked out the fire truck after their dance class.

PHOTOS: Rolesville hosts first National Night Out in 10 years

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| October 1, 2021

ROLESVILLE — For the first time in at least a decade, the Rolesville Police Department hosted Nation...

Sixteen-month-old Bryson learned how to use a fire hose under the supervision of Nathen Fosness, left, and firefighter Mitchell Medlin.

PHOTOS: A Night Out with Knightdale police

From staff reports
| September 30, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — The Knightdale Police Department held its National Night Out on Tuesday at Knightdale S...

Louis Freeman, left, and Larry Magen take a quick break from working the fryers.

PHOTOS: Wake Forest UMC holds fish fry for charity

From staff reports
| September 21, 2021

Wake Forest United Methodist Church held a fish fry on Sept. 17 to raise money for mission work, inc...

Children "Wanted to Dance With Somebody" during Friday Night on White.

PHOTOS: Friday Night on White brings people back downtown

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| September 11, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The only Friday Night on White of the season "crushed" downtown with music, food and m...

Runners met Aug. 31 for the first cross-country meet of the season hosted by Falls Lake Academy.


PHOTOS: Unicorns dominate Falls Lake's 1st meet

By Amanda Dixon
| September 8, 2021

BUTNER — Falls Lake Academy hosted its first cross-country meet at Butner Athletic Park on the hot a...

A child explores the excavator in the Touch-A-Truck display Saturday.

Fun at the Summer Splash Bash in Wendell

From staff reports
| August 15, 2021


The honor guard prepares to raise the 100th anniversary flag Wednesday at Town Hall. It will fly until Aug. 3, 2022.

A century of service: Flag-raising kicks off Wake Forest Fire birthday celebration

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| August 5, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Fire Department raised its 100th anniversary flag Wednesday to kick of...

From left, Meagan Ochsner; Carli Phillips, 2; Annabelle Lowry, 3; and Michelle Lowry play Connect Four at Whitley Park during Popsicles in the Park

PHOTOS: Zebulon kids enjoy Popsicles in the Park

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 23, 2021

ZEBULON — Zebulon Parks & Recreation held its third Popsicles in the Park on July 23 at Whitley Park...

Rolesville High School graduates celebrate with family and classmates.

Class of 2021

PHOTOS: Rolesville High School says farewell to 524 grads

From staff reports
| June 15, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High’s seniors graduated across two ceremonies in the gym June 11. They also...

Wakefield seniors stand to turn their tassels.

Class of 2021

PHOTOS: Wolverines hold graduation ceremony indoors to avoid rain

From staff reports
| June 15, 2021

RALEIGH — Like other schools, Wakefield High held its two ceremonies in the gym due to the threat of...

Students listen to East Wake's student government president Emilie Pereira Melendez.

Class of 2021

PHOTOS: 249 graduates earn East Wake High diplomas

From staff reports
| June 15, 2021

WENDELL — East Wake High’s senior Warriors graduated in two early morning ceremonies June 10. The gr...

Three friends celebrate the end of the Wake Forest graduation ceremony.

Class of 2021

PHOTOS: Wake Forest High holds outdoor graduation ceremonies

From staff reports
| June 15, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest High School graduated 542 senior Cougars in one ceremony at Heritage High ...

Heritage's senior class president Safina Luu gave the welcome address for the graduation ceremony.

Class of 2021

PHOTOS: Heritage High graduates 411 seniors

From staff reports
| June 15, 2021

The senior Huskies graduated in their gym across two ceremonies June 11. They originally planned to ...

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