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From left, Wake Forest Garden Club President Ruth Ann Dyer, Paige Bivens, vice president, and Lesa Aldridge and other club members visited Homewood Nursery in Raleigh on Dec. 14. Nursery owner Joe Stoffregen spoke eleoquently, offering expert advice and commentary on the nursery's wide selection of poinsettias.

PHOTOS: Garden Club visits Homewood Nursery

By Gary Band
| December 28, 2021

Some of the 78 members of the Wake Forest Garden Club visited Homewood Nursery on Dec. 14. Surrounde...

Paisley Kay Autry dances in the "snow" at Candy Cane Lane in downtown Zebulon.

PHOTOS: Candy Cane Lane lights up the night

From staff reports
| December 24, 2021

Zebulon celebrated the season in style with Friday Night’s Candy Cane Lane on Arendell and Saturday’...

Sheriff's office provides Christmas cheer  The second annual Shopping with the Sheriff took place Saturday at the Walmart Supercenter in Fuquay-Varina. The Wake County Sheriff's Office purchased gifts for 25 kids.

PHOTOS: Sheriff's office provides Christmas cheer

December 15, 2021

Rolesville Police Chief David Simmons Jr., left, and town police officers provided 12 elementary school students with essential items, clothing, gifts and toys during the department's Shop with a Cop event at Walmart last weekend.

PHOTOS: Kids 'Shop with a Cop' in Rolesville

December 15, 2021

Christmas fun fills Wake Forest   The Grinch was up to his old tricks at the Lighting of Wake Forest on Dec. 3. Distracting him from stealing Christmas are, from left, Grayson Oldham, 5; Anna, Kecy, 5; Ally Kecy, 6, and Aubrey Kecy, 9.

PHOTOS: Christmas fun fills Wake Forest

December 9, 2021

Kids dance in a shower of artificial snow during the Wendell Wonderland downtown Christmas celebration on Dec. 3.

PHOTOS: 'Snow' makes spirits bright in Wendell

December 8, 2021

Santa and his helpers wave to spectators during the 2021 Rolesville Christmas parade.

PHOTOS: Rolesville parade draws crowd

December 9, 2021

Santa and Mrs. Claus take a break before traveling through downtown Youngsville for the town's Christmas parade on Dec. 4.

PHOTOS: St. Nick stops in Youngsville

December 8, 2021

Former Zebulon mayor Bob Matheny throws the switch during the town's Christmas tree lighting with Zebulon Woman's Club Co-President Jenny Privette and Zebulon Chamber of Commerce President Brandon McCraney. The Dec. 2 ceremony was held virtually due to COVID-19.

PHOTOS: Zebulon rings in the season with tree lighting

December 9, 2021

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 "Dance With Somebody" during Friday Night on White last September.

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...

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