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Buy Pine Straw for Your Yard, Help A Youth Mission

Buy Pine Straw for Your Yard, Help A Youth Mission

There are two types of people in the world: Those who mulch with shredded tree bark and those who mulch with pine straw. If you’re the latter, then pay attention. The Slaybaugh family of Wake Forest is raising money for a one week mission trip in the North Carolina mountains by selling bales of pine […]

Residents Can Help Shape The Future Development of Wake Forest

Anyone who has an opinion on the future development and land use in Wake Forest might want to participate in one of three meetings the town is planning. On March 1, the town will conduct three meetings, at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., to gather resident input on a document called the Unified […]

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Road Construction to Resume With Spring Season

Wake Forest’s road rehabilitation and resurfacing project resumes this week after being postponed for several months due to cold temperatures and seasonal conditions. The initiative includes full depth patching, roadway repairs, and repaving. Over the next several weeks, Barnhill Contracting Company will perform work on the following streets: Berwick Court Drogheda Place Haywicke Place Carmel […]

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Here’s Why Your Tap Water Smells Like Chlorine

Have you noticed an odor of chlorine coming from the tap this week, especially when running the bath faucet? The City of Raleigh, which provides water to many Wake Forest residents, stopped adding ammonia to the water as part of the disinfecting process, as required by federal law. But it won’t last long because the […]

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Now Playing: Act of Valor

Act of Valor is a loosely fact-based story about real life Navy SEALs. This movie is different in that the “actors” are mostly active duty SEALs. Their names are not used in the credits and I’m sure the names they have in the movie aren’t real to protect them and their families. So what do you say about a […]

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Town of Wake Forest Releases App for iPhone and Android

Wake Forest Town Hall has gone mobile. Well, the LEED-certified building is staying put, but residents can now access the town’s services using their web-enabled smartphones. Yesterday, the town released a powerful and user-friendly app for the iPhone and Android smartphone platforms (sorry Blackberry users). The app is very easy to download. It can be […]

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Family Movietime: The Secret World of Arrietty

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Family Movietime: The Secret World of Arrietty

The Secret World of Arrietty as released in Japan in 2010.  Many people are familiar with the books, this is the story of a family of Borrowers, Pod and Homily voiced by real life couple Will Arnett and Amy Poehler and their daughter Arrietty voiced by Bridgit Mendler who most would know from Good Luck, Charlie. David Henrie […]

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Book review: The Ruins of Us by Keija Parssinen

Rosalie has been married to Abdullah and living in Saudi Arabia for 25 years. The couple has two teenagers and although she is American, Rosalie has immersed herself in Saudi culture. But then she discovers that her husband has taken a second wife, after all these years, and her world comes crumbling down. Told in […]

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You Never Know What You’ll Find on the Greenway

Do you know what a Greenway is? I didn’t until about 8 years ago, when I stumbled upon one that bisects most of the Wakefield Plantation Community between Falls of the Neuse and (roughly) NewFallsof theNeuse.  Greenways are what Planning Commissions around here call bike/walking/jogging paths or trails and recently the area has exploded with […]

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Wake Electric Offering Summer Basketball Camp Scholarships

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Wake Electric Offering Summer Basketball Camp Scholarships

Wake Electric and North Carolina’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives are offering all-expense paid scholarships for middle school students to attend basketball camps this summer at two of North Carolina’s largest college campuses. Young women can apply to attend the Kellie Harper Wolfpack Basketball Academy at N.C. State University in Raleigh from June 24-27, 2012, and young […]

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