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Mega Millions Luck Lands in Wake Forest

Mega Millions Luck Lands in Wake Forest

Well, it wasn’t the big jackpot, but at least one winning ticket was sold before Friday’s historic Mega Millions drawing. The multi-state lottery posted is highest jackpot ever at over $640 million, and early reports indicate that three winning tickets were sold in Maryland, Kansas, and Illinois. But one ticket, sold at the Hasty Mart […]

Ten-Digit Dialing Required As of March 31

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Ten-Digit Dialing Required As of March 31

Telephone customers currently in the 919 area code must begin dialing all 10 digits of their phone numbers for local calls effective March 31. A new area code, 984, will overlay the existing 919 service area and will be assigned to new phone numbers created as of that date. This change affects the 12 North […]

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Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, Greetings from Camp Kanata!

Wake Forest is home to Camp Kanata, a 150 acre YMCA co-ed resident camp (they also have day camp and mini-camp options), that serves children from ages 6-15.  When it was created in the 1950s, I’m sure it was considered to be a “rural destination.” Though the area has grown tremendously, if you take the short drive on 98 West, hang […]

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Book Review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

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Book Review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

As Henry Lee walks past the Panama Hotel, a landmark that has been boarded up for decades, he is pulled into the excitement of the crowd that has gathered to see what has been found locked away in the basement all these years. It turns out that the belongings of many Japanese families who were […]

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Baking Bread with The Grain Mill of Wake Forest

This week my quest to source local foods led me to The Grain Mill of Wake Forest. I will be completely honest, when I first started researching The Grain Mill, I found it a bit overwhelming. I feared the only way to purchase was in bulk…big time bulk. I’m happy to announce I was very, […]

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Second Round Choice for Wake Schools Now Open

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Second Round Choice for Wake Schools Now Open

The second proximity choice round of student assignment for 2012-13 has reopened online, with the choice period extended until Thursday, April 12 at 10 p.m. In order to help parents make more informed choices, the online selection web application has been updated to show grade-level capacity numbers and the number of students on waitlists as of […]

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Wake Forest Schools Change Bell Schedule for 2012-13

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Wake Forest Schools Change Bell Schedule for 2012-13

Scroll to the bottom to see changes to Wake Forest-area schools. The Wake County Board of Education voted 5-3 Tuesday in favor of a new bell schedule for the 2012-13 school year that will save the Wake County Public School System $4.8 million going into a tight budget year. Following a series of community meetings, […]

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Now Playing – The Hunger Games

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Now Playing – The Hunger Games

It’s the most anticipated movie since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows parts 1 & 2, it was predicted to have a larger opening weekend then any of the Twilight releases and now it’s here. That’s right I went to see The Hunger Games. As you may already have heard it was the 3rd largest […]

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Register Now for Wake Forest Rotary 5K and Fun Run

The Rotary Club of Wake Forest is proud to present the 11th Annual 5K Road Race. This year we are pleased to have REX UNC Health Care and Orthopaedic Specialists of NC as our title sponsors. Many thanks for their support. Rotary is an international service organization. The men and women of Rotary are business and professional leaders who volunteer […]

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WCPE Salutes Women of Classical Music on Monday

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WCPE Salutes Women of Classical Music on Monday

WCPE Volunteer Announcer Dave Bryant announces the celebration of Womens History Month. March is the month worldwide that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society, and in the United States Womens History Month traces back to the year 1911. This coming Monday, March 26, 2012, 8 p.m. ET, WCPE in […]

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