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Strawberries – You Pick ’em!

Strawberries – You Pick ’em!

‘Tis the season for picking strawberries. Sweet, delicious, ruby red morsels of goodness. We are so lucky to live in an area that has tons of tireless farmers who open their farms to us mere mortals in search of our next sweet fix…some places will even pick them for you and send you home with […]

Tunnel to Towers WF 5K’s Silent Tribute

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The Tunnel to Towers Wake Forest 5K Run/Walk included a contingent of firefighters who ran in full turnout gear. The race is a fund-raiser and a tribute to the 343 firefighters who perished in the World Trade Center in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001. Timothy J. LavalleeTimothy J. Lavallee lives in Wake Forest. He is […]

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Wake Forest ARTS Providing Labor Day Entertainment

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The Wake Forest ARTS community is sponsoring a great line up of music, performances and food at Wake Forest’s beautiful Joyner Park on September 4, from 2:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.  The park will come alive with music, fine art sales, grilled foods, and lots of entertainment.  This event will also highlight and inform the public about […]

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5 Stories From This Past Week You May Have Missed

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Here’s a quick look back at five of our stories from this past week that you may have missed. Click on a headline to read the whole story. 1. Kiwanis Park Gets A Spot Review on TeeVee The park next to the Wake Forest Branch of the Wake County Public Library System on E. Holding […]

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Dunn Creek Greenway Not Ready for Primetime

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The Dunn Creek Greenway is not officially open, so Wake Forest officials are warning area residents who are already using the trail to proceed with caution. According to Senior Planner Candace Davis, the 1.1 mile greenway is 96% complete, but it will not officially open until all of the punch list items have been addressed. […]

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What the Heck is Parkour?

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Perhaps you’ve seen it on Facebook or Twitter. Or it has come up in the local results of a Web search. Maybe, you’ve never heard of it at all. “It” is called parkour, and pronounced park-or or park-ur, depending on how you first heard of it. For the past couple of years a group of […]

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Summer Outdoor Movie Night – Featuring “Radio”

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The outreach team at Wake Forest Baptist Church will continue its summer community outdoor movie night series on Friday, July 22, at 8 pm, with the movie “Radio.” This is a free event including popcorn and beverages. You’re invited to bring a blanket or lawn chair and sit back, relax and enjoy the movie on the […]

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New Phone App Makes State Parks Interactive

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The North Carolina State Parks has an app for visitors to use on either their iPhone or Android-powered devices. According to a report on WUNC, the new app can be used offline, so that hikers and watercraft users can access maps and record data when they are out of cell range. WUNC NC State Parks […]

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Bike for Hope this Saturday

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The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness is excited to announce that the 2011 Bike for Hope will be held Saturday, May 14 at Trek Bicycles of Raleigh, NC. This year’s event will include three ride options (50-mile, 32-mile and 15-mile) with staggering start times and a post-ride celebration food, big […]

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Local Reggae Group Dub Addis Scheduled for Sunday Concert

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Bring the kids, friends, a picnic, and a blanket! Durham-based reggae group dub Addis will perform this week at the Six Sundays in Spring concert. Group members originate from Ethiopa and bring traditional African rhythms and hip reggae beats to the stage at the E. Carroll Joyner Park on Harris Avenue. Sponsored by Wake Forest […]

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