Obituaries

Leona “Trudy” Scarboro, 92

Leona “Trudy” Scarboro, 92

Leona “Trudy” Scarboro, 92 of Franklinton, formerly of Wake Forest, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021.  She was born June…

Virginia Gloria Martin, 71

Virginia Gloria Martin, 71

Virginia Gloria Martin, 71, passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at…

James David Cooke, Jr, 75

James David Cooke, Jr, 75

James David Cooke, Jr. was born May 3, 1945 in Charlottesville, Virginia to James David Cooke, Sr. of Pittsburgh, PA…

Eva Jones Pleasants, 87

Eva Jones Pleasants, 87

Eva Jones Pleasants of Wake Forest passed away on Tuesday Jan. 26, 2021 at her residence. She was born in…

Nelva Woodlief Perry, 90

Nelva Woodlief Perry, 90

Nelva Woodlief Perry passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Wake Forest.  She was the…

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COVID-19 claims outdoor Town events through July

COVID-19 claims outdoor Town events through July

From WSJ Staff Reports In response to North Carolina’s current restrictions on outdoor gatherings, the Board of Commissioners (BOC) has…

Fired Thales Academy teacher charged with taking indecent liberties with a child

Fired Thales Academy teacher charged with taking indecent liberties with a child

From WSJ Staff Reports Wake County officials say a fired teacher from Thales Academy is facing 12 counts of taking…

Heritage educator named WCPSS teacher of  the year.

Heritage educator named WCPSS teacher of the year.

From Staff Reports Heritage Middle School teacher Jennifer Pride has been named the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year by the…

New utility payment drop box installed

New utility payment drop box installed

From WSJ Staff Reports The Town of Wake Forest is making it easier for Northeast Community residents to pay their…

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Register now for “Battle in the Forest” esports gaming tournament April 24

Register now for “Battle in the Forest” esports gaming tournament April 24

From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host an online esports gaming tournament featuring “Rocket League” on Saturday,…

Men’s & Co-Rec Spring Softball registration ends Sunday

Adult Spring Co-Rec Kickball registration ends Sunday

Youth Spring Baseball & Softball registration ends Feb. 28

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Hayes honored with clock, replaced by Herbert

Hayes honored with clock, replaced by Herbert

From WSJ Staff Reports Lisa Hayes was honored for her time serving downtown Wake Forest. The…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Teens, your rebellion awaits

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Teens, your rebellion awaits

Dear editor, School Choice proponents aim to direct education tax dollars to students and families rather than…

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Traffic Alert: Harris Road, Feb. 22-26

Traffic Alert: Harris Road, Feb. 22-26

FromWSJ Staff Reports Kenneth West, Inc., a contractor working at the future Devon Square Home Community,…

Feb. 24-25 — Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass

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Register for Mother-Son Superhero Bingo

Register for Mother-Son Superhero Bingo

From WSJ Staff Reports In an ongoing effort to promote family activities, while also emphasizing the…

March 5 : Local photographer shares her story of resilience

Still time to register for Thursday’s “Tree Talk” on soil & composting

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DAVID LEONE: The sound of freedom

When I was a kid in Buffalo, N.Y., the Fourth of July was all about the…

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Ribbon cutting for new downtown wine shop

Ribbon cutting for new downtown wine shop

From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new woman-owned business,…

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Wake County Public Schools giving substitute teachers  boost in pay

Wake County Public Schools giving substitute teachers boost in pay

By KATHY HARRELSON for the White Street Journal CARY — Substitute teachers in Wake County are getting…

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Cooper orders lowering of flags to half-staff in remembrance of Americans lost to COVID-19

Cooper orders lowering of flags to half-staff in remembrance of Americans lost to COVID-19

From WSJ Staff Reports RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper ordered all United States and North Carolina…