Obituaries

Arthur Charles Lindsley III, 78

Arthur Charles Lindsley III, 78

Art Lindsley, loving husband, brother, father and grandfather, passed away February 18, 2021, at home.  Art was preceded in death…

Alvin John Hamm Jr., 80

Alvin John Hamm Jr., 80

Alvin John Hamm, Jr., age 80, of Wake Forest, NC passed away February 17, 2021 after several years fighting pulmonary…

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…

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Power outage hits Woodfield Creek Drive area

Power outage hits Woodfield Creek Drive area

From WSJ Staff Reports Approximately 200 Wake Forest Power customers in the vicinity of Woodfield Creek Drive are without power.…

Cooper lifts curfew, eases virus restrictions

Cooper lifts curfew, eases virus restrictions

From WSJ Staff Reports During a Wednesday press conference. Gov. Roy Cooper said a 10 p.m. curfew he mandated to…

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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Phone scammers continue targeting residents, don’t be fooled

Phone scammers continue targeting residents, don’t be fooled

From Staff Reports The Wake Forest Police Department is again urging residents to guard against becoming…

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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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Water main break closes intersection

Water main break closes intersection

From WSJ Staff Reports Wake Forest Police have closed the intersection of Warmoven Street and Federal…

Traffic Alert: Harris Road, Feb. 22-26

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

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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DMV starts offering altered road tests for teen drivers

DMV starts offering altered road tests for teen drivers

From WSJ Staff Reports North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles has started offering road tests to…

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