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Park Sprayground Has New Sunday Hours

WAKE FOREST — Beginning Sunday, July 1, the Taylor Street Park sprayground will operate according to a new schedule on Sundays only. Located in the vicinity of Taylor Street Park and the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., the sprayground is currently open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Start… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly ... Read More »

Patriots Sought Independence and Freedom

As we once again commemorate the formal birth of the United States, it’s important to think about what makes America exceptional — what makes it, despite evident flaws, so worthy of our loyalty and affection. American exceptionalism isn’t about our country’s vast expanse and bounty of resources. Nor… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story Read More »

Honoring Bill Joyner

A bench honoring the late Bill Joyner now sits outside his restaurant, Shorty’s Famous Hot Dogs, made by Randy Farmer and donated by the Wake Forest downtown community. Above, Joyner’s sons, Chris, left, and Wrenn Joyner, were first to try it out. Then, they got back to work, making those legendary … Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Husky Sports Camp Brings in 140 Campers

WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s Husky Sports Camps racked up one of their largest summers ever with 140 campers last week. The camp split up into four different sports with soccer, volleyball, girls lacrosse and basketball. Soccer had 55 campers attend, volleyball recorded 44, basketball took i… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story Read More »

Educators Attend Training

WAKE FOREST — Victoria M. Crouse and Kristi Dunn of Wake Forest High School recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for the state’s teachers. Increasing teacher effectiv… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story Read More »

A Marvelous Reason to Celebrate

Next Wednesday we will pause to celebrate. We have observed all through the years what is nothing short of a miracle — the beginning of America — the day marking America’s Independence Day. Last year about this time I shared in my column what I think of America. Sadly some disagree, but I still  bel… Click here to read the full ... Read More »

Homeschooling Workshop July 10

WAKE FOREST — Are you new to homeschooling or interested in learning more about it? You are invited to join Lighthouse on July 10 from 7-9 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 3525 Rogers Road, for an informative evening where experienced homeschool parents will talk about reasons for homeschooling, types … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story Read More »

This Week in History, Week of June 28, 2018

WF-R grad kicked off The Bachelorette in 2008 In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1968 •A 16-year-old Wake Forest High student discovered the explosive properties of gasoline when he poured half a gallon down the kitchen chimney of his … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly ... Read More »

Resist Trump Strategy Shifts From Rhetoric to Cultural War

State News Today During a protest rally outside a federal building in Los Angeles on June 23, Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, advocated for the Left’s latest Trump resistance strategy which had little to do with reasoned debate. “Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up and if… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »