North Carolina NAACP Leader of Protest Movement to Step Down

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By MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The Rev. William Barber, who led the state NAACP in blocking North Carolina’s attempts to limit voting rights and fiercely supported gay rights, said he’s stepping down as state chapter president and will focus on a poor people’s campaign like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was building when he was slain. …

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R.I.S.E. Workshop May 20

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor a R.I.S.E. (Rise, Inspire, Succeed Empower) Women’s Empowerment Workshop on Saturday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St. Designed for young women ages 11 through 18, … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Son of Raleigh Daycare Owners Charged With Child Sex Offense

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Raleigh, N.C. — A 20-year-old man has been charged with sex crimes after police say he raped a child at a daycare facility on South Swain Street in Raleigh. Bruce Edward Rogers, of 3120 Rocky Brook Crossing, is charged with statutory rape of a child by an adult and two counts of felony indecent liberties with a child. According to …

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Calendar

*The Wake Forest Farmers Market will be held in Renaissance Plaza on Brooks Street Saturday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to noon. See the market’s Facebook page for vendors. *Monday Night Bingo at The Factory is hosted by the Wake Forest Kiwanis Club in the Mill Room from 7 to 9:30 p.m. every Monday nig… Click here to read the …

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Opinion: Why Put Sidewalk in the Street?

There was nothing resolved about the North Avenue changes during the Wake Forest Town Board’s work session last week except Town Manager Kip Padgett did say nothing would be done about the retaining wall and changes on the north side of the street until the Stadium Drive part of the construction … Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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Line Cook – Job Opening

Title: Line Cook Company: Chili’s Description: Guests adore you. Discounts on items like mobile phones, travel, computers, and even autos! Guest satisfaction is at record levels…. More or Apply Location: Wake Forest, NC

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A Busy Weekend in Wake Forest

After a night frolicking at Friday Night on White, Wake Forest residents will face two more days of attractive, interesting events. The Wake Forest Police Department has invited 100 Wake Forest and area residents to join them in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Registration fo… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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News About the Chamber

This month’s Business After Hours will have a Give Back to the Community theme and will be hosted by Help Me Rhonda Interiors; Open Door Furniture & Accents at 1600 Heritage Commerce Court, Suite 103, on Thursday, May 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Rhonda and her team are asking for raffle items, big o… Click here to read the …

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IMMEDIATE NEED FOR IN HOME AIDES/CNA’S – Job Opening

Title: IMMEDIATE NEED FOR IN HOME AIDES/CNA’S Company: Visiting Angels – Raleigh Description: Valid Driver’s License / proof of current vehicle insurance. Your OWN Reliable Transportation & Ability to transport clients. Working Cell Phone…. More or Apply Location: Wake Forest, NC

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Bartender – Job Opening

Title: Bartender Company: Chili’s Description: And the only thing you like more than mixing the perfect margarita is talking to Guests and making them feel happy, relaxed and at home…. More or Apply Location: Wake Forest, NC

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