Molly Ray – Obituary

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Tribute Molly Ruth Ray, 87, of Wake Forest passed away on Wednesday April 21, 2021 peacefully at home with family. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Bessie Newton Ray and Ollie N. Ray. She was preceded in death by her husband, S.V “Vater” Ray, they were married 53 years. Ms. Ray was a devout Christian …

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William Dean Kroll – Obituary

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Joyner Park Community Center earns AIA Merit Award

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The Triangle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) project as one of eight Merit Award winners during the AIA Triangle Design Awards Program on April 16. The award was given to the Town of Wake Forest and architect and engineer, Clark Nexsen. The AIA Triangle Design Awards Program recognizes excellence in …

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Renaissance Centre to host “All Things Bright & Beautiful New Beginnings”  Walk-Through Art Exhibit May 13

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The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and the Wake Forest Guild of Artists will host the “All Things Bright & Beautiful – New Beginnings” Walk-Through Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 13, from 4-7 p.m. Over 20 artists will display their works of art in a variety of mediums and styles, including acrylic, oil and watercolor paintings, sculpture, jewelry, glasswork, encaustic, woodworking …

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The Growth Rate

Updated April 21 Good news! The Wake Forest Planning Department has resumed publishing the Monthly Development Report on its web page listing all the plans under review. To find it, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov, click on Departments and Planning. Future residential projects under review *Star Ro… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Jobs Coming Back Unevenly

By George Shaw The Big Picture   There has been a resurgence in jobs since the low point last April. However, the recovery in employment has been uneven. The rate of unemployment for the Raleigh area dropped to 4.7% in February. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate for North Carolina declined from… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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