Wake Forest Farmers Market - FallThis Thanksgiving eat local, just like the pilgrims

Growing in trend is buying fresh turkey, but some food consumer advocates warn that these turkeys are often frozen and then thawed in the store, giving the impression of “fresh.” These days, farmers markets provide local and seasonal offerings that can help provide the most authentic Thanksgiving feast to area residents.


Lifepointe Church - Volunteer for the HolidaysVolunteering for the holidays

With every changing season, one thing remains consistent throughout the holidays: the want and need for volunteering. Many charities, churches, food banks and clothing drives love volunteers that help all year, but during the holidays the extra help is that much more appreciated.


Grocery Store LogosGrocery wars: Growth, traffic and the price of progress

Part Three of a Three-Part Series
Town officials know that people come to shop in Wake Forest from Rolesville, Wakefield, North Raleigh and Youngsville, plus Franklin, Vance, and Granville counties and areas all the way up to the border with Virginia. The town is updating its master plan for downtown Wake Forest, the Renaissance Plan, and the leaders have learned that the draw for White Street is 150,000 people.


Farmers market vegetables Food insecurity right next door

Part Three of a Three-Part Series
“People are not trying to beat the system. They work hard but aren’t making high enough wages. Or they’re not able to find jobs. Poverty is keeping people food insecure, and the key is to help people out of poverty,” Mayor Frank Eagles said.


Rogers Road Bridge BashBridge now open! Businesses celebrate opening with Bridge Bash November 12.

Though Hurricane Matthew blew through and left some damage, businesses on Rogers Road will be celebrating the reopening with a Bridge Bash on November 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free to the public and packed with family fun and excitement.


Thaddeus Sherman - Rolesville Middle SchoolSherman takes command at Rolesville Middle

Sherman was called to a career in education from an early age in upstate New York. After graduating from Houghton College, he moved to North Carolina and found work as a third-grade teacher.  “But I really wanted to go to middle school,” he recalled.



COLUMNS



Business Briefs for November 2016: News, updates, what’s coming


Financial: The many benefits of a Roth IRA


Gardening:  Garden thoughts as we look to the holidays


O’s Commentary for November 2016: A Man Wants What?


Outdoors: Spotted sunfish record established


Pets: How to save money on pet care


Real Estate: Q3 Rolesville Real Estate Market Report


Rolesville High School ‘RAM’arks for November 2016


What’s Buzzin’ @ RMS for November 2016



PHOTO GALLERIES



Photo gallery:
Former Fire Chief Roy E. Jones, Jr.
Photo gallery:
2015 Rolesville High School Homecoming Game
Photo gallery:
2015 Rolesville High School Homecoming Pep Rally
Photo gallery:
2015 Jones Dairy Reading Fair





Helping Hands-The Pietrowski FamilyHelping Hands-Wake Forest
proves small gestures
reap large rewards


Walk Along the Shore - 2015Walk Along the Shore
for depression awareness
and suicide loss Nov. 12


 Fall FunFest 2016 - KiosksBringing in fall with
a hop, a skip and a jump


 Red Gallery - MoveRolesville High’s Red Gallery
gets new digs



Other News



Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry needs volunteers, expands schedule
Local artist Bonnie J. Becker earns signature status

Local artist Bill Wallace named Craftsman of the Year
Wake Forest Police Dept. Turkey Drive off to slow start – donation deadline is November 19
Sanford Creek Elementary student moves up in NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition

Medicare open enrollment October 15-December 7
R&B legends The Drifters onstage Nov. 11 at Louisburg College
Legacy Auction Nov. 11 at Neuse Christian Academy
Annual Craft Market Nov. 11, 12, 13 at Raleigh Convention Center
Historic Rolesville Society to hold interest meetings Nov. 14, 21
Register now for Wake Forest Historic District walking tour November 16
2016 Christmas historic home tour tickets on sale now for December 3



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