Rogers Road DetourRogers Road Bridge closing causes concerns and provides new opportunities

June 13 marks the first day of construction during the Rogers Road Bridge closure. Officially part of “Operation Bridge Exchange,” which is the Town of Wake Forest’s name for four bridge replacement projects, the Rogers Road Bridge venture is scheduled to be completed in approximately 135 days, including holidays and weekends to ensure a timely finish.



Ericka LucasThe House That Lucas Built: Founding principal of RHS to resign for new position

Ericka Lucas, the founding principal of Rolesville High School, announced she will be resigning at the end of the academic school year for a new position in the Wake County School System. She will be a Senior Director of Alternative Learning Programs.



RES Healthy SchoolRolesville schools win healthy schools awards

Rolesville Elementary and Sanford Creek Elementary schools received awards from Advocates for Health in Action (AHA). The schools were two of eight  individual Wake County schools going above and beyond to support healthy environments and behaviors at school for students and staff. Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) School Board Chair Tom Benton and Supt. James Merrill presented the awards and celebrated the winning schools’ accomplishments.



Victoria AueEmmanuel Spencer RHS Class of 2016 Senior Spotlight

To celebrate Rolesville High School’s graduating class, the Class of 2016, we’re featuring two students each month of the school year. The May spotlight introduces our readers to Emmanuel Spencer (left) and Victoria Aue (right).


 

Happy Mother's Day!Dear Moms

Mother’s Day. The day of taking guilt-free naps, setting aside chores and watching all your children get along. For Allison Young-Barbour of Zebulon, this year also will be the first celebrating her own motherhood.

 


 

American FlagMemorial Day: Why does it matter?

Memorial Day is a day dedicated to the remembrance of those who died serving in our country’s armed forces. Unfortunately, it is a holiday that is often overlooked as nothing more than a three-day weekend devoted to barbecuing and yearning for summer’s arrival. There is much more to it.



COLUMNS



Business Briefs for May: Sole Reflections Reflexology has a new office | EdwardJones in Rolesville | Burn Boot Camp-Wake Forest | Supercuts at Gateway Commons


Faith and Worship for May 2016


Financial: Smart financial moves in your 20s, 30s, 40s & 50s


Gardening: Perennial Pruning Primer … Keeping Perennials Looking Great


O’s Commentary for May: Just Friends … A Mistaken Identity


Outdoors: Blue catfish record falls twice


Pets: To flea or not to flea …


Real Estate: Rolesville Q1 Real Estate Report


Travel: April is Beer Month! Raleigh on tap!


What’s Buzzin’@ RMS for May 2016



PHOTO GALLERIES



Photo Gallery: March 19, 2016 Town of Rolesville Annual Egg Hunt


Photo Gallery: March 2 & 3, 2016, Read Across America Day!




Rolesville Flea Market

Eddins’ Rolesville Flea Market
to make major changes


Nextdoor

RPD launches Nextdoor
private social network


RES Fitness
RES participates in
First in Fitness


JustinPaul
Seventh-grader involves neighbors
in school food drive


Barry Whitaker
Barry Whitaker receives first
Rolesville Legacy Award




Rolesville News



BOARD OF ELECTIONS ANNOUNCES NEW POLLING PLACE CHANGE
Rolesville High School students to end year with PTSA and other sponsored activities



Wake Forest News



James Warren honored as Main Street Champion
Nancy Grant, Guest Services Volunteer of the year
Share your place that matters

Residents urged to follow bulk waste guidelines
Wake Forest Home & Garden Show in August
Serious leak delays opening of Holding Park pool
Public hearing on 2016-2017 budget set for May 17
Relay For Life to be held May 20
Jason Cannon, new Economic Development Director

Flaherty Park tennis courts’ resurfacing to begin 6/1

Wake Forest wins award for excellence in erosion & sediment control

Joyner Park beautification project began May 10

Local business owner brings national HVAC company to Wake Forest



Other Area News



Miracle fling in the spring!
Wake County helps promote recycling through art

Wake County commissioners approve Fair Chance Hiring ordinance
Louisburg College dedicates enhanced softball complex
Louisburg College exceeds Great Futures campaign goals, raises $18.8 million
Dominque Simon named new FCS agent
Dr. Mark Thomas Vardy accepted as an AIOC 10 Best in NC for Client Satisfaction
Container gardening
Set a goal to eat more fruits and vegetables!