Herbert Lee Eddins: EnHerbert Lee Eddins, Easter 2015trepreneur, community icon, family man

Where Young and Main streets cross in Rolesville, the recognizable buildings of Rolesville Furniture stand guard over the intersection. Next to the main building along East Young Street is Rick Eddins’ “outdoor office,” a row of unfinished garden chairs where he kicks back and enjoys the rhythm of the community. Lately, however, it’s also a place for reminiscence about the man who for decades was the town’s heart – his father, Herbert Eddins.



Coffee and causes keep Roasting CoffeeWake Forest companies grounded

Part Seven of a Series on Local Food Sourcing
Starbucks. Caribou. Port City Java. They’re all familiar coffee shops. But who are the people who buy, test, roast, and sell thebeans? In Wake Forest, there are several purveyors of coffee beans, two of which grew out of more than just the love of a good cup of coffee. What better place to have conversations with them than over coffee at Ollie’s in downtown Wake Forest?



Relay for Life seeking teamsMarga-Relay-Ville
for May event

The American Cancer Society sponsors an annual Relay for Life, bringing together survivors, friends, families, and caregivers to celebrate the lives of those who have battled, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. On Saturday, May 16, the local relay is returning to Richland Creek Community Church on Burlington Mills Road in Wake Forest.



Rolesville High getsVIP-Pic-3
a sobering life lesson

“You want to be treated like adults. That’s what we’re going to do,” began Darrell Cash with VIP for a VIP. The 11th Grade of Rolesville High School was the latest of many North Carolina school classes to have an assembly and demonstration by Vehicle Injury Prevention for a Very Important Person.




RMS Media Specialist
receives Borchardt Award

Will travel to Singapore, Malaysia this Summer
Eleven years ago, Angela Morris became a media specialist. Three years ago she started working at Rolesville Middle School. “I love middle schoolers and all their challenges,” Morris said. “I feel like I can be a little more compassionate and understanding from this vantage point.”



Just Another Mother’s Day?Happy Mother's Day!

Mother’s Day: a welcome excuse for grown kids to come home for dinner (and to help Mom with the dishes, ahem), hand-made gifts from young ones, and a lifetime of bubbling anticipation for the first timers. But what is this time like for the grandmothers; the ones who have watched their daughters grow and become mothers themselves?


Book Buzz

Faith and Worship & Guest Column


Gardening will return

O’s Commentary


Pets – Buzz Woof & Meow

Real Estate



Northeast Regional Library
construction underway



Rolesville Food Lion undergoing renovations



Rolesville native John Neathery given highest award for instructors



Secrets of a successful office at home revealed in free workshops



Rolesville Elementary School wins healthy schools award



In Rolesville News …


RMS students savor Shakespeare


RHS Concert Band performs at the Walt Disney World Resort


Rolesville Parks & Rec offers summer camps


New Independence Day parade planned for Rolesville


RHS Men’s Golf Team takes home awards


Franklin Academy team tops at building bridges



In Wake Forest News …


Wake Forest Police receive grant to establish motorcycle patrol unit


Wake Forest earns 25th consecutive financial reporting award


Wake Forest Downtown Boosters earn national Main Street accreditation


Wake Forest bridge replacement projects delayed


Hometown Teams – A traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution


Town of Wake Forest holiday schedule


Wake Forest Holding Park Pool Set to Open May 23


Commissioners suspend plans to develop Smith Creek greenway trailhead & parking lot


Beware of Utility, IRS- and tax-related scams



In Zebulon News …


Inaugural WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest Memorial Day Weekend