Town of RolesvilleEight candidates vie for three seats as Rolesville’s commissioners race gets underway

With the dust now settled from the July filing period for Wake County municipal elections, it’s apparent the future of Rolesville has garnered a lot of attention. Eight candidates from a population of just under 7,000 residents have thrown their hats into the ring for three available positions on the town board. The 2017 election will be held on November 7, and commissioners will serve four-year terms.


Lenwood Long Sr - croppedRolesville’s New Bethel Baptist celebrates 150 years

New Bethel Baptist Church has been a part of the Rolesville community for 150 years and is celebrating that milestone with the congregation and the community this month. The Aug. 25-27 festivities start at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, when New Bethel will have music and reflection that will culminate in a celebration of the church’s history.


Rolesville High School has a new band teacher, Tim Kohring

Rolesville High School is welcoming a new member to its music department, Tim Kohring. After teaching band at Rolesville Middle School for four years, Kohring has taken a position as band teacher at RHS. He says he is excited to begin teaching at a newer school.



Sig Hutchinson, chair of the Wake County Board of CommissionersWake Forest Chamber members ride the bus to learn about current and future transit plans

On July 27, approximately 20 members of the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce and several members of the town board enjoyed a jaunt around town on the Wake Forest Loop bus. Their time on the bus enabled them to hear more about potential transit opportunities for the northeastern reaches of Wake County.


American FlagRolesville puts emphasis on resident veterans by adding web page

A web page, Veterans Services, has been added to the town’s website to help veterans learn about and obtain services they may not be aware of. The town can act as a liaison and assist veterans in getting in front of someone to find help and resolve issues more quickly and fully.


Made4Me TeamMade4Me creates custom-made pieces for children living with disabilities

Wake Forest resident Jim McAgy was semiretired when his wife suggested he find a job. Until 2010, McAgy had operated a successful custom architectural woodworking business he had started in Illinois. When he was looking for a new challenge after moving to Wake Forest in 2012, a family member suggested he look into a New York organization, Adaptive Design Association (ADA), which makes custom adaptations for the disabled. 



OTHER NEWS



Rolesville Mayor Pro Tempore Ronnie Currin Elected Chair of TJCOG Board of Delegates

Louisburg College honors outgoing Alumni Board president

Edward Jones Associates Join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimers

Britny’s Law Signed by Governor

Add vaccinations to your back-to-school checklist

HRC seeks nominations for “Good Neighbor of the Year”

Motorists urged to prepare for upcoming Burlington Mills Road closure

Capital City Girls Choir at Meredith College organizes drive with Triangle Area Ministry of Wake Forest



Back to School



Back to School-RAMbassadorsTransitions abound for students at new levels

Engineering-S. Brown-N. SmithThe changing faces of computer engineering

Occupational Course of Study-Shellton JusticeOccupational study leads to growth in students with disabilities

Back to school tipsBack-to-school tips for saving you time and money

Great books to get kids excited for school

Back to School - DevicesBack-to-school tips for upgrading students’ devices



COLUMNS



Business Briefs for August


Financial: Building an Emergency Fund


Gardening for August:
Attack of the voles!


O’s Commentary for August: Love needs a holiday


Outdoors:  Record Purse, Record Prize at the Big Rock


Pets:  What’s underfoot? Pet-friendly carpeting!


Real Estate: Q2 2017


Rolesville High School ‘RAM’arks will return


What’s Buzzin’ @ RMS for August



EVENTS



Aug. 19: “Back to School Success” youth empowerment workshop

Sept. 3: Concert in the Park – Wake Forest

Sept. 8: Friday Night on White After Party

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