I hope my dad stays out of politics

There are Town Commissioner elections this year and my dad has been getting itchy.  He reads newspapers and looks on the computer and gets grumpy...

A Letter to Florida from Me

Dear Florida; I thought I'd check in since it's been a little while since we last talked. I hear you haven't been well lately: hot flashes,...

Leashes and gentle leaders are mobile prisons

There is some law that requires dogs to be on leashes.  My daddy takes me for walks and I always have to be on a...

Operation Wrist Fix

Follow Stratton on Twitter @thestyleparfait...

Wake Forest Parks and Rec Basketball Tournament Champions

Photos Inside the Story...

CANNOT BE BRIBED - Jesse says there are not enough treats in the world to get him to go along with another run by his "dad" Matt Reck for town commissioner.
CANNOT BE BRIBED - Jesse says there are not enough treats in the world to get him to go along with another run by his "dad" Matt Reck for town commissioner.

SHOP LOCAL

GIFT FAVE #11 -- Safe Space provides a "safe shelter" against domestic abuse

Our GIFT FAVE #11, Safe Space Domestic Violence Shelter was suggested by Louisburg College President ...

GIFT FAVE #13 - Music and art are Graham Johnson's legacy through foundation established by his parents

The Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment was formed in memory of and to honor the ...

GIFT FAVE #14 - Organize a neighborhood food drive for Tri-Area Ministry

Did you know that January is pretty bleak as far as food donations go for ...

Schools/Sports

State releases data on student discipline, crime and dropouts

Wake County schools suspended students at nearly half the statewide rate during the 2013-14 school ...

Wake County Public School System operating on two-hour delay

All Wake County Public School System schools will open on a two-hour delay on Friday, March ...

Reports outline the successes and challenges of every WCPSS school

In response to a new state approach that assigns a single grade to an entire ...

Area college student makes Hartwick College Dean’s List

Sophomore Amber Epting, daughter of Chandra and Roby Epting of Wake Forest, NC. At Hartwick, ...

Events

Forest Moon Theater Presents “Miserella Finds Her Manners” March 14

WAKE FOREST, NC, March 13, 2015 – Forest Moon Theater will present “Miserella Finds Her Manners” at ...

WFHS High School students Engage in Critical and Creative Thinking Theater for OM Spectaculathon

WFHS Advanced Theater students, known as Troupers plan to showcase their solution performances for Odyssey ...

Cold weather got your blood pressure up? Northern Wake Senior Center is hosting free BP checks Monday

Resources for Seniors calendar link. Next week at the North Wake Senior Center 2/23 Mon, 10:30 am ...

URGENT! Kick cancer to the curb tonight at the Factory at 6:30 p.m.

TWEET @WAKEFORESTTODAY Relay for Life kickoff tonight! ...

Business

SHOP LOCAL this Saturday and every day in Wake Forest

Looking for some great gifts for your friends or yourself?  Want to shop in a ...

SHOP LOCAL SATURDAY: Our 50 Gifts for Giving Guide will be this season's hot digital ticket for local shopping

We would love your suggestions! Deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 25 by 5 p.m. Shop Local ...

Today is last day for career clothing drop off

Community Invited to Join wBOA in Career Clothing Donations ...

Edward Jones Ranks No. 4 on FORTUNE Magazine's Best Companies to Work For List Financial-services firm makes list for 15th year

WAKE FOREST, February 3, 2013—Financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 4 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to ...

Art Scene

Drama and scriptwriting camps on tap for fall at Renaissance Centre

Renaissance Centre Announces 2014 Fall Arts Program Schedule ...

Trash to treasure: Kid's art camp brings old junk back to life

Decades old sheet music become watercolor "masterpieces" ...

Meet the “Real Housewives of Wake Forest” at Jinks Imaginarium Studio & Mini Farm

Marge, Abigail and Nalla Princess invite you to make soap ...