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    Annual project by LDS churches in Raleigh helps fuel Food Bank

    The nine Raleigh branches of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now in their seventh year uniting on what they call a month of service.


    Community Notes: April 20

    Wake County Public School System will offer a Certified Nursing Assistant Level 1 short course from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 21-29, at Knightdale High School, 100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale. The fee is $450. Beauty Night Prom Prep will also be offered from 6:30 to 9:30 April 30, with a fee of $...


    Faith Notes: April 20

    Pleasant Grove Baptist will hold a Resurrection Sunday morning worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at 952 Morpheus Bridge Road, Wendell. The service will include liturgical dance and song, as well as a message.


    Giving back earns praise

    When Sarah Broadwell collects her diploma next month from the University of North Carolina, she will be among a small band of students noted not only for what they learned, but what they gave back.


    This Week in History: April 16

    This week in history we look back 10, 25 and 50 years at what was happening in the eastern Wake County area.


    Some NC farmers markets struggle to accept food stamps

    Some small or volunteer-run farmer markets in North Carolina struggle to be able to accept food stamps, while others – some thanks to government or grant support – are able to sell local produce to families on food stamps.


    Wendell farmers support food bank

    Since 2008, the Parker brothers of Gulfstream Produce have donated about 300,000 pounds of produce each year to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.


    April 16 Pet of the Week: Tom

    Tom is gentle, curious, social and well-behaved.


    Faith Notes: April 16

    Rocky Cross Holiness Church will hold a revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at 12524 Anderson Road, Zebulon. Visit for more information.


    Community Notes: April 16

    An antique farm show will be held at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, at the Norris Creek Entertainment Center, 751 Old Halifax Road, Louisburg. 2-day pass is $8. Visit

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