Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Summer 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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48 Summer 2019 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine COURTESY OF REUBEN JOHNSON PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION / JOHNSON COUNTY HERITAGE CENTER Myrtle Thompson Cagle — who would later become one of the would-be Mercury 13 female astronauts — at the controls of her single-engine plane at her namesake "Myrtle Airport" in Selma, circa 1957, with a "beauty queen" believed to be Shirley Bagwell, then the National Golden Queen "boosting tobacco." BOB KARP The old Thompson Garage — once run by Myrtle's brother, Oquin — is across from the Rudy Theatre and viewed as a potential redevelopment STTSVXYRMX]±6IWXEYVERX[SYPHHI½RMXIP]FIXSTSJXLIPMWX² said Randy Cahoon-Tingle, Selma's planning director.

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