Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Winter 2018

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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42 Winter 2018 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine Cope — when she's not dishing out Red Roaster Coffee drip java and lattes from its scant 96-square-feet — is regularly wel- comed by a passing conductor or two. "He toots, opens his window, and waves," she said. e large cup marked "Tips" one rainy afternoon contained three dimes, one nickel, and four pennies. "I took my dollars out be- cause they were getting wet," she said. As for the pennies, they come in handy, set on the tracks a safe distance away and flattened by a passing locomotive. "I give them to the kids. ey're supposed to be lucky," she said. "ey say, 'Miss Maggie, can I have one of them?'" Youngsville — median age 31.9, popula- tion 1,394 — still holds that charm, though suburbia is ever approaching. Just up the road, the first of some 300 homes are rising at Holden Creek Preserve, 62 others at Lau- rel Oaks. A little further out is Falls Creek, with its 57 single-family home sites. Carlson Ridge is adding 25 homes, and Old Liberty and Patterson Woods are entering new phrases of development in this rural edge An earlier depiction of Youngsville's growth appeared in an 1897 edition of The News & Observer.

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