Weekend Update: July 25-27

The Kids Exchange Consignment Sale will be in the Graham Building and Exposition Center through Sunday. Like-new clothes, toys and other children’s items will be offered at discounted prices. Items will be marked half-price on Sunday. Hours are today until 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. The Raleigh Summer Dressage I & II Show will be in the Barn E Ring at the Hunt Horse Complex on Saturday and Sunday. This event will feature dressage under saddle classes at all levels, Intro to Grand Prix both days and…

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Q&A with Jared, the Subway Guy

Getting thin made Jared Fogle famous. Fogle was an overweight Indiana University student when he began eating Subway sandwiches and exercising. He lost 245 pounds. After his story appeared in the campus newspaper, he gained notoriety for his weight loss and became a pitchman for Subway. Since then, he has appeared in commercials and traveled the world talking about the importance of proper diet and exercise. This year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “taking it off and keeping it off,” Fogle and Subway launched the Tour de Pants. Afterward, his original pair of size-60 blue jeans will be retired…

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You’re with the Band – Catching up with the Wells Family

Sara, Jade & Eden Wells took some time to act as propsat the King BMX Stunt Show at the 2007 State Fair. The Wells Family Band out of Johnston County is returning to the Fair to perform on the Waterfall Stage. There’s a lot to love about this family (other than their great music). They have so much energy and charm … and they really like being together. Plus, they shared their State Fair experiences with the world last year through their video posts on YouTube called “You’re with the Band.” (They even videoed their performance at our media luncheon!…

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