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Franklinton board recognizes educators

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Teachers were the honorees Tuesday night at the town board meeting. Following a moment of silence and respect for the teachers, students and other residents impacted by the Oklahoma tornadoes earlier this week, Mayor Elic Senter wanted to...

School’s out, movies are in — Free summer movies return to local theater

WAKEFIELD — For parents looking for some free fun for kids this summer, the Marquee Cinemas at Wakefield is helping out with a return of their free Summer Movie Series. Beginning the last week in June and continuing for eight weeks, each Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.,...

Northern Regional Center offers free vitamins

WAKE FOREST — Thanks to the North Carolina Folic Acid Council and March of Dimes, the Northern Regional Center (NRC) at 350 East Holding Avenue is again participating in distributing free multivitamins to women of childbearing age or women who need a folic acid supplement....
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Ingram finalist for South Carolina job

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Monday, the Darlington County Board of Education announced Franklin County Superintendent Dr. Eddie Ingram is a finalist for the top spot for the South Carolina school system. Tuesday morning, Public Information Officer Joe Baisley responded with a...
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Local DJ second time at top of state awards

WAKE FOREST — For the second year in a row, local entertainment company Brian Pate Entertainment has been awarded the Best DJ Service in North Carolina by the Wedding Industry Expert Awards. Additionally, the company was ranked seventh nationally, two points higher than la...