Franklin County superintendent resigns

by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Franklin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Ingram is heading to a new job in Darlington, S.C. The Darlington County Board of Education voted 5-3 in a specially called board meeting Monday night to make Ingram the new superintendent there. Ingram will...
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Combo dinner is ‘a Babette’s Feast’

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — I had the fortune to attend the Farm-to-Table Dinner fundraiser for the Wake Forest Farmers Market Monday night at The Fire Pit in Gateway Commons shopping center. Before I get into any description of the food, or its preparation by the restaurant’s...
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Not trying to take shortcut

WAKE FOREST — In the middle of torrential rain accompanying the storms that produced a tornado over Wake and Franklin Counties, June 18, a Honda (top right), driven by Derrick Demetriss Holden, ended up in the roundabout at the corner of Elm Ave and South Franklin Street. At...
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Yard sale, Moral Monday arrest support free clinic

“I can’t stress enough that the people who come here are not deadbeats,” Beverly Kegley said. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Tamales and handcuffs are two items volunteers are using to protect the Franklin County Volunteers in Medicine free clinic, its prescription program and...
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Franklin County pair get spot in Duke’s commercials

(At right, Wendy Perry, and her nephew Wyatt Reid, are in the Duke’s Mayo commercials. Perry has also won blue ribbons at the N.C. State Fair.) ZEBULON — For Wyatt Reid, 8, mayonnaise can be put on “anything your mind tells you.” But only if it’s Duke’s. Wyatt and his aunt...