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Clerk eyes foreclosure process

Franklin County cases to be examined more deeply, paper trail followed. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Accusations that area foreclosures have been unlawfully rubber-stamped have led officials to reconsider their procedures. Recently appointed Clerk of Court Patricia Burnette...
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Wake schools name new superintendent, consider separate police force

CARY — The Wake County School Board tackled several sticky issues June 18. In its work session prior to the regular meeting, board members reviewed current policy on Level 1, or short term suspensions up to two days, and addressed potential changes. While overall the number of...

Residents ‘envision’ Youngsville

Workshop invites input to town’s future plan by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — Residents crowded the town’s community house June 27 to share ideas about how they envision the future of Youngsville. For some, it’s a bypass cutting traffic downtown to keep the small-town...

Rolesville subdivision moves playground, gets nod for swimming pool

by Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — Monday’s regular business meeting of the Rolesville town board saw yet another developer approach commissioners with a request to relocate a tot lot. Unlike the previous case of Terrell Plantation where the developer plainly stated her request was...
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Shop owner carves out new niche

Buck Buchanan branches out with chainsaw art for his ice cream business By David Leone WAKE FOREST — That buzzing you heard downtown Monday was’t a new cream mixer at Lumpy’s Ice Cream. It was owner Neil “Buck” Buchanan chainsaw sculpting a hunk of tree out back of the East Wait...