Report questions pension fund’s future returns

by Scott Mooneyham When your job is managing the $80 billion state pension fund, you might welcome a report ranking that pension fund among the best prepared in the country. But a new report from Moody’s Investor Service is not receiving such a warm embrace from State...

Support Ben Franklin Society at fundraisers

by Carrie C. Causey KITTRELL — Billed as Philadelphia cooking with Carolina style, people are invited to dine and listen to bluegrass music while helping to fund community projects. Franklin BreadWorks, in conjunction with the Ben Franklin Society, hosts two fundraising events in...
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Fireworks spectacular fizzles to disappointed crowd

Roving by Bob Allen It was disappointing to say the least, noting the lack of American flags displayed at homes on July 4. Where are our patriots? Is being an American just taken for granted now? Many of the militia gave their lives, suffered serious injuries or have lasting ill...

Lucy Trader Horton, 60

Lucy Trader Horton, 60, of Knightdale passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Horton is survived by her husband, Apostle Stephen Horton; a daughter, Jacqueline Felicia Crudup-Jones and her husband, Sidney; a son, John Felix Crudup Jr.; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Perry; brothers, James...

Martelle J. McLeod, 23

Martelle J. “Man” McLeod, 23, of Louisburg passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013. McLeod is survived by his mother, Romal McLeod; maternal grandparents, Earvin and Minister Barbara McLeod; a sister, Raquel McLeod-Hudgies and her husband, Jarad; and brothers, Kelvin Thompson and...