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Wolverines prepare for the gridiron

WAKEFIELD — The boys of fall are training hard in the summer. The Wakefield High School football team has been in the weight room and on the football field competing in 7-on-7 games since school ended more than a month ago, preparing for the upcoming season. After completing his...

John Henry Woods, 71

John Henry Woods, 71, of Raleigh passed away Friday, June 28, 2013. He was born March 29, 1942 in Wake County, the son of the late Henry Woods and Janie Tuck Woods. Woods graduated from DuBois High School and then worked as a farmer and then serviceman at Wake Forest gas...

James “J.C.” Wiggins, 85

James “J.C.” Wiggins, 85, of Louisburg passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Wiggins is survived by his wife, Queen Wiggins; a daughter, Joyce Marie Alston; sons, Roosevelt Wiggins, Leroy WIggins, Vanoring Wiggins, Larry Wiggins and Donald Wiggins; a sister, Queen Riddick; 23...

Iola Bullock Neal, 60

Iola Bullock Neal, 60, of Louisburg passed away Friday, July 5, 2013. Neal is survived by her husband, James Phillip Neal; a daughter, Felicia Bullock; her mother, Emma Jean Bullock; sisters, Clara Bullock, Brenda Alston and her husband, Stanley, Geraldine Alston and Andrea...

Lottie Murphy Harper, 92

Lottie Murphy Harper, 92, of Youngsville died Wednesday evening, July 3, 2013. She was born Nov. 17, 1920 in Louisburg, the daughter of the late Robert Hoke and Annie Bell Cooke Murphy. She was a long-time resident of Youngsville and retired from Burlington Industries in Wake...