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House for sale, in pieces

Two decades of wood taken from deconstructed homes, barns, priced by the foot. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Over the past 20 or so years, Robin Hendricks has helped to deconstruct old and abandoned homes, salvaging every useable plank, bannister and shingle. With her former...
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National Night Out around corner

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Police are unveiling a new community watch program at this year’s National Night Out to provide for a safer Franklinton. Friday Aug 6, two local communities will participate in the annual National Night Out. Franklinton will be holding it’s...
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He’s reeling ‘em in

LOUISBURG — Stan Hahnel of One Man’s Treasure recently decided to have a little fun outside of his downtown business. Tying a dollar bill to his fishing line, Hahnel lured shoppers in and put a smile on others passing by. Operated by Stan and his wife, LeaAnne, One Man’s Treasure...

Mud run focuses on family participation

YOUNGSVILLE — The  Big Muddy Challenge, an obstacle course mud run designed specifically for parents and their children, will be held  Saturday, Sept. 7 at Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville. Children ages 6 to 12 along with a parent or guardian will “race” through a muddy, age...
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Stitching bonds for vets

by Jonathan McNamara WAKE FOREST — Area veterans can rest assured there are people who think of their well-being after they return home from battle. Since 2011, Martha Killian of Wake Forest has lead the Ladies of Valor chapter, a nonprofit organization hand stitching quilts for...