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Deputies arrest green thumb trespasser — On Patrol Sept. 29, 2013

By Jonathan McNamara BUNN — A local man was arrested by Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies after a trespassing call led deputies to a vegetable garden with a marijuana plant Sept. 4. According to Bunn Police First Sgt. H. Upchurch, Michael Terrell Foster, 39, Lot 20 Scarboro...

Close friend passing away is always a shock

When a close friend passes away, no matter how much you expected it, you always experience a shock. This was the case with me last Thursday when I had a call from my son, Todd, telling me this bad news about Robert Lance (Bob) O’Neal. I have only known Bob for about 15 years, but...
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Cooke, Cowart Wed

WAKE FOREST — Sydney Stafford Cooke and Scott Cowart, of Chapel Hill, were married Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Fearrington Village Gardens with Carol Pimentel officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James David Cooke, Jr., of Wake Forest. She is the granddaughter of...

Booster White, 87

Booster White, 87, of Louisburg, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Sid and Cassie White and was a retired tobacco auctioneer and farmer. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Flat Rock Baptist Church. Burial will follow...

Robert Lance O’Neal, 86

Robert Lance O’Neal, 86, of Wake Forest, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at his home. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy O’Neal. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Ann Rey Burbank O’Neal; his sister, Margaret O’Neal and by his brother,...