Peggy Jean Liles Gay, 73

Peggy Jean Liles Gay, 73, of Youngsville, died Monday Aug. 26, 2013. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Nettie Jane Liles Perry and Robert Lee Liles. Peggy was a dedicated worker starting out as a bookkeeper for many years at Zebulon Sheet Metal, followed...
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Patriots even-up record

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s soccer team evened its record to 2-2 with a 10-1 win against Research Triangle High School Aug. 28. Several Patriots scored goals including senior center-mid Gabe Milioni, forward Brian Gonzales and Chris Hughes, a senior midfielder. “They all...
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Brabrand throws Holly Springs aside

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris HOLLY SPRINGS— Despite 68 points and more than 1,000 yards of offense combined, it was the Wakefield defense that may have made the difference in the Wolverine’s 40-28 win against Holly Springs Friday night. Wakefield was able to get a key stop on the...
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Cougars down Warriors

by Clellie Allen KNIGHTDALE — The first half of the out-of-conference game between Wake Forest and East Wake looked like a tight game between close rivals. First, the Warriors stunned the Cougars with a nearly 70-yard kick return right down into their red zone. An opening score...
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Rams display building blocks

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Tosha Pullen knew she faced a lot of challenges as the Rolesville High School girl’s volleyball coach in the team’s inaugural season. Success certainly isn’t a guarantee. But with the help of a squad willing to buy into her system, she...