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Town brighter with new cafe

New business in Franklinton plans to highlight local arts. By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The town is two weeks from shining brighter and this time the glow will not be illuminating from new street lamps. The illumination will be coming from 2 North Main Street, the site of...
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Stay at Home Senior Care celebrates 10th anniversary

WAKE FOREST — Family-owned Stay at Home Senior Care celebrated its 10th anniversary with a Caregiver Appreciation Day Oct. 9 at Heritage Golf Club. Deborah Bordeaux, the business owner, recognized a number of employees with service awards. “It blessed my socks off,” said one...

Preening is not rebuttal

by John Hood After the 2010 elections put North Carolina’s legislature in the hands of Republicans for the first time in more than a century, state policy began a turn to the Right — that much is indisputable. In 2011, the General Assembly rejected then-Gov. Bev Perdue’s call to...
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Miracle League’s dreams coming true

Ribbon cutting on field is Saturday and annual Night of Miracles is Nov. 16 by Clellie Allen and Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — After years and countless volunteer hours putting together barbecue and bake sales, bike-a-thons and silent auctions, Executive Director Donna Wade and...

Spinning the voter suppression law

by Chris Fitzsimon Governor Pat McCrory and other supporters of the sweeping voter suppression law passed by the General Assembly this summer are working hard to make sure people don’t really understand how regressive and anti-democratic the law is. They’d rather people not...