First in flights of fancy?

by Scott Mooneyham There’s nothing quite like states feuding over bragging rights. For years, North Carolina and Ohio fought over who had dibs regarding powered flight. Ohio claimed the Wright Brothers and the research in their Dayton bicycle shop. North Carolina claimed the...
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Elected officials meet and greet at Novozymes

FRANKLINTON — Novozymes hosts a Franklin County elected officials meet and greet Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., complete with light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Novozymes is located at 77 Perry Chapel Church Road. RSVP by Nov. 10 by calling 919-494-3201 or e-mailing...

Turn the tape recorder back on

by D.G. Martin William Friday has been dead a year now, and we still don’t know how we are going to get along without him. He was a living monument to all that is, or was, right with our state. Optimism, confidence in the basic goodness of others, respect for those who disagreed,...
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Joyner Park is awash with fall beauty

WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest’s Urban Forester Evan Keto (center of photo below) conducted two tours of the E. Caroll Joyner Park Monday, pointing out dozens of trees, explaining their historical and current uses. For those who missed the nature walk, a kiosk at the...