Hospice expands service to veterans

RALEIGH – Hospice of Wake County (HOWC) has earned the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s “We Honor Veterans” Partner Level 3 by integrating veteran-specific content into volunteer and staff orientation programs. Only 4 percent of Hospice groups nationwide...

Blessing of free food for Thanksgiving

LOUISBURG — A Blessing, Inc. invites the community to join them for a Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 28, 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at Louisburg College Cafeteria. While there is no charge for the meal, donations of canned food are appreciated. If transportation is needed, call 919-496-4299.

Living Legends music series returns Nov. 17

WAKE FOREST – Friendship Chapel Baptist Church will host Living Legends of Quartet Day Sunday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. Local and national pioneers of gospel music will come together in an evening of great gospel music and food, “Hats for Sickle Cell,” and the We CARE Gospel Affair...

Start planning for gingerbread house decor now

YOUNGSVILLE — Bakers, start your mixers! It’s time to prepare for the annual Gingerbread House Contest. Prizes are awarded in both adult and youth categories with cash prizes of $20 for first place, $15 for second, $10 for third and $5 for fourth. Of course having bragging rights...

Decorate for Christmas, support 4-H

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County 4-H program is selling Fraser fir and boxwood wreaths to raise money for their programs. Orders are due tomorrow (Friday). The wreaths come from Pardue Tree Farm and Nursery in Sparta, a three-generation, family-owned farm in the evergreen business...