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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...