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Wake school board to vote on assignment plan

CARY — The Wake County Board of Education is scheduled to vote at its Dec. 3 meeting on a student assignment plan for the 2014-15 academic year. Student assignment staff has recommended that the board continue the current base assignment plan next year. Under the proposal, there...
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Franklin E. Waters, 76

Franklin Edgar Waters, 76, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at the VA Medical Center in Durham. He was born in Gustavis, Ohio and was the son of the late Frances Hayes Waters and Lorenzo Stewart Waters. Mr. Waters was a veteran of the US Navy and was the former owner and...
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Toys for Tots collection at Seminary library until Dec. 15

WAKE FOREST — Donate new toys through Dec. 15 for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s toys for Tots program at the Library Circulation Desk of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 120 S. Wingate St. The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout...

William Richardson, 79

William “Bill” Richardson, 79, of Hollister, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Survivors include a sister, Naomi Richardson, and brothers, Charlie Richardson, Erdius Richardson, Lewis Richardson, Paul Richardson, Sr., and Curtis Richardson, all of Hollister. Wake services were...
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Franklin’s Martha Mobley named educator of year

 WAKE FOREST — The N.C. SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Extension Educator of the Year Award was presented to Martha Mobley of Franklin County, at the 2013 Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Nov. 16, 2013. Mobley was...