Mary E. “Lil Mary” Wilson, 71

Mary E. “Lil Mary” Wilson, 71, of Franklinton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. She is survived by her husband, James Otis Wilson, of the home; two sons, Ulic Donnell Wilson and James Darrin Wilson, both of Raleigh; three granddaughters, Isabella Wilson, Nina Wilson and...

Jon Arthur Ray, 55

Jon Arthur Ray, 55, of Youngsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Bradford, Penn., the son of Emma Mabes Ray and the late Bernard Ray. Jon was employed with the town of Wake Forest from February 9, 1999 until...
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DENR opens new stewardship office

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) announced Tuesday the formation of the Office of Land and Water Stewardship, which will coordinate the efforts of the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership, the N.C. Clean Water Management Trust...

Mae Catherine Anderson, 62

Mae Catherine “MaeCat” Anderson, 62, of Franklinton, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Anderson is survived by her husband, Perry Lee Anderson Jr., a daughter, Nicole Anderson and two sons, Stacy and Tracy Anderson, all of the home; her mother, Flora Mae Green of Franklinton; three...