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Gerasimoula “Geri” Liberatos, 60

Gerasimoula “Geri” Liberatos, 60, of Wake Forest, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Nov. 7, 2013 at her residence. Geri was born May 10, 1953 in Kefalonia Greece and was the eldest of seven children born to Eleni Kokkosis and the late Terry Kokkosis. Funeral...
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Chanda Sutton Garrett, 38,

Chanda Sutton Garrett, 38, of Clayton, passed away Oct. 30, 2013 in Raleigh. She is survived by her husband, Kawand Garrett, of the home; her mother, T. Hope James of Franklinton; her father, James Sutton of Kittrell; one brother, James Sutton, Jr. (Melissa) of Franklinton; one...
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Now, we dress up only to impress

by Jean McCamy It’s not perfectly clear why men started wearing pieces of cloth around their necks, but the practice dates back at least to the early 1600s, and although styles of ties have changed through the years, the practice has continued uninterrupted. There have been—and...

Hawke learned his lessons

by John Hood At the precise moment I heard that longtime Republican strategist Jack Hawke had finally lost his battle with cancer, I was editing a book chapter about the 1984 race for North Carolina’s governor. It was a pivotal campaign in the state’s political history, as the...