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Football playoffs set to begin

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — With the 2013 regular season concluding last week, playoff football has arrived and tomorrow (Friday), three area teams will begin their quest for a state championship. One team, Wakefield has clinched home field advantage by winning the Cap...
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Favorite children’s book comes alive on stage

FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton Area Community Theatre is bringing to life a much beloved children’s book, Dr. Dolittle, this Friday and Saturday. Dr. Dolittle Jr. will be performed Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Franklinton High School auditorium, 910 Cedar Creek...
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Wake Forest High chorus performs with N.C. Symphony

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest High School’s advance chorus participated in the all-county performance under the direction of Dr. Alfred Sturgis, Oct. 27. Along with three other schools, Wake Forest perfromed with the North Carolina Master Chorale and North Carolina Symphony at...
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Football star shares faith with students

WAKE FOREST — Former American and Canadian football punter and quarterback Johnny Evans (center), who played for N.C. State and the Cleveland Browns, spoke at Wake Forest High School Tuesday evening. Evans is now the Eastern N.C. director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...

Help Franklin County schools develop strategic plan

LOUISBURG — A strategic plan for the Franklin County School System is beginning with a survey for internal and external customers during the month of November. The information collected fro the survey will serve as the foundation for the plan to be developed. Without a current...