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Patriot Girls Hang On To Remain Undefeated

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— The Franklin Academy girls basketball team almost blew a seven-point lead over visiting Durham Flight, but held on by making four of four free throws in the last eight seconds to secure a 56-50 win Monday night. Senior Catie Keel and...
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Cougars Win In Four OTs

Cougars pull out solid defensive win to advance to ‘final four’   By David Allen   WAKE FOREST — It is oft-repeated that defense is the key to victory, and Wake Forest’s coach Reggie Lucas leads by this mentality. In the third round of the state playoffs it paid off again...
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Seniors: Don’t be victims of scams or identity theft

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Department of Aging and Kerr Tar Regional Council of Governments are sponsoring a Consumer Affairs Outreach Event in Franklin County Friday, Dec. 6, 1-4 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Annex, 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg. This free seminar...
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Celebrate a Civil War Christmas Dec. 7

FOUR OAKS — Leave the hustle and bustle of modern holidays behind and travel back to a simpler place and time at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site’s “Civil War Christmas,” Saturday, Dec. 7. Drop by and help decorate an 1860s style Christmas tree, spend time with...
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Supremia dentistry recommends stocking up on candy

WAKE FOREST — Supremia Dentistry, led by Dr. Edmond Suh, assisted area children and families in donating nearly 1,500 pounds of Halloween candy during Operation Sweet Tooth, an event designed to give children a chance to drop off their excess Halloween candy to send to soldiers...