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Friday deadline to enter Incredible Pageant

Student-organized event designed to embolden youths with disabilities. WAKE FOREST — Maha Rehman, a senior at Franklin Academy High School, has organized a pageant for youths and young adults, with a twist. “The Incredible Pageant is specifically organized to focus on children...
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Cemetery plan plotted

Apartments also approved. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A plan for the long-awaited columbarium at the town-run cemetery was presented to town commissioners Tuesday night, but they had grave concerns with the design. Though the board approved the plan, which will add a structure...
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Get up close and personal with JMC

Country music singer in town for special show to benefit domestic violence victims. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Want to see country music phenom Jason Michael Carroll up close while helping victims of domestic violence? Come see him perform this Friday at the Mill Room in The...
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Neighbor helping neighbor

Michael Nunn, center, in the ballcap, was spinning his tires on North College Street trying to get to the plowed part of the road Feb. 13. First, a seminary worker helped shovel him out, then, Don Stroud drove up in a Jeep and pulled him out with a chain.
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Drug bust successful

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — As part of an ongoing investigation in the sale and distribution of controlled substances, particularly crack cocaine and marijuana, officers of the Franklin County Tactical team executed a search warrant just after 9 a.m. Feb. 7 at 30 Curtis Road,...