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Marilyn Avila receives open government award

CHAPEL HILL — N.C. Rep. Marilyn Avila (Wake-49) was chosen to receive the prestigious N.C. Press Association’s Lassiter Award to honor the strong and courageous battle to keep government open to the people. Avila received her award Feb. 27 at the NCPA’s annual awards banquet in...
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Learn fishing from a pro

Wake Forest bassmaster, other sports legends at N.C. Museum of History Saturday. By David Leone RALEIGH — Wake Forest bass fishing pro Dave Wolak joins several other sports legends at the N.C. Museum of History Saturday for a free panel discussion and Q&A. The other...

SEBTS awarded grant

WAKE FOREST — The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Family Foundation recently awarded Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) a grant of more than $200,000. The grant will fund initiatives concerning faith, work and economics in academic classes. “I am profoundly grateful...

State leaders debate Common Core Standards

By Juliet McDonald LOUISBURG — The college’s auditorium filled up quickly the evening of Feb. 27 as parents, teachers and public school staff turned out in droves to hear State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson debate Jamey Falkenbury, a representative of Lt....
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Kindergartners spread cheer

As part of Franklin Academy’s character education program encouraging kindness and good citizenship, Weston Lane and others in Bonnie Henson’s kindergarten class visited the Carolina House for lunch recently and delivered handmade cards to the delight of the residents there.