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Register for the Big Muddy Race

YOUNGSVILLE — It’s almost time to get muddy. The Big Muddy Challenge is returning to Hill Ridge Farms April 26. This family-focused mud run is a great opportunity for families to bond while promoting healthy exercise and lots of fun. Proceeds are shared with Big Brothers Big...

Input sought for land complex

HOLLISTER — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host a public meeting in Hollister April 10 to seek input in developing a management plan for the Upper Tar Game Land Complex (UTGLC), located in Franklin, Halifax, Nash and Warren counties. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m....

Washing cars for drama

WAKE FOREST — Who doesn’t need a car wash after all this crazy weather? If you’d rather someone else do the dirty work, bring your ride to Advance Auto Parts in Rolesville, 530 S. Main Street, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Wake Forest High School drama...

Celebrate the quilt trails

LOUISBURG — Franklin County Art Council presents The Quilt Trails of Tar River Spring Celebration April 12-13 at the Person Place, 605 N. Main St., Louisburg. The event runs from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, and it teaches the history and cultural significance...
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Game changer

A current trend has sports bars installing 20, 30, 40 TVs for people to watch their favorite game. Brittino’s, which recently opened in the refurbished Steak and Shake building near the Wake Forest Walmart, has them all beat — it has 79 TVs, each individually programmable to...