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Patriot golfers finish first

By David Allen Staff Writer GRAHAM— Franklin Academy’s golf team captured a seven-team match Tuesday, firing a team total of 174. The win was the third consecutive one for the Patriots in the North Central Athletic Conference match played at Southwick Golf Course in Graham....
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Patriots netters go 1-1

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy men’s tennis team improved to 6-4 after splitting their last two matches against East Carteret High School and Southern Vance. This past Friday, despite competing without their top six players, the Patriots...
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Last second goal lifts Patriots

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WILSON — With 10 seconds left in regulation, junior Paige Roberson netted Franklin Academy’s game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over West Brunswick High School in Saturday’s Brittany Invitational Soccer Showcase in Wilson. The exciting...

Voting deadline is Friday for May 6 primary

RALEIGH — The deadline for registering to vote in the May 6 primary is tomorrow (Friday). New voters, voters who have moved more than 30 days prior and voters who need to update other information must complete an N.C. Voter Registration Application by April 11 or by voting at an...

A dead end for road dollars?

As state transportation officials take up the knotty issue of how to pay for roads in the future, they better first understand the political thicket in which state legislators have left them. Members of the state Board of Transportation (BOT) again this week discussed how North...