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Bobby loved his church, family, guitar, writing songs, football and Camaros

Roving I never thought I would be writing this column. I guess I always imagined my son Bobby, at 59, would outlive me. Bobby took it hard when his mother Peggy passed away suddenly 8 1/2 years ago. Tears would often fill his eyes when he talked about her. It was a family concern...
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Music series returns Sunday

WAKE FOREST — Progressive jazz trio The Hot at Nights are on tap to kick off the Six Sundays in Spring concert series, starting this weekend at Joyner Park. The performance is part of Wake Forest ARTS’ annual concert series featuring free, live outdoor entertainment. Scheduled on...
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This week in history – Apr. 24, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1934 •A large clock has been given to Wake Forest College to be set in the front of the administration building. The self-winding electric clock is the gift of W.H. Deitrick, who...

GOP sheriff candidate forum Friday

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Republican Party hosts a forum, including sheriff’s candidates, tomorrow (Friday) at 7 p.m. at the Hamilton Hobgood Courthouse Annex, 113 S. Main St. in Louisburg. Scheduled to appear are candidates Tom Hawley, Jerry Jones, William Mitchell and...

Letter stirs controversy at board meeting

Franklin County commissioners limit discussion to exclude elections. By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — A Youngsville resident found herself censured when she tried to speak about a commissioner’s use of a political action committee letterhead and funds during public comment time at...