Novant gets nod to move operating room to Youngsville

YOUNGSVILLE — It looks like Youngsville is on the way to having Franklin County’s first freestanding, multi-specialty surgery center. Novant Health Franklin Medical Center received approval Tuesday from the state’s Certificate of Need agency to move one of its unused operating...
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This Week In History – May 1, 2014

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1934 •The ninth intentionally set area fire was quickly put out by students last week at the Hunter dorm on the Wake Forest College campus. College officials have hired a special...
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Uptone Pictures is filming Civil War story

New film to be based on Wake Forest woman’s ancestor. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Pam and Bill Jay have an amazing story to tell. Pam’s ancestor, Joseph Hoover, a Union soldier during the Civil War, escaped capture with the help of southern slaves. Now Michael Davis, founder and...

Election trickery ruled fraud

By Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — According to court documents released Tuesday, Patricia Burnette Chastain, the current Clerk of Superior Court in Franklin County, has been the victim of a type of identity theft purposely designed to make it nearly impossible for her to campaign...