Learn about storms, senses and scams at senior workshops

FRANKLINTON — The N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering free classes at the Franklinton Senior Center, 602 E. Mason St. To sign up for the classes listed, call 919-496-3344. •Emergency preparedness for the family — Learn how to prepare for weather emergencies, including knowing...

FHS announces class reunion

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School class of 1984 is hosting a reunion for FHS 1980-89 graduates Sept. 26 and 27 at the North Raleigh Hilton. For more information, call Snowdean Jones Cannady at 919-818-0075 or e-mail snow@warrenshacklaw.com; or call Tony Harris at 919-291-4204...

Landscaping contract scrapped

By David Allen LOUISBURG — county commissioners decided to reject the only two bids for the landscaping services contract agreement for the county as they weren’t satisfied the lowest bidder could actually meet all the requirements for the job. The bid opening for the contract...
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Storm shifts family’s plans

WAKE FOREST — Henderson couple John and Vicki Faucette had planned to take their 6-year-old granddaughter to the beach for the July 4 holiday. But then, Arthur changed those plans for them. As the hurricane spun its way toward the Carolina coast, John Faucette changed their...

Keep cool at the museum in July

RALEIGH — There’s fun to be had for all ages at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St. in downtown Raleigh. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 12-5 p.m. To register where indicated, call 919-807-7992. Admission is free unless otherwise noted and parking...