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The thrill of victory

WW photos by David Allen and Marty Simpkins At right, Franklinton High School’s soccer team celebrates a tie-breaking goal before going ...

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(Google illustration by Lewis Chapman )

The dotted line above shows the 500-foot connector between Capcom Avenue and Grandmark Street behind The Factory. Grandmark exits onto Rogers Road. The only outlet for Capcom now is onto South Main Street in a high-traffic area.

A cut-through for Capcom

Road connections heralded by town board. By David Leone Associate Editor WAKE FOREST — “Yeah!” This was Jimmy Allen’s immediate reaction to hearing the ...

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WW photo by Marty Simpkins 

Deep ruts made by a pair of white trucks will take several months and several thousand dollars to repair before they can be used again for play.

Youngsville soccer fields destroyed, kids lose practice area

By Clellie Allen Editor YOUNGSVILLE — The Franklin-Wake Soccer Club, and its parent club, YAKS (Youngsville Area Kids Soccer), has had trouble ...

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Grace Boudah’s cooking skills in action. See the link to vote 
for her recipe online.

Cooking with Grace

HMS student needs votes for national contest. By David Leone Associate Editor WAKE FOREST — Grace Boudah, a multitalented sixth-grader at Heritage Middle, ...

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The three little pigs and a not-so-big bad wolf enjoy festivities at a previous Halloween Spooktacular at The Factory.

Spooky fun abounds this week

WAKE FOREST — The annual Halloween Spooktacular sponsored by the parks and recreation department takes place tonight, Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., ...

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WW PHOTO David Allen

Wake Forest senior quarterback Mack Moore bowls over Heritage senior cornerback Charles Johnson for a touchdown.

Cougars roll over dawgs

Wake Forest 33 Heritage 7 by David Allen WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest High School’s football team remains undefeated after playing at Heritage ...

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Man demands ride from deputies; patrol car rammed in escape attempt

On Patrol by Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — A 30-year-old received a civics lesson Monday, courtesy of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. He ...

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Sewer line improvements to start Nov. 3

WAKE FOREST — The city of Raleigh and Park Construction Corp. of North Carolina are slated to begin construction on ...

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State fair traffic alert for weekend

RALEIGH — Due to expected high traffic volume in and around the State Fairgrounds this coming weekend, the State Highway ...

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Emma Kirby, left, and Michaela Shalva twirl around during a game during the YMCA’s Day of Awesomeness in July. The event brought the Y’s regular camp kids together with those from Camp High Hopes, leading to newfound friendships.

YMCA steps up its annual fundraising campaign

Every donated dollar helps Wake Forest area youths, adults By David Leone Associate Editor Heather Holding plays the percentages. Along with her husband, James, ...

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