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Legal challenges remain for gay marriages

U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn Jr. legalized gay marriage in North Carolina Friday, ruling on a lawsuit filed by a ...

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Fire ant solutions take the sting out of yard work.

Stopping fire ants through the winter

by Martha Mobley N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County LOUISBURG — Recently, I’ve been receiving a lot of phone calls about fire ants ...

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Meet your candidates

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce held a meet-and-greet with close to 30 candidates for office ...

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Hospital cuts staff, beds

by Clellie Allen LOUISBURG — Citing a trend in declining inpatient stays, a projected $6.1 million loss and reduced payer reimbursement, ...

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It’s official! Craig Johnson, left, and Shawn Long have tied the knot after 20 years together.

Gay couples wed

Court ruling cheered by N.C. LGBT crowd. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Until Monday, Shawn Long was identified as Craig Johnson’s ...

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Parents: Student assignment splits neighborhood

Residents question school leaders over draft plan by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A change to the draft 2015-16 student assignment plan ...

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Get healthy — for a buck

by Carol Taber WAKE FOREST — The summer heat is passing. It is time to get outside and get moving while ...

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Principals of the Year

ROLESVILLE — The Wake County Public School System has named Rolesville Middle School Principal Dhedra Lassiter the 2014 Wake County ...

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Improv coming to town

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and Forest Moon Theater present improvisational theater Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7 ...

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Church offers hope with free clinic

WAKE FOREST — Hope Lutheran Church is hosting Touched By Hope, a free community medical clinic, Oct. 25, from 8 ...

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