Help choose Wake County manager

RALEIGH — Wake County Commissioners want the public to help in the process of hiring a new county manager by completing a short survey. The survey is available s through midnight on Sunday, Sept. 22, and includes three open ended questions: 1. What qualifications, competencies,...
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Wolverines Win Tale of Two Halves

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD— Considering the beginning, Wakefield’s 3-2 soccer win against Wake Forest Monday is just a glimpse of what is possible. There was good for the Wolverines, 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the Cap 8, especially in the first half where they were tenacious...
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Patriots Tennis Sweep Three Teams

by Becky Kimbrell-Norria LOUISBURG— It’s been a perfect week for the Franklin Academy girl’s tennis team. The Patriots played three matches in six days and swept all three opponents, 9-0. Their latest victim was non-conference rival Louisburg High School in a match played in...
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Lucas gets the ‘big 5-0′

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — There couldn’t have been a better way for Wake Forest High School football coach Reggie Lucas to celebrate his 50th win in just four short years: The Cougars deftly handed the Cary Imps their first defeat, 48-14. What made the win classic Reggie...
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In string of games, Franklinton garners three wins, loses two

By Jonathan McNamara WENDELL — Franklinton’s volleyball has won three of the past five games. Starting with a road game in Creedmoor Sept. 2, the Red Rams took on conference rival South Granville. “South Granville gave us every opportunity to take the match and we did not...