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Huskies top Wolverines 3-1 in soccer

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield’s offense took more shots than its opponent, but could not finish off as many opportunities and the Heritage High Huskies made off with a 3-1 win over the Wolverines in a Cap 8 conference match Sept. 18. The Wolverines produced 14...
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Rams searching for first volleyball win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE —The key words around the volleyball court at Rolesville High School is youth and inexperience. The school’s head coach Tosha Pullen is watching a very young team start the process of growing into what they hope will be eventually be a playoff...

Annual cook-off and cow chip contest Oct. 12

WAKE FOREST — The United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) hosts its annual cook-off contest Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Louisburg Walmart, in the parking lot.  Each plate is $8, and pork barbecue will be available for purchase, $10 per pound. The sixth annual Cow Chip, hosed by...

Help providing heat for those in need

WAKE FOREST — With nighttime temperatures expected to fall into the 50’ s, the Heating Crisis Program has begun assisting eligible Wake County residents with heating bills to avoid health-related risks involved with unheated homes. Electric bill applicants must have a...

Rolesville Runners Making Strides

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris GARNER — Michael Grether’s girls and boys cross country teams at Rolesville High School are making strides towards becoming competitive in their inaugural season. The squad is running, getting faster and improving their times, according to Grether. “We...