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Red Rams volleyball set for success

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams volleyball team is ready to get back in the gym and handle some unfinished business after falling in the second round of the state playoffs last year. Returning to the lineup will be juniors Kaitlyn Branam, Ann Moss and senior...
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New coach, lots of returnees, Husky tennis full of excitement

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls tennis teams have been competitive in their short three-year history. But, the overall results haven’t always been encouraging. Under new head coach John Fisher, however, and with a team returning all of its...

Watering garden correctly makes all the difference

by Charlotte Glen, agricultural agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension RALEIGH — Correct watering can make the difference between a bumper crop and complete failure. As we experienced earlier this summer, and again this past week, too much water can result in fruits and herbs having...

Learn the early warning signs of bullying

Learn the early warning signs of bullying WAKE FOREST — Children grow and develop their personalities in various ways. While many youngsters are teased or receive some good-natured ribbing at some point in their school careers, some teasing can eventually turn into bullying. The...

Police and Sheriff reports — week of Aug. 22, 2013

-Franklinton Police Reports- Reported Aug. 12-19 Arrests •No arrests were reported. Incidents •Franklinton Police Department responded to a call at Food Lion for an unresponsive man located in a stall in the bathroom. After police arrived they searched the man and found a...