Robert L. “Bobby” Hargrove, 69

Robert L. “Bobby” Hargrove, 69, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. The funeral was Saturday, Aug. 17, at Mitchell Baptist Church with the Rev. Daniel Lilly officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hargrove is survived by daughters, Tonette Crudup, April Perry, and...

Roosevelt “Bell” Kearney, 83

Roosevelt “Bell” Kearney, 83, of Louisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Kearny is survived by his daughters, Dorothy Kearney Bass and Eliza Hawkins, both of Raleigh, Earnestine Fogg of Franklinton and Francine Williams of Gulfport, Miss.; sons Clayton Kearney, Walter Kearney and...

Michelle Lee Frisbee, 45

Michelle Lee Frisbee, 45, of Wake Forest, went from the arms of her parents to the arms of Jesus Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 at Rex Hospital. She was born in Olean, N.Y., the daughter of Karen Lee Trask Frisbee and Larry J. Frisbee. Frisbee is survived by her parents, Larry and Karen...

Ruby May Bragg Maroney, 84

Ruby May Bragg Maroney, 84, of Franklinton, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at the Louisburg Nursing Center. She was a native of Vance County and the daughter of the late Willie Bragg, Sr. and Elizabeth Dixon Bragg. She was the owner of the former Ruby’s Place in Franklinton....

Mountains, Camera Clinic give irresistible calling — Roving, Aug. 22, 2013

There are some things in life we like so much, we want to return to them time and time again. It seems no matter whatever comes along, I have an irresistible compulsion to return to the now 61-year-old annual Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic near Linville and Boone, about 230...