Beware of calls offering medic alert

RALEIGH — More than 100 consumers have complained about calls pitching a medical alert system. These robocalls (pre-recorded, automatically dialed calls) use what is called an avatar recording, meaning the recording can understand some of what a person says and can respond with a...

New adult grief group in Raleigh

RALEIGH — A new grief group, North Raleigh Grief Group, will be available beginning Monday, July 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at North Raleigh United Methodist Church, 8501 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh (Room E24). The group will meet monthly on the last Monday. There is no charge and...

Arts festival approved by Louisburg

Live music and street painting competition scheduled for Oct. 5 By Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — Chalk one up for the Louisburg Town Council. A unanimous vote gives the Franklin County Arts Council permission to move forward with an Arts Festival scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5. The...
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Juanita Dent Core Hopkins, 109

Juanita Dent Core Hopkins, 109, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013. She was born Oct. 22, 1903 in Wake Forest, the daughter of the late Rev. James Robert Dent and Bettie Ann Johnson Dent. As a young child, she attended The Baptist School and the Allen Young School of Wake Forest....
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Everett W. Bendzinski, 71

Everett Winthrop Bendzinski, 71, of Youngsville, formerly of Newington, Conn., passed away Friday, July 12, 2013 at WakeMed with family at his side. He was born in Hartford, Conn., the son of the late Joseph and Jeannette (nee Ford) Bendzinski. Bendzinski was an active member of...