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Yard sale, Moral Monday arrest support free clinic

“I can’t stress enough that the people who come here are not deadbeats,” Beverly Kegley said. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Tamales and handcuffs are two items volunteers are using to protect the Franklin County Volunteers in Medicine free clinic, its prescription program and...
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Franklin County pair get spot in Duke’s commercials

(At right, Wendy Perry, and her nephew Wyatt Reid, are in the Duke’s Mayo commercials. Perry has also won blue ribbons at the N.C. State Fair.) ZEBULON — For Wyatt Reid, 8, mayonnaise can be put on “anything your mind tells you.” But only if it’s Duke’s. Wyatt and his aunt...
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June Art After Hours

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town officials, Public Arts Commission members and art enthusiasts attended the ribbon cutting and dedication of the Leaf Shade Bench (at left) at Jones Plaza in downtown Wake Forest June 14 during Art After Hours. Artist Robert Tulley designed the...

Are interest rates on the rise? — Dr. Mike Walden

In the years right before his death, my father became very interested in investments. Maybe it was because he wanted his financial affairs in good order before he passed. Or maybe he became caught up in all the discussions about investing during the Great Recession. But for...
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Family robbed at gunpoint — On Patrol, week of June 27, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Police have arrested a 24-year-old Louisburg man in connection with a robbery with a deadly weapon last week. According to a report filed by Deputy J. Maloney, a home invasion was reported on Furney Pearce Road, Zebulon, June 17, at 11 p.m. Two...