Gregory Lester “Hammer” Harrison

Gregory Lester “Hammer” Harrison, of Wake Forest, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Harrison enjoyed hunting, following sports — especially Wake Forest Demon Deacons and spending time with family and friends. Harrison was predeceased by brother Gordon Harrison. He is survived by his...

Carl Richard “Bo” Watson, 79

Carl Richard “Bo” Watson, 79, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehab Center in Henderson. Memorial services were be conducted Saturday, Aug. 3 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Chapel, Franklinton, by the Rev. Spencer Strickland and Robert Dale Pendleton. Watson is...

Linda Eakes Glover, 58

Linda Eakes Glover, 58, of Youngsville, passed away Monday, August 5, 2013 at Duke Raleigh Hospital.  She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Henry Eakes and Sara Harris Eakes. Linda worked in the purchasing department for Corning Glass/AVX for 37 years and most...

How to spot and avoid scammers

by N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper RALEIGH — A recent roundup of home repair scammers who targeted seniors is good news for everyone — except the scammers. After defrauding victims in the Triangle area out of more than $300,000, 10 people will appear before a court to answer for...