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Feeding Franklin grows produce pantry

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — During Monday’s United Way Feeding Franklin food distribution, pantry representatives were thrilled at an addition to their bags. Next to their jars of peanut butter and jelly and canned vegetables was fresh produce and vouchers for more in the...

Top comic appears Saturday

Free performance features adventure stories, acting and jokes, of course by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A veritable all-star lineup of artists awaits the public this weekend during the Neck of the Woods performance series. Actors, an adventurer and a professional comedian appear on...

Police and Sheriff reports — week of June 6, 2013

Wake Forest Police Arrests •John Caleb Saleeby, 23, 1616 White Level Road, Louisburg, was charged with misdemeanor carrying a concealed gun and Alvein Antwon Alston, 25, 101 Gowans Brodie Road, Louisburg, was charged with simple possession of marijuana. Both were were cited for...
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A dose of Big Medicine

Above: Joe Newberry on banjo and LaNelle Davis, upright bass, get into the music. (Photos by David Leone) by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Big Medicine brought bluegrass enthusiasts out of the woodwork and into E. Carroll Joyner Park on a beautiful Sunday. The concert was...
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Wildlife Resources Commission looking for safe harbors

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently launched two webpages dedicated to the Safe Harbor Program and red-cockaded woodpeckers, also known as RCWs. The Safe Harbor Program web page, ncwildlife.org/rcwsafeharbor, provides an overview and outlines the benefits of...