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Musical brings N.C. talent home from N.Y.

Wake Forest-Rolesville grad living actor’s dream in Big Apple by David Leone NEW YORK, N.Y. — What do three women with ukuleles and a broad sense of humor have to do with Wake Forest? A lot, actually. Caitlin Davis, a 2006 Wake Forest-Rolesville and 2011 UNC-Greensboro graduate...

Griffin named volunteer of the year

WAKE FOREST — Carolyn Cort Griffin is the recipient of the town of Wake Forest’s 2013 Michealle Bozman-Barton Guest Services Volunteer of the Year award. Office Assistant Jannie Chaffin made the announcement April 25 during the town’s third annual guest services volunteer...
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Hispanics targeted by fraudsters — On Patrol, May 30, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey SPRING HOPE — Residents in Franklin County are warned to be careful of fake police officers attempting to get money fraudulently targeting Hispanic families. May 23, at 11:10 a.m., a Banes Road resident reported multiple people came to her home — one was...
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World Boxing recognizes Franklinton

Boxing trainer Snowell, community honored before June 11 camp start by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — The community has received international attention thanks to a group of concerned residents who had a dream and an initiative to help youths have a constructive place to go...

Business briefs — Week of May 30, 2013

Dunk a county commissioner in Louisburg Union Bank of Louisburg hosts a customer appreciation day Friday, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Hot dogs, drinks, desserts and games will be served. Additionally, Franklin County Commissioner Don Lancaster will will be the “dunkee” in a dunking booth...