Budget with tax cuts presented

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Town Manager Tammy Ray officially presented the budget to commissioners Tuesday night during a specially called board meeting. Franklinton staff have been working on the 2013-14 fiscal year plan for months and met with the town board for further...
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Unsound structure

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The former church at 320 E. Spring St., Wake Forest, recently collapsed. Built in 1948, the structure once housed the  United Presbyterian congregation and for a few years, the Apostolic Church of Deliverance met there. In 2007, W.E.B. DuBois...
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Boys & Girls Club camp to continue

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Summer may have been saved after all for youth at the Boys & Girls Club’s Franklin County Unit thanks to some last-minute help by the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council. The N.C. Division of Juvenile Justice allocates funding to county Juvenile...
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Car show benefits Wake County Hospice, June 15

Family-friendly event showcases Model T assembly demo and plenty of antique cars WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation (DRC) hosts a classic and antique car show to benefit Hospice of Wake County and local Wake Forest charities Saturday, June 15, 9...
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Hope pours down

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — A tumultuous cloudburst emptied the heavens onto Wake Forest May 18, but it didn’t dampen the spirits at the Habitat for Humanity picnic at the Hope House in the East End. In fact, it brought people together, black and white, children and...