Wake Electric sponsors scholarship, trip to D.C.

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric seeks applicants for a $1,000 scholarship for college, plus a free, all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the June 14-20 Rural Electric Youth Tour. Students who win the two available North Carolina Rural Electric Youth Tour spots, sponsored...

Free FAFSA day assistance

RALEIGH — On Feb. 22, college financial aid administrators and specialists will be available to help high school seniors and families complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms online. The programs, sponsored by College Foundation of North...
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Wakefield girls come up short against Broughton

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School girls basketball team gave Cap 8 Conference leader Broughton all it could handle in a tightly contested matchup Friday before losing 68-61. The Wolverines trailed by six points with three and a  half...
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Lackluster defense costs Wakefield boys

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School basketball coach Dexter Cooley did not like what he saw from the Wolverines on Friday in their 69-53 loss to visiting Cap 8 Conference opponent Broughton High School. As he reflected on the loss, he summed...
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Franklin Academy girls get 20th win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKEFIELD — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team reached one of their main goals with Friday’s 50-37 win against visiting North Central Athletic Conference member Kestrel Heights. They hit the 20-win plateau. “The girls were so excited...