Wakefield wins $25,000 grant

  WAKEFIELD — Tripp Crayton, Principal of Wakefield High School, says it every day on the announcements, and Wakefield students have gotten used to hearing it now: It’s all about the W!  When you think about what that statement might mean, State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive...

School Briefs for 12-5

  Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233.   Welcome reception There will be a reception to welcome incoming new superintendent of Franklin County Schools Dec. 9, 4-5:30 p.m. in the Louisburg College Auditorium.   -Elementary...

Triangle Tarheels holds tryouts Dec. 8

WAKE FOREST — The Triangle Tarheels are holding tryouts Dec. 8 at the Wake Forest Boys and Girls Club, 325 S. Wingate St. Fifth and sixth grade girls will try out 2-4 p.m. Third and fourth grade boys will try out 4-6 p.m. Fifth and sixth grade boys will try out 6-8 p.m. For more...
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Franklin Academy Boys escape with narrow win Win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— Franklin Academy junior Brandon Hanson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four steals and made two key free throws in the closing seconds as the Franklin Academy boys basketball team escaped with a 53-50 win Monday night against...
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Heritage wrestlers top Rolesville 59-18

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School wrestlers recorded early pins and came away with a 59-18 victory over visiting Rolesville in a match November 26. The Huskies got off to a fast start, pinning five of their first seven opponents. “I’m really happy...