Patriots place first in golf match

RALEIGH — Franklin Academy put on a strong showing in Monday’s North Central Athletic Conference golf match to capture their first team victory in the program’s history. The Patriots were led by Grant Lewis, who shot a 41 on nine holes at the Wildwood Country Club in Raleigh. His...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Strong reasons to oppose Common Core

by Bob Luebke On June 2, 2010, the North Carolina State Board of Education adopted Common Core Standards. The standards emerged out of a national discussion over the decline in the value of a high school diploma and growing concern over America’s poor performance on international...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Local government – March 27, 2014

Stay involved with local government •Franklin Co. Board of Commissioners meets the first and third Monday of each month, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Admin. Building, 113 Market St., Louisburg. •Franklin Co. Planning Board meets the second Tuesday, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Administration...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Chastain needed

To the editor:   I wanted to write and tell the citizens of Franklin County the experience I had with the Clerk of Courts Office. I first had the opportunity to work with the office when my sister was in a crisis situation. I was not treated professionally, nor legally in my...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Area schools receive high marks

Franklinton tied for first and Franklin Academy third in conference cup standings. CHAPEL HILL — Wells Fargo, along with the N.C. High School Athletic Association, announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2013-14 winter season. The...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014