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Wakefield wins singles, doubles state title

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis players Bo Boyden, Jensen Martin, Philippe Lauture, Andrew Belonga and Nico Grewe started Friday’s 4A Individual Tennis State Championship match by taking a small step toward making history. And they...
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Red Ram hits new heights

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School’s Charity Snelling is the new state champion in the high jump. Snelling took first place in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A state championship tournament Saturday with a leap of 5 feet 5 inches, setting a personal...

Town budget hearing Tuesday

WAKE FOREST — Town Manager Mark Williams presented the fiscal year 2014-15 budget to the Board of Commissioners for consideration May 6. The budget serves as the town’s financial and spending plan for the year and, once adopted, authorizes resources and establishes a direction...

Pesticide alternatives at market

WAKE FOREST — This Saturday’s Wake Forest Farmer’s Market features information by Toxic Free NC.  Toxic Free NC fights pesticide pollution in North Carolina by advocating for common-sense alternatives that protect residents’ health and environment. Shoppers also have the...

From shopping bags to diesel fuel

My household accumulates quite a number of plastic shopping bags. Most come home with me from the grocery store. I use them to line the little garbage pail that sits under the kitchen sink and the wastebasket that’s in the bathroom. I also have the joy of using them to pick up...