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Happy birthday, U.S. Army!

Wake Forest VFW Commander Dennis Mecum, left, is assisted by Border Restaurant owner Jerry Ammon as they cut the cake celebrating the 239th birthday of the U.S. Army and Flag Day. A spaghetti dinner was held Saturday at the restaurant with proceeds benefiting Wounded Warriors and...

Rolesville Business Expo Today

ROLESVILLE — One of the highlights of this year’s Rolesville Community-Business Expo will be its location — the newly opened Thales Academy. The expo which is today, (Thursday), 4-8 p.m. will be held in the auditorium of the new facility located at 1201 Granite Falls Blvd.,...

Three different dads in 10 years opened door for teasing

Roving Although I’m a few days late, I still have a few things to say about Father’s Day. My first dad was a great guy, but I was born at the wrong time for him to give me the attention I really needed. It was 1929 at the beginning of the Great Depression, and he passed away from...

Art tour scheduled

WAKE FOREST — The date has been set for the 19th annual Tour of Artists. Galleries in downtown Wake Forest and studios around town will be open Sept. 6 and 7, with artists in attendance to give demonstrations and talk about their work. Tour organizer Wake Forest Guild of Artists...

Soil & Water meeting today

LOUISBURG — The Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District board meeting will be held today (Thursday), June 19, at 9 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Soil & Water District office in the Franklin County Agricultural Services Center, 101 South Bickett Blvd., Suite...