Pickleball clinics scheduled

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with the Wake Forest Pickleball Association to sponsor adult pickleball clinics Tuesday evenings in October. The clinics will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Flaherty Park...

Town’s water and sewer rates discussed

By Todd Allen FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton town board held a workshop Tuesday night to discuss options for reducing the town’s water and sewer rates. Commissioners had asked the town manager to present a budget with water and sewer rates rolled back to what they were before the...

Couple awarded for rehab effort

WAKE FOREST — When Capital Area Preservation (CAP) hands out its annual Anthemion Awards, they usually go to a person or persons who have poured their heart and soul into restoring a historic house or building. Topping this year’s list of award winners were husband-wife team Pat...

Run, dog walk Oct. 18

WAKE FOREST — The Franklin County Humane Society will host a 5K run and dog walk Oct. 18 at 10 a.m., beginning at the Wake Forest College Birthplace. Profits from the event will benefit  the humane society’s  goal to build an animal shelter where area pets can find safe refuge...

Men of uncommon valor

Soldiers recall experiences as museum exhibit draws to a close. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Elrie Walton was stranded on Pork Chop Hill, with all of his comrades wounded or dead. There was only one way to survive the night until reinforcements arrived — creative deception. So he...