Business Briefs – August 21, 2014

Thompson joins Traditions Cristi Thompson of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Builder...

Deadline for public input extended

RALEIGH — Officials with the state Mining and Energy Commission have extended to Sept. 30 the...

Golf all day for a cause

LOUISBURG — The United Way of Franklin County will host the Longest Day In Golf at The River...

Christmas parade applications available

WAKE FOREST — It’s just about time for school to start, which means it’s not too early to start...

Kicking for a cure

Charli French kicks with heart at the Innovative Martial Arts Academy Kick-A-Thon in Wake...

Music festival Sept. 20

CREEDMOOR — The 23rd annual Creedmoor Music Festival is slated for Sept. 20, complete with live...

Tar River festival Sept. 13

LOUISBURG — The 25th annual Tar River Festival takes place Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in...

Cycle-a-thon helps foster children

ROLESVILLE — Nonprofit organization Mercy for America’s Children will hold its second annual...

Celebrate the dog (and cat) days of summer

YOUNGSVILLE — A day of fun to benefit the Franklin County Humane Society takes place Saturday...

Blood donations urgently needed

DURHAM — The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet...

Local food roast Friday

LOUISBURG — Before there were food truck rodeos, there was the local food roast. The Farmer’s...

Wakefield Elementary could turn traditional

CARY — In an move that Wake County Public Schools staff say would make more efficient use of...

Adopt a kitty at PetSmart

WAKE FOREST — Purr Partners Feline Rescue of Youngsville is holding adoption events at PetSmart...

Grace Haven to hold flapjack fundraiser

WAKE FOREST — Grace haven Baptist Fellowship Church will host a flapjack fundraiser Saturday...

Gann completes training

WAKE FOREST — Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Gann graduated from basic military...

Eagle Scouts honored

From left, Patrick Watts, Ryan McLain, Sam McLain, Troy Despain and Casey Epps, of Troop No....

Teen to compete in state pageant

WAKE FOREST — Miss Wake Forest Teen USA 2015 Victoria Miller, 16, will compete for the North...

Newhouses celebrate 50th

WAKE FOREST — Neal and Elizabeth Newhouse of Wake Forest celebrated their 50th anniversary...

Art after dark

Painter Dan Nelson’s vibrant downtown Wake Forest street scene really comes to life when the...

Party like a firefighter

By Carol Taber RALEIGH — It would be completely understandable if you had to stop your car and...

Business After Hours – August 14, 2014

Fresenius wins award Fresenius Medical Care Eastern Wake facility, 670 Granite Vista Drive,...

FCAC photo winners

FRANKLINTON — The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Photo Guild’s annual photography show...

Volunteers needed for project

WAKE FOREST — The town is seeking volunteers to assist with a late summer stream project at...

Rose completes War College

WAKE FOREST — Col. Michelle M. Rose has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle...

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