School Briefs – June 10, 2014

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Wake Electric awards $22,000 in scholarships

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric has awarded 17 college scholarships totaling $22,000. The $2,000...

Register now for continuing education classes at VGCC

HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College is offering several continuing education classes...

Vanilla Ice opens State Fair lineup

RALEIGH — The 2014 N.C. State Fair Dorton Arena lineup will feature performances by country,...

O’Neals celebrate 50th

YOUNGSVILLE — Jack and Vicky O’Neal celebrated 50 years of marriage during an anniversary...

Franklin SPCA news

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Shelter cleanup day takes place from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the...

Portion of greenway closed July 16

WAKE FOREST — A section of the Smith Creek Greenway, from Burlington Mills Road to the Neuse...

Fire Pit to host feline fundraiser

WAKE FOREST — A fundraiser benefiting Purr Partners Feline Rescue is scheduled July 22 from 11...

Learn about storms, senses and scams at senior workshops

FRANKLINTON — The N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering free classes at the Franklinton Senior...

FHS announces class reunion

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School class of 1984 is hosting a reunion for FHS 1980-89...

Landscaping contract scrapped

By David Allen LOUISBURG — county commissioners decided to reject the only two bids for the...

Keep cool at the museum in July

RALEIGH — There’s fun to be had for all ages at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St. in...

Big box store advances

Resident’s objections to Sam’s Club overruled for ‘lack of evidence.’ By David Leone WAKE...

Tower up in smoke?

Wake Forest High junior Ashley Bisby captured this array of workmen working to remove the...

People want more from Joyner Park

Picnic tables, disc golf desired; baseball fields, not so much. By David Leone WAKE FOREST —...

A hometown role model

By David Allen WAKE FOREST — First impressions are important, and Joel Schmidt strikes you...

Public workshop on gas pipelines July 8

YOUNGSVILLE — PSNC will hold an informal community workshop July 8, 4-8 p.m. at Hill Ridge...

A day for lily blooms

Wake Forest’s Bobby Baxter, below, shows off a field full of daylillies and other flowers he...

Independence Day closures

All Wake and Franklin municipal and county offices, including libraries, will be closed...

Garden dedication July 10

LOUISBURG — After three years searching for the right location and a volunteer base, The United...

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

Friday, July 4, should be about more than cookouts and fireworks. The historic date marks a...

Library offers storytimes

Bring little ones to the Wake Forest Com-munity Library, 400 E. Holding Ave., for storytime...

GOP clubs host picnic July 12

WAKE COUNTY — Area Republican clubs are sponsoring a Red, White and BBQ picnic Saturday, July...

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