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NOTICE OF BOND REFERENDUM in the TOWN OF WAKE FOREST, NORTH CAROLINA

A bond referendum will be held in the Town of Wake Forest, North Carolina on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 regarding the approval of the following: 1. Not to exceed $6,300,000 STREET AND SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT BONDS of said Town. The proceeds of said street and sidewalk improvement...

Heavy Storms and Inflow of Stormwater into Sewer System Cause Wastewater Bypasses

Youngsville, July 16, 2014: Franklin County Public Utilities experienced bypasses of untreated wastewater from pump stations located on South Nassau Sf, Park Avenue, and Railroad Street in Youngsville on Tuesday , July 15,2014. The spills occurred after receiving rainfall in...
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Harris Teeter grilled chicken strips recalled

WASHINGTON — B. Roberts Foods, a Charlotte, N.C., establishment, is recalling approximately 202 pounds of individual serving grilled chicken entrées due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

At the following locations: 10:00 AM, 2845 U.S. Hwy One, Franklinton, NC 27525 Unit D102 Memorie Wilkerson Unit C093 Johnny Mitchell Unit B042 Georgette Wilson Unit D126 Jamie Pierce 10:30 AM, 20 Gatekeeper Drive, Youngsville, N.C. 27596 Unit B222 Frank Chicarielli Unit D441...

Sam’s Club approved

Some question whether development is turning Wake Forest into ‘Anywhere USA’. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town Commissioner Zachary Donahue tried to stop another big box store from going into the town’s Capital Boulevard business district, but none of his fellow commissioners...
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Community garden unites people

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with the Cooperative Extension and United Way for the third annual Community Garden project, dedicated July 10. Produce will be donated to 23 food programs and pantries in the county. “We want to be able to take all the experience in...

Man shot, killed in home invasion

Wake DA says charges against Calvin Ray unlikely. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A mobile home resident was shot and killed Saturday after kicking open a door to his landlord’s home and rushing inside. Calvin Ray, 89, leveled a sawed-off shotgun and fired once, striking Jeffrey...
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Cross Street repairs to begin

Youngsville tackles drainage issue, catches grief on Woodlief Supply Co. cleanup. By Clellie Allen YOUNGSVILLE — Commis-sioners have decided to dip into the contingency fund to pay for needed drainage work near town hall and the ditches along Cross Street to alleviate flooding...

Despite shooting, PreddyFest to go on

FRANKLINTON — Rod-ney Preddy, longtime Franklin-ton resident and promoter of the successful summer bluegrass festival, lost an eye shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday when he was struck by what is being called a stray bullet in Oxford. But that’s not going to stop PreddyFest from taking...