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Steven Wayne King, 64

Steven Wayne King, 64, of Youngsville, died Friday, June 20, 2014. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Phyllis and Alec King, and was a truck driver with Covenant Trucking. Steven is survived by his sisters, Connie Gail King Trauco, of Atlanta, Ga.; Mary Lynne King...
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Ralph Donald Edwards, 88

Ralph Donald Edwards, 88, of Franklinton, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014. Ralph was born Sept. 2, 1925, in Marshville, N.C., to Katie and Roland Edwards. After serving in the Army Air Corps in WWII, he received a degree in agronomy from N.C. State University and worked in...

James P. Varney, 86

James Perry Varney, 86, of Wake Forest, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at WakeMed. He was born in West Virginia, the son of the late Emma and Leonard Varney. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy F. Varney; a daughter, Debbie Sue Varney; a half-son, James Perry Delaney, and...

Willie Henry Moore, 73

Willie Henry Moore, 73, of Franklinton, died Monday, June 23, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Lola J. Moore; daughter, Deborah Moore Silver, of Louisburg; sisters, Lois May Thomas and Gracie Lee Edgerton, both of Louisburg; brother, James Otis Moore, of East Orange, N.J.; along...
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Derek Thomas Icenhour, 16

Derek Thomas Icenhour, 16, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Westmoreland County, Pa. Derek attended Wakefield High School, was a member of Wake Forest Presbyterian youth group and was a life Scout with Wake Forest Boy Scout Troop 5....

Franklin Sheriff’s Office busts meth lab

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff’s made three arrests yesterday in connection with the discovery of a meth lab at 115 Orchard Hills Road, Louisburg,  near Youngsville, after serving a search warrant. The home owner, Barry Wilson, was charged with manufacture of...
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Police nab burglary suspects

WAKE FOREST — Police have arrested three local men believed to be responsible for a rash of residential break-ins in northern Wake Forest. Marvin Wyche, 17, 1634-B Burgundy Dr., Raleigh, has been charged with five counts of residential breaking and entering, five counts of...

Patsy Pearce Whitt, 79

Patsy Pearce Whitt, 79, of Raleigh, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at her home, in the arms of her husband with her family by her side. She was born July 20, 1934, in Wake County, the daughter of the late W. Worth and Burma Pearce. Mrs. Whitt was a member of North Raleigh...

Ian Christopher Richardson, 17

Ian Christopher Richardson, 17, of Youngsville, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, June 7, 2014. He is survived by his parents, Kevin Wade Pepperdene, of Youngsville, and Ila Mae Pepperdene, of Florida; sisters, Ila Lenore Richardson, of Florida, and Brittany Mae Pepperdene,...