[featslider]

off

Soil & Water Conservation District recognizes winners

LOUISBURG — Forty-one Franklin County students in grades 3-9 were recognized, some receiving cash awards, at the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District’s 18th Annual Awards presentation April 28 at Terrell Lane Middle School. The students submitted posters or essays,...
off

Seniors lead charge on recognition night

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy soccer team rolled to a 9-0 victory over non-conference opponent Louisburg High School on Friday, closing out their 2014 regular season. It was also senior recognition night and two of the four honored...

To honor their comrades

Members of Wake Forest Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8466 decorate the graves of fellow veterans at the Wake Forest Cemetery in preparation for last weekend’s cemetery tour. On Memorial Day all veterans’ graves in 15 cemeteries in the area will display the flags....

Strong copyright law supports journalism, informed communities

By Caroline Little Every day, city hall reporters at local newspapers distill hours of city council meetings into cogent stories that inform readers about how their elected officials are spending their tax dollars. Sports reporters document the successes of the high school team....

Centennial event May 31

BUNN — In 1914, the Smith-Lever Act established the cooperative extension service, a state-by-state national network of educators who extend university-based research and knowledge to the public. N.C. State University and A&T State University’s Cooperative Extension will...

Wakefield girls go double OT, advance in lacrosse playoffs

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WILMINGTON — A double overtime, a relentless defense and a winning goal by Wakefield’s Julie Anne Pretty gave the Wolverine women’s lacrosse team a playoff game it will never forget. Trailing 9-5 late in the second half, Wakefield, 17-2,...

Help shape Joyner Park’s future

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Recreation Advisory Board is hosting a series of meetings to solicit public input concerning the second phase of E. Carroll Joyner Park. Public meetings will be held this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wake Forest town hall, 301 S. Brooks St., and Tuesday,...

Honorees sought for Purple Heart banquet

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation is looking for military veterans who have received the Purple Heart award to be honored at its sixth annual banquet Aug. 9 at the Wake Forest Presbyterian Church. The foundation is requesting the public’s help in contacting...

Local teams qualify for state finals

APEX — The North Carolina track and field mideast regionals tournament was held this Saturday. Heritage, Wake Forest and Wakefield High Schools all participated with athletes in multiple events. Wakefield scored 95 total points to come in second in girls sports, and 32 in boys to...