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Community yard sale

FRANKLINTON — Girl Scout Troop 983 is sponsoring a community yard, craft and vendor sale Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in downtown Franklinton. There were will be bounce houses for kids, the Fireman’s Day barbecue, entertainment, food and ‘treasures galore.’ For more information, call...

Park planners need input

RALEIGH — The N.C Division of Parks and Recreation invites the public to participate in a survey designed to assess the state’s outdoor recreation preferences, needs and priorities. The survey is one component of the 2014-18 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan. The...

Franklin academy doubles team falls in first round

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — Patrick Duffy and Jonathan Venable’s improbable run in the 1A Men’s Individual Tennis State Championships came to an end during Thursday’s first round when they were eliminated by a team from Bishop McGuinness. The Patriots doubles...

Tennis camp registration in full swing

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Area Tennis Association camps are scheduled June 23-27 and July 14-18 for youths age 9 to 14. The camps, directed by coach Moses Akor, meet from 9 a.m. to noon at Flaherty Park courts. Class size is limited to 16, and the cost is $85 per child or $70 for...
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Miracle League Spotlight Player of the Week

This week’s Miracle League of Franklin County spotlight player is Austin Schneller. He is the son of AJ and Courtney Schneller and is a 10th grader at Franklinton High School. He loves to write, play with his sister Jenna and watch the movies Cars and Shrek. 
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Firehawks join Triangle Premier League, seek support

WAKE FOREST — Fresh off a second-place finish at the recent Challenger Cup in Charleston, S.C., girls youth soccer team the Firehawks are joining the new Triangle Premier League as part of Wake Futbol Club’s (FC) Select Academy. The Firehawks consist of rising U12 girls, mostly...