Franklinton police reports 1-23

Arrests •Rufino Ensiso Gonzalez, 35, 20 Wade Moore Drive, Louisburg, was arrested at Winston Street at Chicken Farm Road by Officer B. Manson and charged with driving while impaired. Manson performed a traffic stop after Gonzalez drove on the wrong side of the road on Winston...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Wake crime 1-23

Reported Jan. 5-17. All arrests made by law enforcement personnel in Wake County. Falls •Fraud was reported at a restaurant on the 1100 block of Falls River Avenue, Raleigh, in Falls. Jan. 15, 3:49 p.m. •Akin Anane Sotunde Young, 22, 12708 Lindley Drive, Raleigh, was arrested by...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Franklin County Schools ready for kindergarten registration

Franklin County Schools is gearing up for kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year. Here is a list of registration dates and times for each elementary school: Bunn Elementary, March 26, 1:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Edward Best Elementary, April 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Franklinton...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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Franklinton High student competes in oratory

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School sophomore Karla Rebollar, pictured above with Oratorical Chairman Neil Weintraub, will represent American Legion Post 52 in the District 5 Oratorical Contest Saturday. The contest is sponsored annually by the American Legion in which high...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Open Auditions for Godspell Jan. 25-26

LOUISBURG — Louisburg College has scheduled open auditions for the musical sensation Godspell this Saturday, Jan. 25, and Sunday, Jan. 26, in the Norris Theatre. Auditions will begin at 2 p.m. both days. Conceived and originally directed by John Michael Tebelak, with music and...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Wake schools superintendent to hear from public

Cary — Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) Superintendent James Merrill is inviting WCPSS employees, parents, and the public to share their thoughts, concerns, and priorities for WCPSS in a series of community input events entitled Superintendent’s Direct Line. The first...
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Heritage fourth grader wins spelling bee

WAKE FOREST — Heritage Elementary School held their annual spelling bee Jan. 13, with fourth grader Brandon Major out-spelling all the others and winning with the word, ventriloquy. Prior to the great spell-off, each classroom held a spelling bee to be able to advance one speller...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Youth basketball scholarships offered

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric and North Carolina’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives are partnering with North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to offer educational and athletic opportunities for rising sixth- through eighth -graders this...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Wakefield track team prepares for states

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wakefield High School freshman Lauren Monroe and sophomore Brittany Ollivierre qualified for the 4A state indoor track and field championships during Saturday’s Cardinal Gibbons Wake County Polar Bear track and field meet. Monroe...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014