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Come to a garden party

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Garden Club hosts its annual Mad Hatters’ Garden Party Saturday at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St. The public is invited to stroll the grounds and browse through pottery, paintings, jewelry, candles, fabric art and more, all...
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Habitat Build-a-Thon comes to town

WAKE FOREST — More than 150 AmeriCorps members from across the United States will gather to participate in Habitat for Humanity International’s annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon May 19-23. Hosted by Habitat Wake, work at the Build-a-Thon will include finishing two homes, building...

Cow Patty Bingo is Saturday

ROLESVILLE — The Rolesville Athletic Club fundraiser Cow Patty Bingo debuts Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Rolesville High School. The event is free and features food, games, bands, booths, raffles and other family-oriented activities. Cow Patty bingo spaces will be sold for $5,...
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Patriot golfers finish sixth at regional match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CLINTON — Franklin Academy sophomore Grant Lewis shot an 84 in Monday’s 1A Mideast Regional match to secure a spot in next week’s 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association state tournament. However Lewis was the only Patriot to post...

Talk about coal ash Tuesday

LOUISBURG — Should Duke Power customers foot the bill for moving coal ash ponds to lined landfills? Should the coal ash ponds be moved at all? Should North Carolina enact stricter laws to regulate coal ash ponds or do regulators just need to enforce what is already on the books?...
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Wakefield evens the score

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — In an upset win, Wakefield’s softball team proved too much for the weakened Heritage to handle Tuesday night. The rematch was important for both teams’ chances in the playoffs and as such they played with equal fire. “I knew their...
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Patriots tennis loses in second round

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent TARBORO- The Franklin Academy tennis team’s quest for a deep run in the 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association dual team championship came to an end Tuesday. The Patriots, which earned a berth as a wild card, lost 4-5 to Tarboro,...
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Wake Forest Lacrosse celebrates first senior night

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The inaugural year for the Wake Forest lacrosse team has been rough, but rewarding. Holding their first of many senior nights, coach Laura Pierrie had the pleasure of honoring her seven seniors on Friday. The seniors this year were Skyler...

Patriot girls fall short in rivalry game

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent CARY — The Franklin Academy girls soccer team places a great deal of emphasis on their games against conference opponent Raleigh Charter, believing a win over them can change the course of the their season. But in their latest meeting Monday...