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Celebrate quilts

LOUISBURG — Franklin County Art Council, along with Person Place, is hosting a Quilt Trail Spring Celebration April 12-13 at Person Place, 605 N. Main St., Louisburg. The event runs from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, and it teaches the history and cultural...

Youngsville High reunion plans come together

YOUNGSVILLE — Plans are being finalized for Youngsville’s High School Reunion picnic May 3. The Museum Committee is predicting 200 by the second week of April. Alumni are asked to please respond by the first week of April if possible as the memory book has to be compiled and...

Susan Frances Kelly Robinson, 92

Susan Frances Kelly Robinson, 92, of Wake Forest, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014. She was born April 21, 1921 to the late Eddie and Virgie Jones Kelly, of Freeman, Va. She is survived by two daughters, Frances-Bonnie Campbell and husband, Bill, of the home; and Florine...

Brannon wins county GOP straw poll

RALEIGH — The Wake County Republican Party held its county convention Monday at the Kerr Scott Building at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. An estimated 600 people attended. A straw poll was held for six elections to be held in the May 6 primary with Greg Brannon winning the poll for...
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Finch talks the blues at DAR

WAKE FOREST — Dan Finch, owner and potter from Finch Pottery and Homes for Bluebirds in Bailey, spoke to the Wake Forest Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at its March gathering. He talked about the eastern bluebird’s eradication and resurgence over the last 40...

Obsession for garaging vehicles started with early bicycle days

Roving I don’t know what possesses me to always want a garage for my car (or cars) ever since I had my first car. It goes way back to even my bicycle days, when I wouldn’t ever leave my bike outside all night instead of in our garage. This was quite a contrast from some of my...

Chamber to host education summit April 8

WAKE FOREST — Dr. June Atkinson, the state superintendent of public schools, will be the keynote speaker for the April 8 Education Summit being hosted by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce from 8 a.m. until 10 at CenturyLink, 14111 Capital Blvd. The purpose of the Education...
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A cut of love

WAKE FOREST — Meagan Montgomery of Wake Forest cut off more than 12 inches of her hair for Locks of Love recently. The cut and subsequent styling of the new ‘do were handled by Hair Designs by Gail, 2700 East Wait Ave. Locks of Love (LOL) is a public nonprofit organization that...

Have fun at Youngsville Fire Family Day April 12

YOUNGSVILLE — Youngsville Fire Department Family Fun Day is April 12 starting at 11 a.m. at Hill Ridge Farm Convention Center on Tarboro Road. Families are invited to enjoy hot dogs, $8 chicken plates to eat in or take out and have lots of fun with the kids.