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Wakefield boasts deep tennis squad for 2014

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Corresponden WAKEFIELD — When outlining their vision for the 2014 tennis season, Wakefield High School coach Ken Stewart summed it up best, noting that hard work, team chemistry and a love for the game itself would be key ingredients to a successful...
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Patriot netters look to make playoffs

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — With a strong crop of seasoned returnees and a freshman who is expected to contribute right away, Franklin Academy tennis coach Greg Duffy is talking state playoffs. “I think we can build a record that will get us into the...

Stay safe online

WAKE FOREST — CenturyLink, Inc. is dedicated to protecting its customers’ Internet experience and, timed with National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) March 2-8, provides a list of recommended security tips to promote safe Internet use. “The Internet has expanded the capabilities...
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Local golfers prepared for 2014 season

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The high school golf season is the shortest of any sport but it’s a mad dash, leading up to the regional and state tournaments in hopes of shooting the lowest scores of the season. Wake Forest, Heritage and Wakefield were set...
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Local wrestling goes national

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The National United Wrestling Association for Youths held its annual championship at Wake Forest High School Saturday. With wrestlers from across the state competing, this was a chance for kids younger than six to 18. Local wrestlers from...
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Huskies victorious in first home game

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Heritage High hosted their first home game of the season this Wednesday against Athens Drive. The Huskies boast an experienced team this year, with many players returning for their fourth year. This was shown as they beat Athens Drive...
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Leelan A. Woodlief, 87

Leelan Alvin Woodlief, 87, of Youngsville, was born Sept. 6, 1926, and entered heaven March 1, 2014. He was born in Franklin County, the son of late Addie Finch Woodlief and Benjamin Franklin Woodlief. On Oct. 21, 1950, he married the love of his life, Ellen Watkins Woodlief....

William Charles Riley, 76

William Charles “Billy” Riley, 76, of Louisburg, passed away, Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Hillside Nursing Center. He was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Halifax County, the son of the late Bruce M. Riley and Lucille Pendelton Riley. William lived most of his life in Louisburg with his...

Pernell Hartsfield, 74

Pernell Hartsfield, 74, of Louisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. He is survived by three daughters, Tiffany McKnight, of Raleigh; Tina Williams (Adam), of Wake Forest; and Gina Daniels, of Camden N.J.; and one son, Gregory McKnight, of Louisburg. Also surviving are eight...