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And baby makes five

Five generations of the Keith family of Wake Forest gathered recently. Pictured from bottom left are Katelyn Falkner, holding her daughter and youngest member, Olivia, next to matriarch Katherine Keith. Standing from left are Wendy Green and Kay Bailey.

Food donations sought

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The United Way of Franklin County is collecting food through May 23 for its spring food drive. Donations of food and cash during the drive benefit the Feeding Franklin hunger project by stocking the shelves of 19 food pantries in the county. Items needed most...
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Peoples-Vick wed

WAKE FOREST — Courtney Blaire Peoples and Landon Joseph Vick were united in marriage March 8, 2014, at Woodland Baptist Church in Wake Forest. The Rev. Jimmy Scott, uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Janice Peoples and Shelton E. Peoples Jr.,...
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Cougars unable to find a break

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Baseball coaches everywhere talk about what a fickle game baseball is. Teams can be at the top of their game, and it still isn’t enough to overcome bad luck. The Wake Forest Cougars are a prime example of this. With wins against teams...
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Maye signs with Methodist

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy senior centerfielder Jordan Maye will play baseball at Methodist University next season. Maye took a huge step toward making his goal of playing the sport at the collegiate level come true when he decided on...
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Alex Smalley fires for third in regionals

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH— Shooting the best score of his high school career on a challenging course, Wake Forest senior Alex Smalley finished third overall in Tueday’s 4A Mideast Regional golf championship. Smalley fired a 71 at the Raleigh Country Club and...
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Tour the cemetery Saturday

WAKE FOREST — A free, self-guided walking tour is scheduled Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Cemetery at 400 N. White St. Sponsored by the Wake Forest Cemetery Advisory Board and the town of Wake Forest, the annual tour offers unique insight into the lives...

Democratic Women host local ladies night may 28

WAKE FOREST — The Democratic Women of Wake County are hosting a Ladies Night Out at Shucker’s Grill and Oyster Bar May 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Scheduled to attend are Willie Rowe, candidate for Wake County sheriff, and other local candidates and elected officials will be on hand to...

Centennial event May 31

BUNN — In 1914, the Smith-Lever Act established the cooperative extension service, a state-by-state national network of educators who extend university-based research and knowledge to the public. N.C. State University and A&T State University’s Cooperative Extension will...