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Strawberry festival returns

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Farmers’ Market holds its annual Strawberry Festival and recipe competition Friday, May 9, at the Shannon Village Shopping Center. Recipe entries are due at 10:30 a.m., and judging starts at 10:45. Entrants of all ages are invited to pick up entry...
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Not enough hits; errors result in 12-1 Rams loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent BENSON — West Johnston scored 10 runs in the third and fourth innings to break open a tie game and went on to defeat visiting Rolesville High School 12-1 in a Greater Neuse River softball matchup. “We were playing good ball,” said Rams...
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Patriot golfers win conference

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — Winning their last five matches and finishing first in the North Central Athletic Conference, the Franklin Academy golf team has accomplished what no other golf team in the program’s history has achieved. The Patriots fulfilled...
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Wakefield tennis remains undefeated with first round win

By Becky Kimbrell Norris  Correspondent WAKEFIELD — Not unexpectedly, the Wakefield High School tennis team is already making a racket in the postseason and Tuesday was an indication. The Wolverines, the 2014 Cap 8 Conference champions, defeated visiting opponent South Central,...
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Wakefield claims soccer battle against Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell Norris  Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The battle of the crosstown Cap 8 conference soccer matchup ended in favor of the Wakefield girls Monday night. The Wolverines team posted a 3-0 victory against the home team Heritage Huskies, keeping their win streak alive at...

Franklin County sheriff’s reports – May 1, 2014

Arrests •Gary Earl Pitt, 45, 11877 W. U.S. 64 Alt., Spring Hope, was arrested at 130 W. Main St., Youngsville and charged with disorderly conduct, drunken and disruptive behavior, having an open container of alcohol. He was taken to jail and held on $1,000 bond. April 27, 1:30...

Franklinton police reports – May 1, 2014

Arrests •Warrants for aggravated assault with intent to kill, criminal damage to property and illegal discharge of weapons have been issued for the arrest of Devon Anthony Whaley, 22, 250 Pine Ridge Road, Louisburg. April 15, 7:17 p.m. According to police reports, Franklin County...