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Wakefield tennis players advance to semis

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Wakefield High School tennis players Bo Boyden and Blake Carter won both of their Cap 8 Conference tournament matches, advancing in tomorrow’s (Wednesday) singles semifinals at Raleigh’s Millbrook Exchange Park. The scores,...
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Lady Patriots win 7th straight game

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Seeking its seventh consecutive victory, the Franklin Academy softball team soundly defeated North Central Athletic Conference opponent East Wake Academy by a score of 25-3 Tuesday afternoon. The visitors got on the scoreboard...
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Patriots outlast East Wake Academy for win

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Senior Jordan Maye pitched nine complete innings and gave up three runs with 11 strikeouts for Franklin Academy en route to a 4-3 win over East Wake Academy Tuesday. The Patriots took a 3-0 lead over their North Central...
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Cougars put Capitals on ice

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Sporting a 9-1 record after their 10-1 win against Broughton Wednesday, the Wake Forest Lady Cougars continue to dominate the softball field. “I was very pleased with the way that the girls played,” said Wake Forest coach Sam Hershey. “We...
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Heritage golfers aim at 4th place

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Christian Todd fired a 35 to lead the Heritage High School golf team to a fourth place finish in Tuesday’s Cap 8 Conference match played at North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh. The Huskies shot a...

Jane a brilliant navigator

We made a new best friend while we were in England. Her name was Jane, and she was the navigation system that lived in the rental car. She led us on motorways, across roundabouts, down country lanes and narrow byways, into parking lots, to restaurants and gardens, through...

Choice program deserves defense

Liberal activists may fume, and left-wing editorialists may grind their teeth, but legislative leaders are going to defend their 2013 opportunity scholarship bill against lawsuits by the teacher union and other special interests. Senate leader Phil Berger, House Speaker Thom...

Taxpayer continues opposition to Jenkins Road fire station

To the editor:   I am writing to you as a taxpaying property owner in the town of Wake Forest. My property, which I purchased nearly 14 years ago in June of 2000, is located at 977 West Durness Court. As a taxpayer for my property in Wake Forest, I must register my...