Texans are flag football champs

The i9 Texans were named the i9 Sports Winter Major Division champions for flag football in March, in the 9-11 year-old league. Playing for the i9 Texans are, from back left, Mitchell Hewlett, Chase Warner, Alex Caywood, coach Morgan Caywood, James White, Zack Martin, Devin...

How I lost 70 pounds

After losing 70 unwanted, unhealthy pounds from my 5-foot 8-inch female frame, most days, at least once, someone will ask me, “How did you do it?” Repetition has created a pretty quick and concise response. It still amazes me that these folks look to me as an expert because I’ve...

United Blue girls repeat win

For the second season in a row, the U13 Wake Forest United Blue Girls team finished with a 7-0-1 record and again finished in first place in the top CASL U13 challenge division.  Also for the second season in a row, the team led the league with 25 goals scored while only...

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...

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.,...

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...

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...

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...