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Heritage Middle makes best ever placement in science olympiad

WAKE FOREST — Heritage Middle School Science Olympiad team participated in the Feb. 8 regional competition and came away with their best placement ever — seventh out of 30 teams. The following students took home awards: •First place JV Bottle Rockets, Brennan McLaughlin and...

Wake Forest police reports – Feb. 27, 2014

Arrests •Fredrick Lamonte Gill, 21, was arrested at 602 E. Pine Ave., on an order for arrest. He was taken to the Wake County jail and held on a $1,000 bond. Officer N.S. Dillard, Feb. 23, 8:45 p.m. •Daniel John Rosenberg, 23, 10039 Seawell Dr., was arrested at Capital Boulevard...

Franklin County sheriff’s reports – Feb. 27, 2014

Arrests •Michael Nieves, 24, 964 Hicks Road, Franklinton, was arrested at home and charged with aggravated assault. He was taken to the Franklin County jail and held on a $5,000 bond. Deputy I. Jones, Feb. 24, 2:03 a.m. •Christopher Alan Klein, 32, 243 Tillamook Drive, Wake...

Wake crime – Feb. 27, 2014

Reported Feb. 8-11. All arrests made by law enforcement personnel in Wake County. Falls •Larceny was reported at a nursing home on the 1100 block of Falls River Avenue, Raleigh, in Falls. Feb. 11, midnight. Franklinton •Delois Faye Ellis, 48, 142 Pocomoke Road, Franklinton, was...

Rolesville police reports – FEB. 27, 2014

Arrests •Brittiny Simone Thomas, 20, 3721 Burlington Mills Road, Wake Forest, was arrested at 603 S. Main St. and charged with failure to appear on misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana. Officer S. McKimmey, Feb. 22, 5:20 p.m. •Dagoberto Alejo Gonzalez, 38, 145 Kings...
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Lady Cougars end season strong

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST – Wake Forest Lady Cougars held their last two games of the regular season last week. Wednesday’s game against Wakefield was a rivalry rematch that the Cougars were able to take the lead early on and hold on to it for the win, 40-38. “We...

Patriot girls end season in first round playoff loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST— The Franklin Academy girls basketball team ended its season Monday in a loss to KIPP Pride High School 29-27 in the first round of the 1A NCHSAA state playoffs. The Panthers, a 14th seed, from Gaston headed into the game with a...
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Patriot girls take conference title

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent DURHAM — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team capped its 23-3 season by winning the North Central Athletic Conference tournament Friday. The Patriots beat River Mill 46-43 in the final game after a 61-24 victory against Kestrel Heights...
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Wolverines’ offense sluggish in playoff loss

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School girls basketball team fell behind early and could never catch up to Millbrook and lost 67-41 in Monday’s first round of the NCHSAA 4A state playoffs. A slow start and abundance of turnovers and missed...