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Being normal is overrated

by Gordon Coleman This week I want to show some love for Xbox 360 fans by finding a game that I feel has been overlooked in the past couple of years. This hidden gem is called Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, which is an Xbox 360 exclusive title. Nuts & Bolts is th...

Turkey hunting season opens Saturday

RALEIGH — The statewide spring season for wild turkeys — male and bearded turkeys only — opens Saturday, with a one-week youth season through April 11. The season for all hunters opens April 12 and continues through May 10. During youth season, only youths younger than 16 are...
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Want to build a spaceship?

by David Allen When gaming I’ve found that it’s really great to have a good group of friends, whether I know them in real life, or met them in-game. It makes your gaming experience all the more enjoyable, and sometimes they show you games you hadn’t been aware...
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Royal Knights bring home tournament win

LOUISBURG — Three teams from the Franklin County-based Royal Knights Basketball Club competed in the Bull City Invasion tournament hosted by Unique Skills Sports, with the 8th Grade team winning their invasion with a 3-0 sweep. Both the 4th grade and 6th grade teams finished in...

Concert a cure for the winter blahs

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Singers present a musical celebration of Seasons, Sunday at 3 p.m. at Franklin Academy Middle School, 1127 Chalks Road. Under the direction of Ginger Graves and accompanied by pianist Mike Olson, arrangements include Bridge over Troubled Waters, Try...
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New 4-H group gathers

By Juliet McDonald WAKE FOREST — Organizers had to bring in more chairs to accommodate the number of potential members and their parents for the start up of a new chapter of 4-H specifically for companion pets at the Wake County Northern Regional Center Tuesday. The leader, Renee...

Grantseekers invited to workshops

WAKE COUNTY — Free grant-seeker’s workshops to assist nonprofits in submitting applications for funding are being held in both Wake and Franklin Counties. The Franklin County workshop is April 9, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Louisburg College, in the library computer lab, 501 N. Main...
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Honors choir hits all the right notes

The Heritage Elementary honors choir, under the direction of Barina Bailey, performed in the Raleigh Fine Arts Choral Celebration March 19 at Meymandi Hall. Along with Path to the Moon in unison and Walk in Jerusalem in three parts, they performed several other numbers with the...
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Gerber’s goals lifts Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — In what was a fast and physical battle between two local high school soccer teams, it was Heritage that came away with a 2-1 non-conference victory over visiting Franklin Academy last Thursday. With the match tied 1-1 halfway...