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Wakefield shuts out Broughton

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — The Wakefield High School men’s tennis team swept past their biggest Cap 8 Conference rival on Monday, recording their first ever shutout against the ranked Caps. The Wolverines won all six singles and three doubles matches in...

Patriots are 2-0 in first games

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — In their opening games of the 2014 season, the Franklin Academy girls soccer team impressed, picking up a conference and a non-conference victory and holding their opponents to just one goal. The Patriots traveled to Louisburg...
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Huskies dominate three in a row

By David Allen Staff Writer  WAKE FOREST — The Heritage Huskies baseball team  has won three straight games in the past week. The team hosted Knightdale last Thursday amidst bad weather and low temperatures. However, the Huskies would not be stopped, and defeated the Knights 5-1....

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF ROLESVILLE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

The public will take notice that the Board of Commissioner of the Town of Rolesville will hold five public hearings starting at 7 pm. on March 18, 2014 at the Meeting Hall at 502 Southtown Circle. The public is encouraged to attend. The Town Board will hear public comments...

Joe Williams, 79

Joe “Unni” Williams, 79, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Williams, of the home; three daughters, Andrea, of Boston, Mass., Denise Thompson, of Newark, N.J., and Jackie Johnson, of Willingboro, N.J.; two sons, Stanley White, of...

Ronnie Wayne McGhee, 64

Ronnie Wayne McGhee, 64, of Wake Forest, died peacefully Sunday, March 9, 2014. He was born in Vance County, the son of the late Mozelle Stroud McGhee and Connie Lee McGhee. Ronnie was a loving husband, father and friend. He graduated from Aycock High School in Vance County, was...

Clay Jacob Maulden Jr., 70

Clay Jacob “Butch” Maulden, Jr., 70, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, March 8, 2014. He was born in Durham County and was the son of the late Pattie Elizabeth McBroom Maulden and Clay Jacob Maulden Sr. Butch was a graduate of Durham High School and of Lees-McRae College. He also...

Dr. Leon Whitfield Robertson

Dr. Leon Whitfield Robertson, physician, father, husband, civic leader, died Friday, March 7, 2014 Dr. Leon Whitfield Robertson was born in Rolesville, N.C., located in Wake County, on November 27, 1919, to George J. Robertson and Ollie Evangeline Jones. His father owned and...

Walter H. Sutton, 57

Walter H. Sutton, 57, of Louisburg, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014. He is survived by a son, Walter O’Brian Sutton, of Louisburg; three sisters, Susie Thomas, Martha Sutton and Beatrice Sutton; and three brothers, Richard Sutton, David L. Sutton and Robert O. Sutton, all of...