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Clint Black tickets on sale

LOUISBURG — Country music performer Clint Black is appearing in a benefit concert Sept. 23 at 7:30 at the Louisburg College Jones Performing Arts Center, sponsored by Friends of the Cancer Center. Net proceeds from the concert will help pay for mammograms for women at risk who...

Stormwater rules comment sought

RALEIGH — State officials will host a public hearing Aug. 20 on proposed changes to state stormwater management rules. The hearing starts at 2 p.m. in the ground floor hearing room of the Archdale Building, 512 North Salisbury St., Raleigh. Registration for speakers begins at...

Michael Holop Jr., 79

Michael Holop Jr., 79, of Wake Forest, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Slovakia to the late Michael Holop Sr. and Elizabeth Scilacgy Holop. Mr. Holop is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lillian Rezas Holop; children,...

Vaughn P. Adams III

Vaughn P. Adams III, of Wake Forest, passed away quietly Aug. 1, 2014. He is survived by his parents, Vaughn Adams Jr. (Polly), of Tempe, Ariz., and Lucy Adams, of Kauai, Hawaii; two brothers, four step-brothers, two sisters, four nieces and three nephews. Private services were...

Floyd Thomas Heath, 68

Floyd Thomas “Tom” Heath, 68, of Raleigh, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Wake Medical Center. He was born in Wilson County, the son of the late Floyd Heath and Dorothy Page Heath. Tom was retired from UPS’ feeder department, with many years of dedicated service and...

Donald G. Gibbons Jr., 54

Donald Gregory Gibbons Jr., 54, of Wake Forest, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Astoria, N.Y. and was a senior mechanical engineer with Schneider Electric for the past 16 years. Mr. Gibbons is survived by his wife of 31 years, Eileen Keane Gibbons;...

Johnny Macon Pleasants, 57

Johnny Macon Pleasants, 57, of Franklinton, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. During Johnny’s life he was able to mentor youth through the Back on Track Program. He took great pride in being able to use his life and his experiences to help others. Mr. Pleasants is survived by his...

Rev. Gene J. Mangum, 69

The Rev. Gene Julian Mangum, 69, of Wake Forest, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Universal Healthcare in Raleigh. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Sam Mangum and Esther Murray Mangum, and was a retired operations manager with the city of Raleigh Water...

Robert H. Rice, 88

Robert Harper Rice, 88, of Youngsville, died Aug. 12, 2014, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. He was born in Edgecombe County, the son of the late Charlie Rice and Myrtle Perry Rice. Mr. Rice is survived by his sons, Phillip L. Rice, of Wake Forest; David Rice and wife, Alice,...