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Youngsville High reunion planned in May

YOUNGSVILLE — Youngsville High School plans a reunion for all alumni through 1978 when the school closed. The event is set for the Youngsville Museum of History the first weekend in May. The weekend kicks off with a basketball game at the old Youngsville High School gym Friday,...

Koinonia auction fundraiser Feb. 8

WAKE FOREST — For town residents who like to bag a bargain and help a neighbor at the same time, Feb. 8 is the date to mark, as the annual Koinonia Cares Charity Auction takes place at The Forks Cafeteria, 339 South Brooks St. With $30 paid admission at the door, attendees will...
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Quick greens, sprouts for the winter blues

By Charlotte Glen Has the up and down, warm to cold weather wreaked havoc on your vegetable garden? Looking for a fast way to add fresh greens to your diet? Give microgreens or sprouts a try. Though tiny, these baby plants are packed with nutrients and can be ready to harvest in...

Are you at risk from the Sitting Disease?

by Mary Anne Janik-Hooker Kaiser Permanente recently reported results for a study conducted on the ill effects of sitting for more than six hours in a day.  Long story as short as I can make it … It’s killing us Chiks! For those of us who set out with rigor to meet our 2014...
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Schwall-McGinnis to wed

FRANKLINTON — Sonny and Tracy Schwall of Franklinton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kadeelyn Schwall, to Jacob Andrew McGinnis. The groom-elect is the son of David and Christine McGinnis of Louisburg. The couple is planning a May 31, 2014 wedding at Virginia Dare...
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Free games on the fly.

Today’s options on how we can play games for free has always been limited for console gamers. We can borrow our friend’s games and… That’s all. There is currently another option, for a limited time of course. The online company GameFly has been in business for quite some...
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Miano-Hoer wed

WAKE FOREST — Marissa Elizabeth Miano and Daniel Ryan Hoer exchanged vows Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill. Father James Labosky officiated. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Lorraine Miano of Wake Forest. She is the granddaughter...

Wake to provide home radon tests

WAKE COUNTY — January marks National Radon Action month and Wake County encourages residents to test their homes for radon. To help residents, the N.C. Radon Program is providing 200 free test kits for the county to distribute. A limited number of free test kits are available at...