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Young leaders make an impact

To the editor: Primary elections done, can-didates are aligned for a most important general election. Voters should obligate themselves to be as informed as possible on their choices for office. I find it important to seek inspiration from younger leaders. They are our future....

Franklin County sheriff’s reports – July 24, 2014

Reported through July 20 Arrests •Santiago Gilberto Carrillo Jr., 21, 3215 Calumet Dr. Apt. H, Raleigh, was arrested at 106 Jared Way, Louisburg, and charged with felony larceny. He was taken to jail and held on $15,000 bond. July 16, 6:51 p.m. •Scott Gregory Harrah, 29, 45...

Wake crime – July 24, 2014

Falls •Esteban Bolanos Nava, 40, 1312 Steinbeck Drive, Raleigh, was arrested by Raleigh Police Officer A.A. Lagana at 10000 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, in Falls and charged with driving while impaired. July 17, 3:50 p.m. •Jeffery Karl Legree, 28, 2612 Elmwood View Drive,...

House Fire

From Staff Reports YOUNGSVILLE — Firefighters from Youngsville, Franklinton, Wake Forest and Bunn responded to an early afternoon house fire at 1425 Moores Pond Road, July 18. The occupants of the home were able to evacuate before first responders arrived, alerted to the fire by...

Wake Forest police reports – July 24, 2014

Reported July 14-July 20 Arrests •Mario Tapia Jimenez, 30, 401 Chalk Level Road, No. 1, Durham, was arrested at Galaxy Drive and Dr. Calvin Jones Highway, and charged with felonious restraint of a 23-year-old Durham woman. He was taken to the Wake County jail and held on $25,000...

Rolesville police reports – July 24, 2014

Reported July 7-21 Arrests •Luis Cancano Modesto, 37, 300 Silent Farm St., was arrested at home and charged with assault on a female. He was taken to  the Wake County jail. July 13, 12:04 a.m. •Jennifer Baker Pearce, 33, 486 Bethlehem Church Road, Youngsville, was arrested at...

Franklinton police reports – July 24, 2014

Reported through July 20 Arrests •Jimmie McCoy, 36, 30 Pine Street, was arrested July 19 and charged with assault, inflicting serious injury. The individual he allegedly assaulted, a 36-year-old man, reportedly walked up to his uncle’s door at 106 Allen Ave., wearing a bloody...

Riverside HS gathers after 50 years

LOUISBURG — Approximately 50 members of the Riverside High School class of 1964 celebrated their 50th reunion June 7 at the school on West River Road in Louisburg. The reunion included a tour of the building that housed the school in 1964, live entertainment and a meal. Former...

How will you be remembered after you leave this world?

Roving I have been waiting for just such a time as this week — when an outstanding column, For What It’s Worth, by one of my best friends, Rick Stewart, co-publisher of the Kenly News would help me with my column. He also teaches journalism at Barton’s College in Wilson while his...