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Local Government Meeting Calendar

•Franklin Co. Board of Commissioners meets the first and third Monday of each month, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Admin. Building, 113 Market St., Louisburg. •Franklin Co. Planning Board meets the second Tuesday, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Administration Building. •Franklin Co. Board of...

Agnes Adell Mabe Jordan, 89

Agnes Adell Mabe Jordan, 89, of Franklinton, died Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013 at the Covington House of Raleigh. Mrs. Jordan was born in Stokes County, the daughter of the late Lila and Richard Mabe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Monroe Jordan and by a son, William...
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Wake Forest Parks facilities open for 2014 reservations Dec. 2

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting 2014 facility rental reservations, with the exception of the Renaissance Centre, Monday, Dec. 2, according to the following schedule: Reservations for the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen...

Rick Welch, 54

Rick Welch, 54, of Sevierville, Tenn., passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Welch is survived by his wife, Angie Dailey; daughter, Melanye Potter of Wake Forest; sister, Karen Welch; and brother, Gary Stafford. Also surviving are step-daughters, Kathy Hickman (Kevin), Becky and...

Doris Vandergrift Creasy, 78

Doris V. Creasy, 78, of Bunn, was known as “Nanny” to many. She died Monday evening, Nov. 25, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Creasy was born in Roanoke, Va. daughter of the late Grace Robertson Vandergrift and John Vandergrift. She was preceded in death by her husband; Calvin “Bud”...
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Generous fiddler to gift a violin

LOUISBURG — Mike Anderson of Louisburg works with his hands. One of his passions is building stringed instruments. And for the second year in a row, Mike is giving away one of his   handmade violins, just in time for Christmas. If you know a musically-inclined young person...

Lawrence “Larry” Wilson, Jr.

Lawrence Addison “Larry” Wilson, Jr. of Wake Forest, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at the Oaks of Mayview in Raleigh. Larry was born in Atlantic City, N.J., the son of the late Harriet Stafford Wilson and Lawrence Addison Wilson, M.D. After graduating from officer candidate school,...
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Wake school board to vote on assignment plan

CARY — The Wake County Board of Education is scheduled to vote at its Dec. 3 meeting on a student assignment plan for the 2014-15 academic year. Student assignment staff has recommended that the board continue the current base assignment plan next year. Under the proposal, there...

Franklin E. Waters, 76

Franklin Edgar Waters, 76, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at the VA Medical Center in Durham. He was born in Gustavis, Ohio and was the son of the late Frances Hayes Waters and Lorenzo Stewart Waters. Mr. Waters was a veteran of the US Navy and was the former owner and...