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Roosevelt “Bell” Kearney, 83

Roosevelt “Bell” Kearney, 83, of Louisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Kearny is survived by his daughters, Dorothy Kearney Bass and Eliza Hawkins, both of Raleigh, Earnestine Fogg of Franklinton and Francine Williams of Gulfport, Miss.; sons Clayton Kearney, Walter Kearney and...

Michelle Lee Frisbee, 45

Michelle Lee Frisbee, 45, of Wake Forest, went from the arms of her parents to the arms of Jesus Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 at Rex Hospital. She was born in Olean, N.Y., the daughter of Karen Lee Trask Frisbee and Larry J. Frisbee. Frisbee is survived by her parents, Larry and Karen...

Ruby May Bragg Maroney, 84

Ruby May Bragg Maroney, 84, of Franklinton, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at the Louisburg Nursing Center. She was a native of Vance County and the daughter of the late Willie Bragg, Sr. and Elizabeth Dixon Bragg. She was the owner of the former Ruby’s Place in Franklinton....

Mountains, Camera Clinic give irresistible calling — Roving, Aug. 22, 2013

There are some things in life we like so much, we want to return to them time and time again. It seems no matter whatever comes along, I have an irresistible compulsion to return to the now 61-year-old annual Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic near Linville and Boone, about 230...
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Peoples, Vick to wed

Mr. Eddie Peoples and Ms. Janice Peoples, both of Franklinton, wish to announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Blair Peoples to Landon Joseph Vick of Youngsville. The groom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Vick of Youngsville. The couple is planning a March 8...

Wake County gets mixed results at General Assembly

by Burwell Stark RALEIGH — At their meeting, Monday, Wake County commissioners heard a recap of the 2013 legislative session from a county perspective, which included a summary of the county’s legislative goals. In the words of presenter Denise Foreman, assistant to the Wake...
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Wake Forest Civitans help out local boys and girls

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Civitan Club donated $500 — the total profits from its June yard sale — to the Wake Forest Boys and Girls Club at its Aug. 8 meeting.
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Keep kids safe around school buses

Each day thousands upon thousands of children board school buses to take them to and from school. Parents and caregivers entrust their children’s well-being to the care of school bus drivers and aides. Although parents may worry about school bus accidents, such accidents...

Rivalries begin again — Views and reviews by Jean McCamy

I graduated from Wake Forest High School. I have two sons and three granddaughters who graduated from Wake Forest-Rolesville High School. I have three grandsons, a granddaughter and a great granddaughter who are now on track to graduate from the reborn Wake Forest High School. It...