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Hire the nation’s heroes, Oct. 17

WAKE COUNTY — The U.S. Department of the Navy will conduct for the fourth consecutive year a “Hiring The Heroes Career Fair” Oct. 16 at Hilton-Midtown and Oct. 17 in the North Raleigh Hilton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is intended to target veterans within the greater Wake...
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They all deserve to know love

Rolesville resident takes care of cats galore. by Clellie Allen with David Allen ROLESVILLE — For more than four years, Janet Wall has had a specific daily routine. She loads up her SUV with various bags and cans of cat food and drives around to the back of the Rolesville Food...
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When cotton was king in Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — There was a time when the broad fields around Wake Forest were white with cotton every summer, a time when a cotton gin stood on nearly every crossroad, a time when the town commissioners appointed men to two posts, constable and cotton weigher. Come to the program...

Raleigh couple dies in Franklinton wreck

FRANKLINTON — A single vehicle wreck took the lives of two Raleigh residents in Franklinton Oct. 3. According to a preliminary N.C. Highway Patrol incident report, Joseph Davis, 44, and Alexandria Davis, 35, 8008 Strawberry Meadows St., Raleigh, were driving north on U.S. 1 at...
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Wake Commissioners celebrate health, assist transportation

by Burwell Stark The Wake County Board of Commissioners  discussed  construction, grant applications and fund appropriations Monday. Additionally, the board recognized Oct. 18 as Capital Area Veterans Stand Down Day and October as Breast Cancer Awareness month in Wake County....
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Discount rabies vaccines available in fall clinics

WAKE FOREST — The Northern Regional Center, 350 E. Holding Ave., is holding its semi-annual rabies and microchip clinic in the NRC parking lot Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, from 9 am-noon (rain or shine). This is an event sponsored by the Wake County Animal Control and Adoption Center...

Louisburg College awarded $2.2 million grant

Franklin County college is the only private institution in N.C. to receive Title III funds. By Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — The U.S. Department of Education awarded Louisburg College a $2.2 million Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant Oct. 3. Over the next five...
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Center celebrated

YOUNGSVILLE — Franklin Manor, a residential center specializing in Alzheimer’s and memory care in Youngsville celebrated their ribbon cutting and open house Oct. 3. Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Treasurer Fred Keller, middle, County Commissioner District 2,...