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Tennis tournament to be held Oct. 18-20

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Tennis Association is hosting a tennis tournament for adults, ages 18 and older, Oct. 18-20 at Flaherty Park on North White Street. Participants may use their USTA (United States Tennis Association) rating or self-rate themselves for division...
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Two years in a day

Artist’s “magnificent” painting presented during art After Hours Friday. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A painting that studio owner Mary Benejam describes as a “must see” will be presented, along with its artist, at Benejam’s Gilded Palette Gallery Friday for Art After Hours. The...

Frances Wilson McGhee Cherry, 70

Frances Wilson McGhee Cherry, 70, died on Oct. 6, 2013 at home in Greenville. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Franklinton, 3 p.m. Born in Henderson, Dec. 3, 1942, Fran was the...

Linwood “Gene Boy” Chavis Jr., 40

Linwood “Gene Boy” Chavis Jr., 40, died Oct. 3, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Belinda Chavis of Louisburg; two daughters, Uneshia Chavis and Destiny Chavis of the home; two sons, Vandarious Chavis and Kevin Williams of the home; his mother Linwood Rebecca Chavis of Henderson;...

W. Edward Robertson, 91

W. Edward Robertson, 91, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at WakeMed. Mr. Robertson was born in Granville County, the son of the late Oscar Robertson and Annie O’Neal Robertson and was a member of New Light Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Sunday,...

Ronald A. Swartz, 53

Ronald A. Swartz, 53, of Youngsville, NC, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2013. He was born July 31, 1960 in Mt. Pleasant a son of the late Edward Swartz and Emma Jean Scott Harris and step-father Kenneth Harve Harris. Ron was a carpenter...

Viola Pearce Rigsbee, 89

Viola Pearce Rigsbee, 89, of Wake Forest, formerly of Durham, died Monday morning, Oct. 7, 2013. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Clavenia Wilkes Pearce and George Pearce. She was preceded in death by her husband, Duma Rigsbee; two sons, Robert and Tommy and...
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Living Word Family Church offers free dental clinic Oct. 19

WAKE FOREST — The Living Word Family Church will offer a free dental clinic Oct. 19, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. to members of the local community. The clinic will offer basic dental services including cleanings, basic fillings and extractions. These services will be offered on a first come,...