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Heritage boys, Cougar girls win races

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKE FOREST — Heritage High School’s girls and boys cross country teams posted 23 personal best times during a dual meet against Wake Forest Sept. 18. The Husky boys edged the Cougar boys by one point while the girls from Wake Forest outran Heritage on...
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Carolina Harmony Chorus to perform Oct. 19

WAKE FOREST — Carolina Harmony Chorus, an award-winning womens a cappella singing group, will perform Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh. Wake Forest resident Vicki Martin has been performing with Carolina Harmony...

State Wildlife Commission looks to test 3,000 deer

WAKE FOREST — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking whitetail hunters to allow staff to sample their deer harvests this fall for the agency’s statewide Chronic Wasting Disease surveillance effort. CWD is a fatal disease, although deer may not show symptoms for five or...
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Huskies top Wolverines 3-1 in soccer

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield’s offense took more shots than its opponent, but could not finish off as many opportunities and the Heritage High Huskies made off with a 3-1 win over the Wolverines in a Cap 8 conference match Sept. 18. The Wolverines produced 14...
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Rams searching for first volleyball win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE —The key words around the volleyball court at Rolesville High School is youth and inexperience. The school’s head coach Tosha Pullen is watching a very young team start the process of growing into what they hope will be eventually be a playoff...

Annual cook-off and cow chip contest Oct. 12

WAKE FOREST — The United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) hosts its annual cook-off contest Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Louisburg Walmart, in the parking lot.  Each plate is $8, and pork barbecue will be available for purchase, $10 per pound. The sixth annual Cow Chip, hosed by...

Help providing heat for those in need

WAKE FOREST — With nighttime temperatures expected to fall into the 50’ s, the Heating Crisis Program has begun assisting eligible Wake County residents with heating bills to avoid health-related risks involved with unheated homes. Electric bill applicants must have a...

Rolesville Runners Making Strides

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris GARNER — Michael Grether’s girls and boys cross country teams at Rolesville High School are making strides towards becoming competitive in their inaugural season. The squad is running, getting faster and improving their times, according to Grether. “We...

Calvin Robert “Rob” Bennion III, 46

Calvin Robert “Rob” Bennion III, 46, of Zebulon died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. He was born in Lewiston, NY, May 18, 1967 to Calvin Robert Bennion, Jr. and the late Judy Pries Bennion. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Living Word Family Church, 10250...