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American Legion honors veterans Nov. 8

FRANKLINTON — Franklin American Legion Post 52 will recognize and honor veterans Saturday, Nov. 8, at an 11 a.m. ceremony at 40 American Legion Road. A free lunch will follow, including hot dogs, hamburgers and all the trimmings. Games and children’s activities are also part of...

Krispy Kreme offers spooky treat Friday

WAKE FOREST — This Halloween, wear your favorite ghoulish getup and scare up a free sweet treat from Krispy Kreme. Tomorrow, Oct. 31, visit any participating Krispy Kreme location in costume and get a free doughnut of any available variety. Offer is valid while supplies last...

Gas prices fall below $3

RALEIGH — The U.S. average price of gasoline ($3.03 per gallon) continues its slide to levels last seen in December 2010, and as of Monday, more than one-half of the nation’s gas stations offer regular gasoline at prices below $3 per gallon. GasBuddy reports that of more than...

William Curtis “Curt” Soule Jr.

William Curtis “Curt” Soule Jr., of Wake Forest, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. At a young age, Curt began playing golf, a passion he pursued throughout life. He received a scholarship to play for Campbell University in 1968 and was a member of the national championship winning...

Mary Grace Watkins, 86

Mary Grace Jones Watkins, 86, of Zebulon, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Universal Healthcare in Raleigh. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late George David Jones and Roxie Lee Ellington Jones. Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 26, at Rolesville Baptist...

Glenda Sue Billings, 60

Glenda Sue Billings, 60, of Youngsville, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Duke Medical Center. She was born in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of the late Doris and Robert Brown. She graduated from Northeast High School in 1972, where she was a cheerleader in the pep squad. She...

Dorothy J. Macon, 97

Dorothy J. Macon, 97, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Hillside Nursing Center. She was born in Granville County, the daughter of the late Addie House Fuller and Elija Fuller. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Darwin Jackson Sr., Bruce Young and E.G. Macon;...

Judy B. Brewer, 67

Judy Bailey Brewer, 67, of Zebulon, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of Louise Pleasants Bailey and the late Raymond Pelic Bailey, and was a retired supervisor with Alcatel. Funeral services were held...

Ronald Lloyd “Ronnie” Brown, 60

Ronald Lloyd “Ronnie” Brown, 60, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at his home. He was born in Moore County, the son of the late William Floyd Brown Sr. and Martha Ellen Taylor Brown. A memorial service will be held today (Thursday), Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. in the chapel...