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Franklin County SPCA news

FRANKLIN COUNTY —The Meow Luau is scheduled Saturday from 7:15 to 9 p.m. at Wake Forest’s Holding Park pool, 133 W. Owen Ave. Tickets are available through Friday at the Franklin County SPCA office, 1614 U.S. 1, Youngsville. Call 919-556-0954 for more information. Foster homes...

School Briefs – July 24, 2014

Wake Forest Elementary Register now for 2014-15 kindergarten, base school only. Office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Child must be 5 years old by Aug. 31. Bring certified copy of child’s birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residence (utility bill,...

Parks and Rec Briefs – July 24, 2014

Wake Forest Along with a few youth camps still to take place before school starts, team registration is Aug. 1 through 29 for several adult sports leagues in Wake Forest. For registration information, see wakeforestnc.gov/adult-athletics.aspx, call 919-435-9457 or e-mail...

Franklinton student attends leadership seminar

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School student Joshua Bass recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar at N.C. State University, along with 150 other young leaders representing high schools from Eastern and Central North Carolina. Bass is the son of Jerome...

Mayor Jones helps bring awareness to Alzheimer’s Month

By David Allen WAKE FOREST – Carillon Assisted Living hosted Mayor Vivian Jones July 9 as she delivered a proclamation to recognize Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. “Scientists are working to unlock the answers to Alzheimer’s disease,” Jones said during the meeting. “Working together...

Tigers take championship tourney

WAKE FOREST — In the June 24 Wake Forest Parks and Recreation 11/12 Little League Championship Game at J.B. Flaherty Park, the Wake Forest Tigers baseball team, 12-1, avenged their only loss of the season, a 4-3 nail-biter three weeks ago, by beating the defending champion and...

Trafficking cocaine and stolen gun net woman high bond

by David Leone and Clellie Allen RALEIGH — A Louisburg woman is being held at the Wake County jail on a litany of charges including drug trafficking and firearm charges. Dominique Marie Harrison, 31, 1570 N.C. 98 West, Louisburg, was arrested on a Vance County warrant by Raleigh...

Blood needed at upcoming drives

WAKE FOREST — The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the past 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer...