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Walk along the Shore Nov. 1

WAKE FOREST — Shore Grief Center’s Walk Along the Shore is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 1. Registration starts at noon at Patterson Hall, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary campus, 120 Wingate St. Registration is $30 for adults, $20 for teens and free for ages 12 and under....

Odom named mayor pro tem

RALEIGH — The Raleigh City Council has unanimously approved District B council member John Odom to serve as mayor pro tem. In the absence of the mayor, the mayor pro tem fulfills the mayor’s responsibilities. Odom served in that capacity with the installation of the 35th Raleigh...

AT&T to repay consumers for cramming

RALEIGH — Consumers in North Carolina and other states will get $80 million back from AT&T Mobility for unauthorized charges on their cell phone bills, according to Attorney General Roy Cooper. Cooper, the attorneys general for 49 other states and the District of Columbia,...

Farmers market offers fall veggies

LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Farmers Market is open during the fall season. Located in the Shannon Village Shopping Center, the market opens Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m., and closes when it’s sold out. Among the offerings are peas, peppers, butter...

Another week, more scams

RALEIGH — Hundreds of North Carolinians are fielding phone calls from scammers posing as agents of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, according to Attorney General Roy Cooper. The scammers claim to be calling about a federal criminal matter and threaten that you will be...

Ponds field day Nov. 5

LOUISBURG — Basic principles of managing recreational ponds and the requirements for producing and maintaining high-quality fishing ponds will be discussed Nov. 5 at the Franklin County Extension Center and area farms. Topics to be addressed by N.C. State University Pond...

Have dinner, support Safe Space on Oct. 27

LOUISBURG — Safe Space, a nonprofit domestic violence agency serving Franklin County, will recognize National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a fundraising dinner, Monday, Oct. 27. Union Bank is hosting the dinner from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., at Johnny Bull’s Steakhouse, 32...

A ’60s radical comes back with conservative allies

One on One D.G. Martin Howard Fuller was back in North Carolina last week promoting his new book, No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior’s Life from Black Power to Education Reform. Fuller is a professor of education and director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning...

Novozymes golfs for Safe Space

WAKE FOREST — The Novozymes President’s Cup golf tournament was held Sept. 16 at Heritage Golf Club in Wake Forest. Proceeds from the tournament totaling $5,330 were donated to Safe Space. Pictured accepting the check are Safe Space representatives Anna Meadows, Eden Tootil, Jim...