Cougars put Capitals on ice

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Sporting a 9-1 record after their 10-1 win against Broughton Wednesday, the Wake Forest Lady Cougars continue to dominate the softball field. “I was very pleased with the way that the girls played,” said Wake Forest coach Sam Hershey. “We...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Heritage golfers aim at 4th place

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent RALEIGH — Christian Todd fired a 35 to lead the Heritage High School golf team to a fourth place finish in Tuesday’s Cap 8 Conference match played at North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh. The Huskies shot a...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Jane a brilliant navigator

We made a new best friend while we were in England. Her name was Jane, and she was the navigation system that lived in the rental car. She led us on motorways, across roundabouts, down country lanes and narrow byways, into parking lots, to restaurants and gardens, through...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Choice program deserves defense

Liberal activists may fume, and left-wing editorialists may grind their teeth, but legislative leaders are going to defend their 2013 opportunity scholarship bill against lawsuits by the teacher union and other special interests. Senate leader Phil Berger, House Speaker Thom...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Taxpayer continues opposition to Jenkins Road fire station

To the editor:   I am writing to you as a taxpaying property owner in the town of Wake Forest. My property, which I purchased nearly 14 years ago in June of 2000, is located at 977 West Durness Court. As a taxpayer for my property in Wake Forest, I must register my...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Lady Red Rams struggle with injuries and lack of practice

By David Allen Staff Writer FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s softball team has been weighed down by injuries and trouble finding opportunities to practice. With their second game against Bunn High Tuesday night resulting in a 0-11 loss, the Lady Rams search for a solution to their...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

AllianceOne to refund processing fees

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced today that North Carolina customers of the collection agency AllianceOne Receivables Management may be eligible for refunds if they paid processing fees to the company when making a payment. After receiving a complaint from...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

App lets users check waterway health

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an enhanced version of How’s My Waterway, an app and website to help people find information on the condition of thousands of lakes, rivers and streams across the U.S. from their smart phone, tablet or...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014