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Election signals end of era

Youngsville loses veterans as candidate filing period ends. YOUNGSVILLE —  Youngsville has seen its share of changes in the past few years, however, the biggest change in town currently can be seen at the Franklin County Board of Elections. Longtime commissioners Leelan Woodlief,...
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He’s reeling ‘em in

LOUISBURG — Stan Hahnel of One Man’s Treasure recently decided to have a little fun outside of his downtown business. Tying a dollar bill to his fishing line, Hahnel lured shoppers in and put a smile on others passing by. Operated by Stan and his wife, LeaAnne, One Man’s Treasure...

Franklin County Community Foundation awards local grants

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The board of advisors of the Franklin County Community Foundation awarded grants from its community fund, according to Al Wheless, board member. This year’s nonprofit recipients include: •Make a Wish Foundation for wish-granting in Franklin County, •Prevent...
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Race for Wake Forest town board heats up

Drake bows out By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Late last week, two people filed to run for Wake Forest’s two town board seats, including incumbent Margaret Stinnett and challenger Shinica Thomas. And another resident is promising to run. But sitting Commissioner Frank Drake is...

Safe Space receives donation

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Safe Space Inc. was the recipient of a check for $7,050 from the SAFCAB Club of Garner, who sponsored the third annual Poker Run and Benefit May 4. The Poker Run started at Ray Price Harley Davidson in Garner and finished at the Lock and Loaded Grill. The event...