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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...

Franklin County arts council events announced

FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Franklin County Arts Council hosts the following: Calling all writers The Writers Guild is calling for submissions for the 2014 issue of County Lines Literary Journal, which will be published in December. Writers may submit poetry, short fiction, essays and...

United Way back-to-school supply drive kicks off Saturday

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Franklin County children in need of school supplies and clothes will be helped once again this year through a partnership with the United Way of Franklin County (UWFC), Franklin County Schools, N.C. Communities in Schools and Walmart in Louisburg. The effort...
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Incentive discussion on tap

White Street Brewing Co. considers production expansion. by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Following closed session Monday, Franklin County commissioners scheduled public hearings regarding two business incentives, including one for a possible White Street Brewing Company...