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Strong finish gives Red Rams a win

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The Franklinton Lady Red Rams were victorious in Friday night’s basketball game against the visiting Roanoke Rapids Yellowjackets. The Red Rams took the lead early but allowed the Yellowjackets to slip past their defense until they were...
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Franklinton stays afloat and ousts Roanoke Rapids

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Friday night held a sound victory for Franklinton Red Rams boys basketball team who faced off against Roanoke Rapids High.  After a weak first quarter, the Red Rams took the lead and held on to it for a 54-34 win. Franklinton struggled to...
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Rams lose their footing in fourth quarter.

By David Allen   FRANKLINTON — With stands filled to the brim, and both teams playing fast and powerful, the rivalry game between Franklinton and Bunn’s boys basketball teams was a nonstop race. The Wildcats, however, won on a slim lead with a final 80-74 score. The...
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Rams lose to rivalry stigma

By David Allen    FRANKLINTON — The rivalry game between Franklinton High, 5-2, and the 5-3 Bunn High resulted in a staggering 42-17 defeat for the Rams. “I don’t care if we played Carolina (UNC), we would have played better than this,” said Franklinton coach Lester Wilde...

Woman dies in wrong-way wreck

20-year-old FHS grad was studying cosmetology. By David Leone RALEIGH — A Franklinton woman was killed in a wrong-way wreck on I-440 Sunday around 4 a.m. Elizabeth Camille Bullock, 20, 274 Winding Acres Way, died after her 1997 Mazda was struck almost head-on by a 2001 Chevy...