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Red Rams stifle Yellowjackets

Franklinton ends road march two for three. By Jonathan McNamara ROANOKE RAPIDS — Three weeks of away games can be a grinding challenge for a high school football team. Fortunately, for the Red Rams of Franklinton, they concluded their three-week away stint Friday meeting the...
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Pirates stop Red Rams’ charge

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Red Rams of Franklinton lost to the Pirates of Corinth Holders, a 2A Northern Carolina conference foe on Friday, 33-32. New this season to the 3A Two Rivers conference, the Pirates came into the undefeated Red Rams’ stadium 4-1 and without a...
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Franklinton knocks out two conference foes

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High volleyball earned two conference wins this week. Sept. 12, Franklinton traveled to Warren County High for a match against the Eagles. Winning three straight sets, Franklinton proved too much for the Eagles. Set scores were...
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Rams ready to charge

Franklinton high school hosts jamboree to prepare for new season by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The Franklinton Red Rams hosted a jamboree Saturday which included six traditionally strong football teams. Northern Nash High, North Pitt High, Burlington Cummings High, Princeton...

Prayers, donations needed for coma patient

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — Harold Willamson Sr. said he knows hospital costs are increasing, but he tries not to let them bother him. “The hospital bills are rolling in, and that’s a fact of life that the hospital has to be paid for, but you can’t put a price on your son,”...