Grassroots theater preps for new production

The Franklinton Area Community Theatre will present a new play in November. By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The musical tale of kindness to animals and animal kindness trots, crawls and flies onto stage at Franklinton High School Nov. 15 and 16. The Franklinton Area Community...
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Elected officials meet and greet at Novozymes

FRANKLINTON — Novozymes hosts a Franklin County elected officials meet and greet Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., complete with light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Novozymes is located at 77 Perry Chapel Church Road. RSVP by Nov. 10 by calling 919-494-3201 or e-mailing...
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West Mason Street shines brighter

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — The town hall where the monthly town board meeting takes place had a different glow Tuesday as newly installed LED lights shone on West Mason Street. An initiative that Town Manager Tammy Ray and Mayor Elic Senter spearheaded to replace t...
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String of successes for local bluegrass band

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — A local bluegrass band recently played at the popular Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, part of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) World of Bluegrass week in downtown Raleigh Sept. 24-28. The event featured the best in bluegrass...

Raleigh couple dies in Franklinton wreck

FRANKLINTON — A single vehicle wreck took the lives of two Raleigh residents in Franklinton Oct. 3. According to a preliminary N.C. Highway Patrol incident report, Joseph Davis, 44, and Alexandria Davis, 35, 8008 Strawberry Meadows St., Raleigh, were driving north on U.S. 1 at...