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Mayor sheds light on a new town initiative

A new street light program hopes to save money and bring uniformity to the town. By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Tuesday’s Franklinton town board meeting began with Mayor Elic Senter working to “put myths to rest” and clear up misconceptions that have evolved since last...
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In string of games, Franklinton garners three wins, loses two

By Jonathan McNamara WENDELL — Franklinton’s volleyball has won three of the past five games. Starting with a road game in Creedmoor Sept. 2, the Red Rams took on conference rival South Granville. “South Granville gave us every opportunity to take the match and we did not...
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Red Rams soccer 1-2 on the road

By Jonathan McNamara CARY — Franklinton participated in the Coaches Kickoff Classic at WakeMed Soccer Park Sept. 7. Coming from a hard fought 2-1 overtime conference win at Durham’s North Carolina School of Math and Science (2-2) the night before with two goals from Ivan Rebollar...
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Alcohol and mints land man in jail — On Patrol, week of Aug. 15

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — A man arrested for driving while impaired and having his license revoked topped it off by managing to steal breath mints while in the middle of a traffic stop. Manuel Cortes Rodriguez, 27, 166 Rustic Ridge Road, was driving 10 miles per hour...