Two spots open on Franklinton town board

by Jonathan McNamara and Carrie C. Causey  FRANKLINTON — Residents are needed to fill vacant spots in two of the town’s advisory boards. During Tuesday night’s Franklinton commissioners meeting, town staff asked for volunteers to hold positions for the Franklinton planning board...
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School supply donations needed

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — While most youth are still enjoying their summer break, volunteers of All-N’Together Services are already gearing up for their annual school supply distribution. All-N’Together is comprised of one Wake Forest and four Franklin County residents...

Storms cause water bypass in Franklinton

FRANKLINTON — Franklin County Public Utilities experienced a bypass of untreated wastewater from a pump station located on Chavis Street in Franklinton July 1. The spill occurred after the area received some 3-plus inches of rain in short duration during the morning hours. The...
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Franklin County pair get spot in Duke’s commercials

(At right, Wendy Perry, and her nephew Wyatt Reid, are in the Duke’s Mayo commercials. Perry has also won blue ribbons at the N.C. State Fair.) ZEBULON — For Wyatt Reid, 8, mayonnaise can be put on “anything your mind tells you.” But only if it’s Duke’s. Wyatt and his aunt...