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Suspended sentence in hunting death

Franklinton man pleads to the manslaughter of his nephew by David Leone RALEIGH — A Franklinton resident pleaded guilty in Wake County Superior Court Friday to manslaughter in the unintentional shooting death of his nephew. Information published online by the N.C. Department of...

Budget with tax cuts presented

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Town Manager Tammy Ray officially presented the budget to commissioners Tuesday night during a specially called board meeting. Franklinton staff have been working on the 2013-14 fiscal year plan for months and met with the town board for further...

Running for the fallen

FRANKLINTON — Sgt. Jeffery Brewer with the 1454th Heavy Equipment Company out of Concord spent his Memorial Day running for the members of the North Carolina National Guard who have died in combat from 2004 to the present. Brewer ran from his home in Franklinton to the Kerr...
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World Boxing recognizes Franklinton

Boxing trainer Snowell, community honored before June 11 camp start by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — The community has received international attention thanks to a group of concerned residents who had a dream and an initiative to help youths have a constructive place to go...
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Franklinton board recognizes educators

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Teachers were the honorees Tuesday night at the town board meeting. Following a moment of silence and respect for the teachers, students and other residents impacted by the Oklahoma tornadoes earlier this week, Mayor Elic Senter wanted to...