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Clear division in school board race

Experience touted, dismissed by District 1 candidates. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — In his opening statement, Tom Benton touted his lifetime experience as an educator and principal for why voters should re-elect him to the Wake County Board of Education. But that experience, his...

Franklin School Board fills empty seat

Business leader chosen to be advocate for Franklin County Schools by Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Education has appointed a champion. Rosemary Champion, a bank executive with Carter Bank and Trust in Louisburg, was appointed to fill the District 7 at-large...