Local author makes Bestseller List

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — Making The New York Times Bestseller List feels sinfully sweet for author Marquita Valentine. The Youngsville resident recently had her book, Drive Me Crazy, included in a boxed set of six romance novels coined Sinfully Sweet, which reached No....

Youngsville board discusses risk in revitalization

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — It’s the difference of being Rolesville or staying as Youngsville, resident and business owner Twig Wiggins told the Youngsville board of the need for downtown revitalization and new business. June 13, the board agreed to help a proposed business...
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Center renamed for local hero

Spc. Daniel Lucas Elliott’s legacy remembered by Carrie C. Causey CARY — Every time soldiers come into the Spc. Daniel Lucas Elliott U.S. Army Reserve Center they will have a model and “an image of what it means to be committed to the Army, committed to the nation and what it...

Chavis Street has sewer system overflow

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Franklin County Public Utilities experienced a bypass of untreated wastewater from a pump station located on Chavis Street in Franklinton Friday, June 7. The spill occurred after the area received at least 3.5 inches of rain during the afternoon...
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Man shot in robbery — On Patrol, week of June 13, 2013

by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — Police swarmed a home on Mount Olivet Church Road Monday a little after 4 p.m. after a man reported being robbed and shot in the shoulder. According to Franklin County Sheriff’s Captain E.H. Smith, the victim was at the grocery store and when he...