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Applications accepted for Herter-O’Neal Scholarship

Applications accepted for Herter-O’Neal Scholarship

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LOUISBURG — Applications for the Herter-O'Neal $1,000-scholarship will be accepted through March 3, a news release says. The scholarship is offered through the N.C. Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a college degree — associate and/or bachelor's — in business or a...

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources program guide now available
Zebulon holds information session on planned fire station

Zebulon holds information session on planned fire station

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ZEBULON — The town of Zebulon is holding a public information session Jan. 26 about a planned new fire and EMS station project on Judd Street. The session is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. ADW Architects, which is handling the project — a partnership with Wake County —...

News briefs: Renaissance Centre commemorates 10-year anniversary with ‘Realizing the Possibilities’

News briefs: Renaissance Centre commemorates 10-year anniversary with ‘Realizing the Possibilities’

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WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre opened in November 2013 by encouraging visitors to “Imagine the Possibilities.” Later this year, the Renaissance Centre will commemorate its 10-year anniversary with a series of concerts, performances, and special events designed to highlight its impact as “the place” our community gathers...

Granville Health CEO Snow resigns

Granville Health CEO Snow resigns

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OXFORD — John Snow, CEO of Granville Health System, has resigned, a news release says. Board of trustees chairman David Smith says the board will move quickly to develop a transition plan for interim leadership and recruitment of a new CEO. In reporting Snow’s resignation, Smith emphasized the board’s appreciation...

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources program guide now available
Rams win first wrestling conference title

Rams win first wrestling conference title

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ROLESVILLE — With a 63-12 victory at Wake Forest and then a solidifying 77-6 win against Knightdale Jan. 19, Rolesville’s wrestling program won its first conference championship in school history. Under head coach Jeremy Davis, the Rams finished the regular season 17-8 and undefeated in...

Lady Rams drop 54 in first half against Huskies

Lady Rams drop 54 in first half against Huskies

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WAKE FOREST — Rolesville’s girls basketball team scored the first bucket within five seconds of its game at Heritage and that set the tone from there. The Rams decimated the Huskies 62-20 on the road Friday. Rolesville scored the first seven points of the game...

Wakefield basketball handles Heritage

Wakefield basketball handles Heritage

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RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys basketball team got off to a fast start against Heritage and took off from there to win 57-46 at home Wednesday, Jan. 18. The Wolverines jumped ahead to a 9-2 lead in the beginning and extended that run to 17-6. Wakefield...

Lady Wolverines rally to topple Huskies

Lady Wolverines rally to topple Huskies

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RALEIGH — The back and forth battle between Wakefield and Heritage’s girls basketball teams ended with a 42-34 victory for the Wolverines at home Wednesday, Jan. 18. The Huskies took a small lead in the beginning and went into the second quarter up 13-9. Wakefield...

Wakefield announces new football coach

Wakefield announces new football coach

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RALEIGH — Wakefield will have a new football coach this year with the arrival of Justin Allred. The former head coach James Ward resigned shortly after the end of the season this past fall. Allred’s hiring was announced in front of Wakefield fans during halftime...

Why did we elect Thom Tillis?

Why did we elect Thom Tillis?

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Our senior senator, Thom Tillis, has a target on his back. Angry, disillusioned partisans are calling him a traitor, a betrayer. Curiously enough, those name callers aren’t Democrats, as might...

‘Fair Tax’ a terrible idea that just won’t die

‘Fair Tax’ a terrible idea that just won’t die

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Here we go again: The “Fair Tax Act” is out for its perennial limp around the dead legislation track. The “Fair Tax,” or “FairTax” for those with defective space bars...

Celebrate school choice, options for parents and students

Celebrate school choice, options for parents and students

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My twin boys, now sophomores in college, never attended a traditional public school, nor a private high school. In no way do I mean to disparage traditional public schools, which...

Dorothy E. Harris

Dorothy E. Harris

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Dorothy Belle Evans Harris, 96, of Franklinton passed away on November 24, 2022. She was born to the late Arthur and Verna Hight Evans on March 2, 1926. In addition...

Nancy Jean Jasany

Nancy Jean Jasany

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Nancy Jean Semon Jasany, age 79, passed away peacefully at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill on November 23, 2022. Nancy was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 29, 1943 to...

Betty Christine Minshew

Betty Christine Minshew

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Betty "Christine" Pennington Minshew, age 91, a resident of Bath NC, formerly of Kerr Lake, Salter Path and Wake Forest, died November 2, 2022, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital. She was...