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March 22, 2006.
The three Democratic candidates for sheriff sat diagonally apart from each other, from corner to corner, at the party headquarters Saturday morning.
The topics addressed were as widespread.
The Franklin County Republican Party hosted its convention Friday night, rallying its members and potential candidates to what they hope are victories in the coming election.
Party members and their guests filled placard lined pews at the Hamilton Hobgood Courthouse Annex as candidates for the Sheriff’s Office, Board of Commissioners, the state Senate and House of Representatives, and U.S. Congress gave speeches, hoping to gain favor from their peers.
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners has dropped a lawsuit it had filed against Sheriff Jerry Jones that shielded the county from financial losses associated with a NETSTAR bank loan.
Franklin County sheriff’s deputies and the Animal Control Office are investigating a possible dog fighting case. According to police reports, someone reported hearing dogs fighting and people cheering.
ZEBULON - Carsie “Lee” Williamson, 68, died Thursday, March 16, 2006 at Rex Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 19, at Branch Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Terry Dennis and Dr. Rudy Owens officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
WAKE FOREST - Charles Ervin Harp Sr., 61, died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 20, at Stony Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jamie Dew and the Rev. Rodney Harp officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
NASHVILLE - Funeral services for Mr. Douglas Edward Perry, 47, who died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, were conducted Tuesday, March 21, at Pleasure Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wilson Battle officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Fred Daniel Foster, Sr. passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2006 at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He was born October 23, 1932 in Franklin County, North Carolina and was the son of the late Tollie Gray and Olive Newman Foster.
RALEIGH - Jane M. Rogers, 43, died Saturday, March 18, 2006 in Franklin Regional Medical Center, Louisburg. A memorial service was conducted Tuesday, March 21, in the Lancaster Funerals and Cremations Chapel in Louisburg.
BUNN - Jean Sherman Milne, 88, died Sunday morning, March 19, 2006 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday, March 22) at Bunn Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Best officiating.
LOUISBURG - John Ezio Quartuccio, 88, died Friday, March 17, 2006. A Requiem Mass was held Tuesday, March 21, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest. Entombment follow- ed in Raleigh Memorial Park.
YOUNGSVILLE - Milton Lloyd Goff, 68, died Monday, March 20, 2006 at his residence. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, March 25, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest, with the Rev. Scott Cook officiating.
CHOCOWINITY, NC - Mrs. Thelma “Louise” Bright, age 86, a former resident of Bright Road, Chocowinity, died Friday, March 17, 2006 at Ridgewood Manor in Washington, NC.
FRANKLINTON - Robert Scott Wilder, 40, of Franklinton died February 26, 2006 in an auto accident in Wake County. Born in Vance County, he was the son of Melvin Lee Wilder and Jean Preddy Wilder.
APEX - Rosa Lee Cummings, 86, died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at Spring Arbor of Raleigh. A memorial service was held Monday, March 20, at Midway Baptist Church, Raleigh, with the Revs. Larry Upchurch and Joe Brothers officiating.
LOUISBURG - Ruby Wood Powell, 79, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 17, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home in Louisburg, with the Rev. Johnny Smith officiating. Burial followed in Bunn Memorial Gardens.