Welcome Visitor
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
164 members
FRONT PAGE
COMMUNITY NEWS
OPINIONS/EDITORIALS
LIFESTYLES
SCHOOLS/EDUCATION
OBITUARIES
BUSINESS
SPORTS
PREP FOOTBALL
FRANKLIN FACTS
CHURCH NEWS
HOLIDAY GIVING & EVENTS
COMMUNITY CALENDAR
MOST POPULAR
SEARCH ARTICLES
PAST ISSUES
SITE MAP
JOIN THE FT WEB SITE
LOGIN
LOGOUT
WHO'S ONLINE
EDIT YOUR PROFILE
MAKE US YOUR HOME PAGE
Greater Franklin Co. Chamber of Commerce
Franklin County, North Carolina
Franklin County Schools
Franklin Co. Arts Council
Franklin County Boys & Girls Club
Franklin County Library
Franklin Co. Relay for Life
World Overcomers Bible College
Five County Mental Health Authority
Franklin Co. Democrats
Franklin Co. Republicans
Franklin Co. Parks and Recreation
Youngsville Parks & Recreation
Bunn Youth Recreational League
Louisburg College
Vance Granville College
Crosscreek Charter School
Guardian ad Litem Program
Franklin Co. Homebuilders
N.C. General Assembly
North Carolina Government
Safe Space, Inc.
National Whistlers Convention
SPORTS LINKS
YOUTH LINKS

Archives

Showing 25 articles from May 24, 2006.

FRONT PAGE

Early voting for Stone, Wilder
Democrat residents who don’t want to wait until May 30 to cast a ballot for Commission Seat 6 can do so between now and Saturday.

Read More | Post Comment
Multi-agency drug bust nets arrests
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department along with local police served 22 drug-related warrants Thursday following a 45-day undercover operation.

Read More | Post Comment
EDC wants stronger business incentives
The Economic Development Commission wants changes in the incentive packages offered to businesses and industry.

Read More | Post Comment
One of three murder suspects close to plea arrangement
The case against a man accused of brutally beating a Wake Forest man to death could be resolved this week.

Read More | Post Comment
Weekend Farm Tour had ‘em kickin’ back and pickin’ banjos
Musicians from the Ridgeway Opry House entertain visitors at Lynch Creek Farm & Antiques on Saturday. The musicians were, from left to right, Earl West, Ellen Loyd, Thomas Yates, Frieda Egerton, Verlain Bailey, Billy Jarrell and Herman Braver.
Weekend Farm Tour had ‘em kickin’ back and pickin’ banjos
County farmers did a different kind of business over the weekend. The 3rd Annual Farm Foods & Crafts Tour brought visitors out to local farms Saturday and Sunday.

Read More | Post Comment

OBITUARIES

ROBERT “BOB” BAILEY
FRANKLINTON - Robert “Bob” Bailey, 84, died Friday morning, May 19, 2006 at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 22, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home in Wake Forest, with the Rev. Marie Murray King and the Rev. Thomas Lone officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.

Read More | Post Comment
DOROTHY D. HARRIS
LOUISBURG - Mrs. Dorothy Davis Harris, 78, died Friday, May 19, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 24) at Rocky Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Read More | Post Comment
TARA S. HARRIS
YOUNGSVILLE - Ms. Tara S. Harris, 30, died Sunday, May 21, 2006. Arrangements by William Toney’s Funeral Home in Spring Hope.

Read More | Post Comment
THOMAS E. BRODIE
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Mr. Thomas E. Brodie, 45, who died Sunday, May 21, 2006, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Nelson Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Manasseh Chapel Church cemetery.

Read More | Post Comment
KATHRYN STALLINGS
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Mrs. Kathryn Stallings, 88, who died Saturday, May 20, 2006, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at Ambassadors for Christ Ministries. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.

Read More | Post Comment
CLEMENTINE B. PERRY
LOUISBURG - Clementine B. Perry, 86, died Saturday, May 20, 2006 at Zollieville Rest Home, Louisburg. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, May 26, at South Main Street Baptist Church in Louisburg. Burial will follow in the Nelson Baptist Church cemetery.

Read More | Post Comment
GARY E. SNAVELY
LOUISBURG - Gary E. Snavely, 71, died Sunday, May 21, 2006 at Franklin Regional Medical Center.

Read More | Post Comment
ISABELLE W. CARTER
KITTRELL - Funeral services for Mrs. Isabelle Williams Carter, 64, who died Sunday, May 21, 2006, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Ilong Baptist Church, with Rev. Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in the Manasseh church cemetery.

Read More | Post Comment
KENNETH T. PEARCE
RALEIGH - Kenneth Talmadge Pearce, 74, died Thursday evening, May 18, 2006 at Rex Hospital. Funeral services were Monday, May 22, at Pearce Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Read More | Post Comment
GARLAND COOKE
YOUNGSVILLE - Garland Cooke, 76, died Thursday, May 18, 2006 at Franklin Regional Medical Center in Louisburg.

Read More | Post Comment
THURSTON BRODIE JR.
WAKE FOREST - Mr. Thurston Brodie Jr., 58, died Thursday, May 18, 2006 at his residence.

Read More | Post Comment
MARGARET W. JOHNSTON
LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. - Margaret W. Johnston, 83, died Saturday, May 20, 2006. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Raytown Church of Christ, 6000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, Mo. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 tonight (Wednesday, May 24) at the Park Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.

Read More | Post Comment

SPORTS

<FONT SIZE=5>Fantastic Finish!</font>
Bunn High School’s Nita Cotton (center) splits two runners while competing in the Girls 3200 Relay at the Class 2-A State Track And Field Meet, which was staged last Saturday at Aggie Stadium on the campus of North Carolina A&T University.
Fantastic Finish!
GREENSBORO - One of Franklin County’s all-time best distance runners had one final order of unfinished business last Saturday night.

Read More | Post Comment
Trotter a medalist at states
GREENSBORO -- One second-place finish at the states to go with two thirds and one fourth. Indeed, Corrie Trotter enjoyed quite a career as a high jumper at Franklinton High School.

Read More | Post Comment
Louisburg takes part in Class 1-A State Meet
GREENSBORO -- Clennie Wilkins harbored limited expectations from his Louisburg High athletes at last Friday’s Class 1-A State Track and Field Meet.

Read More | Post Comment
Bunn Advances
BUNN -- The Bunn High School softball team lived to see another game in the Class 2-A State Playoffs.

Read More | Post Comment
It’s about that time: lil’ league
With high school sports winding down, it’s almost time to concentrate on the ultimate sporting ritual of the Franklin County summer.

Read More | Post Comment

SCHOOLS/EDUCATION

Louisburg College honors its students and faculty
Spring 2006 brought many honors to Louisburg College’s students and faculty.

Read More | Post Comment
Nursing grads told to keep faith
Beth Phillips, the former nursing program director at Vance-Granville Community College, returned to the school May 11 to deliver the address to 30 associate degree nursing graduates at their pinning ceremonies.

Read More | Post Comment
KVA students cast learning lines at Pine Knoll Shores aquarium opening
On Friday, May 19, the newly refurbished and expanded North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores reopened to the public.

Read More | Post Comment

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software