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May 31, 2006.
Michael Bullock will have to scale back the number of fund-raisers he has for his church off Bickett Boulevard as part of a new town ordinance in Louisburg. Assistant Town Administrator Tony King, left, talks to Bullock last week about the new rules.
Churches, fire departments and anyone else looking to host a fund-raiser in Louisburg have until today to do it for free.
County commissioners will be asked to provide a Durham company with nearly $100,000 in incentives to move $5 million in equipment to its Youngsville contractor.
Geraldine Harris sits proudly by the display that she has helped organize for years as part of a memorial service for military men and women.
BUNN — Members and friends of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church remembered military veterans and their families Monday, with a special focus on the contributions of African Americans.
A Franklin County resident and state Senate candidate plans to take his ideas for school funding directly to the Board of Education after he says he was silenced by commissioners.
Franklin County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a domestic homicide from over the holiday weekend.
“Short Time Here” is paced by a Southern, bluesy guitar and a harmonica.
SPRING HOPE - Annie Medlin Pearce, 68, died Tuesday, May 30, 2006 in Nash General Hospital. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, June 3, at Pearce’s Baptist Church cemetery, with Dr. Ron Wallace officiating.
SPRING HOPE - Dalma Therman Edwards, 79, died Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at Avanta Nursing Home in Wilson. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 2, at First Baptist Church, Spring Hope, conducted by the Rev. Allen C. Allen.
FRANKLINTON - Edna Ross Wood, 82, died Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, June 2, at Union View Baptist Church, Franklinton, with the Rev. Clyde Waiden officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
WASHINGTON, DC - Funeral services for Vernell Jones, 81, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Franklin County, who died Monday, May 29, 2006, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Haywood Baptist Church, Rocky Ford Rd., Louisburg, with the Rev. Luther Coppedge officiating.
LOUISBURG - Lila Leonard Edwards, 100, died Saturday, May 27, 2006 in Louisburg Nursing Center. Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, at Centerville Baptist Church cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Robert Ricks Boone.
FRANKLINTON - Robert S. Pender, 64, died Wednesday, May 24, 2006 at Franklin Regional Medical Center in Louisburg. Services were conducted Tuesday, May 30, in the Cutchins Memorial Chapel in Franklinton, with the Rev. Mattie Crudup officiating.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Mrs. Leola Coley Henderson, 67, who died Saturday, May 27, 2006, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 31) at Pleasant Grove Baptist CHurch, with the Rev. Timothy Walker officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
FRANKLINTON - Mary Lane Lawrence, 64, died Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at her home. Celebration services were conducted Saturday, May 27, at Hawkins Chapel Baptist Church, Franklinton, with the Rev. Walter S. Taylor and the Rev. Earl Brewer officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
FRANKLINTON - Elsie Perry Cheatham, 70, died Saturday, May 20, 2006 at WakeMed in Raleigh. Services were conducted Friday, May 26, at Hawkins Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Franklinton, with the Rev. Walter S. Taylor officiating.
FRANKLINTON - John C. Fogg, 79, died Thursday, May 25, 2006 at Duke Hospital due to complications resulting from an automobile accident. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, may 31) at Manasseh Baptist Church, with the Rev. Samuel Tunstall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
ZEBULON - Perry D. Murphy, 68, died Sunday, May 21, 2006. A memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, June 1, at 7 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 5356 Pearces Road, Zebulon, with Dr. Ron Wallace officiating.
ZEBULON - James Thomas Jones, 70, died Thursday, May 25, 2006. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 28, in the Strickland Funeral Home chapel in Wendell. Burial followed in Greenmount Cemetery.
ZEBULON - Martha Durfey Copeland, 78, died Wednesday, May 24, 2006 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Graveside services were conducted at Ahoskie Cemetery in Ahoskie on Sunday, May 28.
SCOTLAND NECK - William L. “Bill” Clark Jr., 84, died Sunday, May 28, 2006. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 31) at the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joe Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery.
RALEIGH - Joyce Allen Cockerham died Friday, May 26, at Springmoor Retirement Community in Raleigh. The family will receive friends at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, St. Mary’s Street, on Thursday, June 1, from 12 to 1 p.m., followed by a graveside service at Raleigh Memorial Park at 1:30.
LOUISBURG - Norma L. Olsen, 88, died Friday, May 26, 2006. Arrangements by Cremation Society of the Carolinas, Raleigh.
LOUISBURG – Joseph Boyd “J.B.” Land, 73, of Louisburg, died Sunday night.
Bunn High School senior point guard Marcus Little signs a letter-of-intent to continue his basketball career at Louisburg College. Also pictured are (back, l to r) BHS hoops coach Gerald Melton and LC basketball mentor Aaron Denton.
BUNN - Marcus Little’s decision to attend Louisburg College made too much sense for it not to happen.
FRANKLIN COUNTY - Two Players of the Year and three Coaches of the Year.
Whitney Averette escorts Coach Lester Wilder into the FHS gym for his retirement dinner. Wilder is a coach and a friend for Averette. (Times photo by Brett Sherrick)
No Red Ram athlete will ever again wear the jersey number 20.
When you travel to a golf resort and play as a twosome, chances are pretty good that you’re going to get paired up with another group.
Strike up the band.
The Concert and Symphonic Bands of Louisburg High School will present the annual formal spring concert on Friday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Louisburg High School Auditorium on Allen Lane.
Area law enforcement agencies combined on a license checkpoint effort near Franklinton that netted the largest cash seizure in the town’s history — more than $1.5 million.