Officials, staff and professors are searching for Louisburg College’s next president.
Reginald Ponder tendered his letter of resignation this year, making his departure from the school effective in June — the end of the academic year.
Two sites in one night - the Board of Education made two critical land purchase decisions Monday.
EPSOM FIRE BABY Nine-month-old Ethan Fuller could be a volunteer firefighter in the making, following the footsteps of his father, Lt. Russell Fuller of the Epsom department. The youngster was with mom, Melissa Moody, above at the Epsom Firemen’s Day on Saturday.
From putting together a basic first aid kit to suggestions on maintaining health and dealing with disease, the Healthcare Guide that’s included in this edition of The Franklin Times is designed to help readers focus on their most important asset, their health!
Youngsville officials and attorneys agreed to work out a financial settlement with a once-terminated employee just hours before a jury was to be seated.
Bill Harris has opened a store where music lovers can find the newest CD from Fergie or dust off an old vinyl favorite by the Eagles.
Harris, who has spent more than 25 years in radio, decided to become his own boss last summer, buying Nits and Nats Music last summer.
Sally Opper, of Youngsville entered the Wake Forest Farmers Market’s first chili cook-off this past weekend. This year’s proceeds benefitted the Bunn Fire Department. The winner of the cook-off was Billy Ray’s Big Boy’s Chili of Wake Forest. The Firehouse Division was won by Wake Forest #2 - accepted by Bill Wandrack and Jeanne Bogner.
LOUISBURG - Joe Foster, 56, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Sept. 27) at Haywood Baptist Church with the Rev. Emma Solomon officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Church Cemetery.
LOUISBURG - Margie H. Craddock, 69, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006 at Franklin Regional Medical Center. Cryptside services were conducted Monday, Sept. 25, at Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum with Pastor Ronnie West officiating.
ZEBULON - Jessie Thomas Jones, 50, of the Pilot Community, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006. A graveside service was conducted Sunday, Sept. 24, at Greenmount Cemetery.
FAYETTEVILLE - Funeral services for Murrie Brown Jr. were held on Friday, Sept. 1, 2006 at Lewis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial followed at Cumberland Memorial Gardens.
YOUNGSVILLE - Ronnie Mae Carpenter, 79, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006 at her home. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, Sept. 25 at the Wake Forest Church of God. Burial followed in the Wake Forest Cemetery.
LOUISBURG - Colleen L. Young, 76, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006.
LOUISBURG -- Considering this season’s histrionics between the clubs, it was almost a given that Monday’s volleyball matchup between Louisburg and Northern Vance would be one of the most competitive contests of the season.
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GREENVILLE -- A school-record 38 home games at Lewis Field at Clark-LeClair Stadium, including a pair of home tournaments, the East Carolina University Invitational and the Fourth Annual Keith LeClair Classic, highlight the 2006 ECU baseball schedule announced Monday by head baseball coach Billy Godwin.
PACKING A PLATE. Faye Layton sits at the end of an assembly line as she prepares plates to go to hungry customers. After the beef was roasted, Bunn High Future Farmers of America students put all the fixings on the plates. Layton helped package them for transport.
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The annual Youngsville Fall Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The event will include a craft show with more than 30 vendors selling all types of items so this is an excellent opportunity to start that Christmas shopping or pick up a special item, organizers said.
“Temptations” tribute are: James Wright, Smoak Ackerman, Harry Dupree, Ray Hyman and L.S. Ward.
ROCKY MOUNT - Before the season began, Bunn High head football coach David Howle accentuated the toughness of his club’s non-conference schedule.
Maybe so, but the Wildcats made it through the difficult trek with six consecutive victories following an impressive 42-14 road decision last Friday at Nash Central in the non-league finale for both squads.
GASTON -- Northampton West returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never looked back en route to defeating Franklinton 62-0 in a non-league football matchup last Friday night on the West campus.
LOUISBURG -- Senior Randy Lassiter has offered plenty of heroics as a quarterback during his career at Louisburg High School.