WARRENTON — Investigators continue to search for three men suspected in the shooting death of a Warren County convenience store clerk Friday.
Randy Terrell, 41, son of a retired Franklin County deputy, was killed during a robbery at PaPa’s Country Store and Grill in southern Warren County. The father of three had only worked there for three months.
Commissioners have scheduled a work session for next week, giving them a chance to take a pencil and eraser to the county’s proposed budget.
On Monday night, County Manager Chris Coudriet presented commissioners with a $76-million spending proposal for the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
Forty years, hundreds of touched lives and 1,034 victories in 300 seconds.
When inductees are selected for the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, they are kindly asked to keep their acceptance speeches to five minutes or less.
For Louisburg College’s Russ Frazier, that would prove to be a daunting task. In a quartet of amazing decades on the LC campus, Frazier transformed the Hurricanes into a national powerhouse that would earn nine berths in the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series.
Information about sexual predators is only a few computer clicks away.
For years, residents could thumb through a thick catalog of the county’s registered sex offenders at the Sheriff’s Office on T. Kemp Road.
As tour guests threaded through long, narrow rows of strawberry patches, Rachel Jeffreys took a moment away from the constant flow of visitors and smiles.
Jeffreys’ Strawberry Patch was one of nine farms that made up the 4th annual Franklin County Farm Foods and Crafts Tour on May 19 and 20.
LOUISBURG - Randy Stephen Terrell, 41, died Friday, May 18, 2007. Graveside services were conducted Monday, May 21, at Corinth Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Joe Proctor officiating.
FRANKLINTON - Nancy Carolyn Joyner, 72, died Wednesday, May 16, 2007, at Louisburg Nursing Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 20, at First Baptist Church in Franklinton, with the Rev. Diane Dozier officiating. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery in Franklinton.
JOHNS ISLAND, S.C.- -Funeral services for Julia Marie Rivers, 87, formerly of Louisburg, who died Saturday, May 19, 2007, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Allen Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Michael Alston officiating.
LOUISBURG - Rose Ellington Clark, 60, died Saturday, May 19, 2007 at Duke Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 22, at Centerville Baptist Church, with the Rev. Keith Campbell officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
LOUISBURG – Lucy Mozzelle Edwards Thayer, 66, of Louisburg, died Saturday morning.
BUNN -- Few Bunn teams -- and none in recent history -- have traveled as far as this one in the Class 2-A State Baseball Playoffs.
With that in mind, there were plenty of season-long achievements to reflect upon following the Wildcats’ elimination from the playoffs last Saturday at home.
LOUISBURG - Louisburg High has officially entered recent unchartered territory in the Class 1-A State Softball Playoffs.
Unless you’re LHS head coach Erica Wammock.
Back in 1998, Wammock, then a sophomore, was part of a Lady Warriors’ club that reached the state finals. Louisburg hasn’t made it as far as the third round since then.
KING -- Melanie Lovin always knew the potential was there for her Bunn High fast-pitch softball team to make a deep run in the Class 2-A State Playoffs.
It was just a matter of putting all of the pieces together.
LOUISBURG -- Even though he was almost one foot shorter than his opponent, Louisburg freshman phenom Chase Ragland stood toe-to-to with Camden’s Preston Dodson for the first four innings of last Friday’s third-round contest of the Class 1-A State Baseball Playoffs.
GREENSBORO -- Bunn High School senior April Cooke capped off her impressive career with another solid performance at last Friday’s Class 2-A State Track and Field Meet.
BUNN -- Jamie Richardson has always considered hers to be a two-fold purpose as the head softball coach at Bunn Middle School:
Teach her players to have success on their current level, and also develop them so they are key contributors once they join the program at Bunn High.
CHAPEL HILL -- Listed is Tuesday’s schedule from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Baseball Playoffs:
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. -- Ryan Bear homered and drove in four runs, with Brett Hayes adding a two-run shot as Carolina snapped a personal six-game losing streak against Jacksonville, downing the Suns 9-4 on Sunday afternoon at the Baseball Grounds in a Class AA Southern League diamond matchup.
Judy Igelman and Jimmy Mann share an opportunity to shag during the community celebration. (Times photo by Carey Johnson)
Curves has announced that the 2007 Curves Food Drive brought in 900 pounds in Franklinton that will benefit the local Franklinton Senior Center. Around the world, Curves members donated nearly 11 million pounds of food to their local food banks during March.
Heather Harris and Katharine Harris, both students at Franklin Academy, recently served as pages for the North Carolina House of Representatives.
The Board of Education on Monday accepted an $11.2-million, single-prime bid for the new west Franklinton elementary school.
The decision must have county commissioners’ approval.
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a letter of support Monday night for two health centers applying for a federal grant to establish a qualified health center here.
The annual NAACP Mother of the Year Banquet was April 14 at the Interdenominational Ushers Headquarters Building in Franklinton.
The Louisburg Town Council has granted a five-year vested rights agreement to Louisburg Plaza LLC., progressing toward a Wal-Mart Supercenter.