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Showing 27 articles from July 25, 2007.

FRONT PAGE

BREAKING NEWS!! HOSPITAL MOVE DENIED!!
The state Division of Facility Services has denied Franklin Regional Medical Center’s request to relocate to Youngsville.

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Harry Potter Midnight Craze
FIRST BUY. Linda Chauvin was the first to buy the new Harry Potter book at the Coffee Hound Bookshop in Louisburg early Saturday morning at midnight.
Harry Potter Midnight Craze
There was magic in the air Friday night at the Coffee Hound Bookshop on Nash Street in Louisburg.
The seventh and final installment in J.K. Rowling’s enormously popular Harry Potter fantasy series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” was released at midnight, with the line of customers stretching to the door at the Coffee Hound.

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Gang fire erupts
A Franklinton teenager was arrested Thursday after firing two shots into a vehicle with four other teens.
Louis Yarborough Jr., 17, of 14 Gentlewinds Drive, allegedly fired two shots from a 12-gauge shotgun at a Ford Explorer being driven by Joseph Dubois, 19, and carrying Joseph Fogg, 18 and two other teens, ages 15 and 14.

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Litter bill tossed out
Litter bill tossed out
Proponents of a litter reduction bill plan to recycle the legislation next year after loud, powerful opponents stalled it this session.
Rather than put the bill to a vote last week — which supporters said would have failed — Sen. Doug Berger plans to bring it back in the short session next year.

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Novozymes’ team approach to community support
Novozymes’ team approach to community support
FRANKLINTON — A global biotechnology leader is making a difference in its Franklin County home.
Novozymes has donated huge amounts of money and time through the years to help better the community it is a part of.

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OBITUARIES

CATHERINE E. PERRY
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Catherine Edgerton Perry, 89, who died Thursday, July 19, 2007, were conducted Tuesday, July 24, at 1 p.m. at South Main Street Baptist Church, with Bishop Genie Perry officiating. Burial followed in the Cemetery on the Hill.

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WARREN D. WILDER
FRANKLINTON - Warren D. Wilder, 62, died Monday, July 16, 2007. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 21, at First Baptist Church in Franklinton, with the Rev. Yvonne Beasley officiating. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Franklinton.

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JANIE D. PERRY
YOUNGSVILLE - Janie DeMent Perry, 90, died Saturday, July 21, 2007 at her home. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, July 24, at Pope’s Chapel United Church of Christ cemetery, with the Rev. Don Ward and the Rev. Russell Hucks officiating.

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NELLIE MAE WILLIAMS
LOUISBURG - Nellie Mae Marsh Latherow Williams passed away peacefully, Monday, July 23, 2007, after a short illness. She was born July 4, 1925 in Pitcairn, PA, the daughter of Dorothea and Benjamin Marsh. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Russell W. Latherow and Francis T. Williams.

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HAZEL P. JEFFREYS (March 12, 1920 – July 23, 2007)
LOUISBURG – Hazel Alma Perry Jeffreys, 87, of Louisburg, died Monday morning at Louisburg Nursing Center.

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NATHAN COLE, JR. (Nov. 7, 1924 – July 21, 2007)
LOUISBURG – Nathan “Nat” Cole, Jr., 82, of Louisburg, died Saturday afternoon.

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VERNON C. SMITH
BUNN - Vernon C. Smith died Sunday, July 22. Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Zebulon.

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SPORTS

the fabulous baker girl
the fabulous baker girl
It is hard to let go of something loved so much.
Just ask Sabrina Baker.
Baker, 18, of Louisburg, has been an avid swimmer since she was 11 years old and is about to complete her last season on the Town and Country Swim Team.
“I’m going to miss it a lot,” she said.
“I’ve been doing it for so long it just seems natural to keep on, and now I can’t anymore.”

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Stingrays belly flop
Town and Country could have used a few extra fins in last Thursday’s swim meet. The Stingrays got stung by the Finley Swim Team out of Raleigh on Thursday in a 101-259 loss.

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Fall rec soccer registration
Louisburg Parks and Recreation Department is accepting soccer registrations for children 4-12 for the fall soccer season.

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Gym Rats: LHS Lady Warriors dig open practices
Peak physical condition is essential to success in practically every sports genre.
The Louisburg High School Lady Warriors have been in the gym all summer working on that element of an already strong game.

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A day in Paradise
A day in Paradise
Rock-and-roller Gibson J. Haynes once sang that it’s better to regret something you have done than something you haven’t done.
Maybe that’s an oversimplification in today’s decision-filled world. Life goes by so fast -- and so continuously -- that you often don’t have time to think about regretting your choices. And sometimes, it’s best to err on the side of discreet caution.

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LIFESTYLES

Gold Sand reunion: Class of 1942
The Gold Sand High School Class of 1942 celebrated its 65th reunion on April 7 at the Murphy House in Louisburg.

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Add zest to summer meals
The season for barbecue marinades, salad vinaigrettes, and recipes featuring citrus zest and other grated delicacies is in full swing. And nothing spices up your favorite summertime meal like finely grated citrus in your barbecue rub or chocolate shavings on your crowd-pleasing dessert.

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Beef up your grilling knowledge
Grilling has become the new great American pastime with families spending more time in their back yards firing up the grill to prepare their favorite fare. According to a survey of consumer grilling preferences conducted in mid-June by the Hearth, Patio and Barbeque Association (HPBA), 83 percent of U.S. adults cook on an outdoor grill, and for most, it is a year-round occurrence.

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SCHOOLS/EDUCATION

HONORS
Elizabeth Moss, daughter of Susan and Jim Moss of Youngsville, has been named to the spring semester honor roll at Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, where she recently completed the 10th grade

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COMMUNITY NEWS

BINGO, watermelon and a sunny day
BINGO, watermelon and a sunny day
The county Department of Aging had its annual Fun Day at River Bend Park on July 18. Pictured are buddies Thomas Perdue, left, and Ollie Merritt enjoying slices of juicy watermelon provided by county Commissioner Harry Foy. (Times photo by Mason Rizzo)

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Stainback, Hedgepeth marry on April 14
Katherine Louise Stainback and Charles Thomas Hedgepeth II were united in marriage on Saturday, April 14, 2007, during a 4:30 p.m. ceremony at Corinth Baptist Church, Louisburg. The Rev. Rodney Inscoe was the officiating minister.

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Fuller, Smith marry June 9
Jamie Lynn Fuller and Thomas Glenn Smith II were married on June 9, 2007 at Louisburg Baptist Church. The officiating minister for the 2 p.m. ceremony was Ronnie West.

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ENGAGED
Edith Hardy of Bunn announces the engagement of her daughter, Annie M. Richardson, to Larry D. Pulley of Wendell, the son of Ester Pulley of Knightdale and the late Alex Pulley. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Henry Richardson.The wedding will take place on Aug. 11, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Rocky Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Louisburg.

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BIRTHS
Mary A. Clifton and Eoin P. O’Riada are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ciara Ruth O’Riada, born May 4, 2007 at WakeMed in Raleigh. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long.

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BUSINESS

Defense lab could locate in Butner, help jobs here
A nearly half-a-billion-dollar research lab that could locate in Butner would have an impact on Franklin County, economic development officials said this week.

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