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Showing 24 articles from September 18, 2007.

FRONT PAGE

HON CEO dispels shutdown rumors
Word that The HON Company is leaving Louisburg was a slip of the tongue on a local radio forum, state Rep. Lucy Allen said this week.

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Bow-WOW: Louisburg clears way for shelter
Bow-WOW: Louisburg clears way for shelter
The Louisburg Town Council made it brief by request in approving a special-use permit for the new county animal shelter to go on T. Kemp Road.
With Councilman Sid Stafford absent, the rest of the Council agreed Monday to the construction of the $1.3-million shelter with a motion made by Councilman Boyd Sturges, who had been a potential opponent of the location next to the Sheriff’s Office when a developer raised concerns about the location in the last couple of months.

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Youngsville, Franklinton staking out legal position
The Franklinton and Youngsville town boards of commissioners have scheduled a special-called meeting today to discuss hiring an attorney to represent their interests in Franklin Regional Medical Center’s relocation request.

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<i>‘I will do my best’</i>
PLEDGE. Reciting the Girl Scout Promise and the Girl Scout Law are, from left, Sarah Gentry, Jessica McKnight and Chandra Mackenzie-Varrato.
‘I will do my best’
The girls came Saturday, the boys on Monday, and they were all ready to join.
Franklin County had annual membership drives for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts over the last couple of weeks, bringing in more than 50 girls county wide and 18 boys into the ranks of Boy Scout Troop 555 and Cub Scout Pack 510, which combined have about 40 members.

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Louisburg considers two downtown properties
The Louisburg Town Council is eyeing two neighboring downtown properties for purchase to develop.

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OBITUARIES

LEONARD A. PRICE
LOUISBURG - Leonard A. Price, 87, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 at Louisburg Nursing Center. A graveside service was conducted Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Allen family cemetery, with the Rev. Bobby Allen officiating.

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JOSEPHINE B. DEMENT
FRANKLINTON - Josephine Breedlove Dement, 90, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 at Wake Medical Center.

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VIOLA D. CAMPBELL
LOUISBURG - Viola Davis Campbell, 91, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 at Franklin Regional Medical Center.

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JOSEPHINE D. LEONARD
RALEIGH - Josephine DeMent Leonard, 94, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007 at Universal Health Care in Raleigh.

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PATSY F. TURNER
Patsy F. Turner, 53, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007.

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SPORTS

Overtime Blues For FHS
Overtime Blues For FHS
WELDON - Franklinton sought its second straight victory last Friday night, but it wasn’t to be as the Red Rams dropped another winnable overtime game against a non-conference opponent.
In Week Two of the season, FHS lost in double overtime at home against Southeast Halifax. The Red Rams had a second OT opportunity Friday, only to fall 12-6 at Weldon.

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Bunn rallies past Oxford Webb, 21-20
Bunn rallies past Oxford Webb, 21-20
OXFORD -- Bunn used some offensive, defensive and special teams heroics to rally in the fourth quarter past host Oxford Webb 21-20 in a wild football thriller last Friday night.
The Wildcats trailed 20-7 with under six minutes remaining in the game before mounting their comeback.

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College’s Big Event finalized
College’s Big Event finalized
Organizers at Louisburg College are putting the finishing touches on preparations for one of the biggest athletics events in school history.
LC’s ‘Big Event’ will be held the weekend of Sept. 28-30 at various spots on campus.

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FOOTBALL WINNERS
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Listed are last weekend’s individual and game winners from The Franklin Times Football Contest:

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LC destroys Averett, 50-0
LC destroys Averett, 50-0
DANVILLE. VA -- Louisburg College racked up a school-record 628 total yards and went on to defeat an overmatched Averett University junior varsity club by a 50-0 margin in football action Sunday.

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Former FHS coach hopes to roll a 300
ROCKY MOUNT -- Rocky Mount’s football players had it all figured out before the start of last season.
They surmised that if they went undefeated and won an NCHSAA state championship that their head coach B.W. Holt would also get his 300th win -- on the nose.

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NC Wesleyan defeats Emory & Henry
ROCKY MOUNT -- The North Carolina Wesleyan football team picked up its first win of the 2007 season last Saturday, defeating Emory & Henry College by a 20-16 score at the Rocky Mount Athletic Complex.

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LIFESTYLES

Yeatman will coordinate Special Olympics
Robert Yeatman, director of Franklin County Parks and Recreation, has been named local program coordinator for Franklin County Special Olympics.

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ENGAGED
Patricia Dawn Macy and Zora Bable O’Neal, both of Morehead City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Paige O’Neal, to Charles Ellis Ford III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Ford Jr. of Louisburg.

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Two FHS students shot; one gang related
FRANKLINTON — Two Franklinton High School students were injured in shootings this weekend in two separate incidents.
According to Franklinton Police Lt. John Green, Daquan Nixon, 16, of Mill St., was shot in a gang-related incident near his home on Saturday evening.

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County suspends water and sewer policy
Franklin County commissioners approved a text amendment Monday night that should delay a premature sewer expansion and give staff more time to plan development.

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Attorney for sheriff OK’d
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved a contract allowing Sheriff Pat Green to employ his own legal counsel, but the board wants to know more about billing.

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Farm Credit offers rural grants
East Carolina Farm Credit is accepting grant applications through their corporate-giving program, The Fund for Rural North Carolina. Grants are available up to $5,000 per organization for programs specifically benefiting farmers and rural residents. Applicants can request funding in one of the four focus areas: education, environment, technology or the quality of rural life.

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BUSINESS

Disgruntled businesswoman hits streets, addresses Council
ATTENTION GRABBER. Louisburg businesswoman Susan Lewis gets motorists’ attention Saturday as she goes against the grain of a town sign ordinance and takes the matter into her own hands with a sign for Sweetie’s, her business off Nash Street.
Disgruntled businesswoman hits streets, addresses Council
Downtown businesswoman Susan Lewis has made her presence known in Louisburg since moving here a couple of years ago, no more intensely than in the last couple of weeks.
Opposing the restrictions of the town’s zoning ordinance for signs, Lewis has placed one in the right-of-way at the corner of Bickett Boulevard and Nash Street in violation of state and town restrictions.

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