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Cherry Hill concert to be Sunday
Cherry Hill concert to be Sunday
A well-known Cherry Hill favorite, organist Dr. Daniel Steinert, and bass/baritone soloist Dr. Scott MacLeod, who has sung opera professionally and taught in Vienna, will combine their talents to perform at historic Cherry Hill in Warren County at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Their performance will be the third in the fall series at the historic home and commemorates Justice John Hall.

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SAFETY LESSON
SAFETY LESSON
Child care students at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus recently celebrated Fire Safety Week (Oct. 8-12 with a visit from Louisburg Firefighter Dalton West, Smokey the Bear, and the “Fire Pup.”

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<i>New Year’s Eve wedding planned</i>
New Year’s Eve wedding planned
Roy and Ivey Sutton of Louisburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily to Alex Taylor, son of Brooks and Pilar Taylor of Birmingham, Ala. A New Year’s Eve wedding is planned at Meredith College in Raleigh.

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Newest arrival
Newest arrival
Jeremy and Brandy Rogers of Youngsville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Landon David Rogers, born Sept. 2, 2012 at Wake Medical Center, Raleigh. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

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<i>Fiber art: ‘It’s like painting with wool, artist explains</i>
Fiber art: ‘It’s like painting with wool, artist explains
Textile and fiber art may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think “art.”
Yet, some of these art forms have been around for thousands of years. They include weaving, knitting and crochet, macramé, quilting, lace making, spinning, and felting.
FCAC member Margaret Hilpert uses felt to create colorful wall hangings and landscapes.

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Man in stolen car leads police on chase
Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Louisburg man after he wrecked a stolen car and led police on a brief foot chase.
According to a report by Dep. Kiel Gunter, he responded to Cedar Creek Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle call.

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No Scoring Zone
No Scoring Zone
BUNN -- From a scoring standpoint, nothing came out of Monday’s key Northern Carolina Conference showdown between backyard rivals Louisburg and Bunn.
But for the Warriors, nothing meant something as the 0-0 tie wrapped up a spot for LHS in the Class 2-A State Playoffs.

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LC’S LATE ARRIVAL
LC’S LATE ARRIVAL
BUNN -- Glancing only at the final score, it would be easy to surmise that the Louisburg College Hurricanes have waltzed past their last two opponents in Northeast Conference football action.
Last Saturday’s decision over Hudson Valley Community College followed a similar script to LC’s previous-game meeting with Monroe College.

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Nifty 56 For Bunn
Nifty 56 For Bunn
BUNN -- Of all the story lines available for Bunn’s Senior Night, suspense wasn’t destined to be one of them.
Needing a victory to clinch the Northern Carolina Conference football championship, the Wildcats score four touchdowns in the first quarter alone en route to a 56-0 triumph last Friday against the struggling Northwest Halifax Vikings.

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Cardwell works at Five Co.
Cardwell works at Five Co.
Brent Cardwell has worked all across the Southeast portion of the United States during his career as a baseball umpire.
But one of Cardwell’s greatest thrills came just down the road from home.
In late August, Cardwell had the opportunity to umpire a Class A Carolina League diamond series between the Potomac Nationals and the host Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium.

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HIGH SCHOOL GRID SCORES
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Listed are last Friday night’s results from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association football season:

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Offensive Explosion
Offensive Explosion
KENLY -- When one door closes, another one opens.
That’s the theory Franklinton High School head coach Jeremy Buck has taken after starting quarterback Daquan Neal was rendered unavailable on offense two weeks ago following a broken thumb injury.
With Neal out, Buck reshuffled Franklinton’s offensive schemes -- and with great success in FHS’ last two outings.

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Warriors rally to topple Roanoke Rapids
Warriors rally to topple Roanoke Rapids
ROANOKE RAPIDS -- Possibly every single fan at Hoyle Field had their eyes on the chain crew on the turf at the exact same moment.
With less than two minutes remaining on the clock and facing a fourth and four, Roanoke Rapids quarterback De’Juan Walker picked himself up off the ground after a short gain.

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A Playoff Sweep
A Playoff Sweep
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Franklin County went a rare 3-for-3 during last weekend’s opening round of the Class 2-A State Volleyball Playoffs.
But the road promised to get much more difficult on Tuesday for county contenders Franklinton, Louisburg and Bunn.

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Hurricanes shut out Wake Tech
Hurricanes shut out Wake Tech
RALEIGH -- The fifth-ranked Louisburg College men’s soccer team finished their 2012 regular season with a perfect 15-0 as they defeated homestanding Wake Tech Community College 3-0 last Saturday afternoon.
Freshman midfielder, Rene Legien scored a pair of goals in the conference win and Adrian Gonzales picked up the other LC score.

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Miracle League to host event
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- The Miracle League of Franklin County will host a ‘Night of Miracles’ on Nov. 17 at the Franklinton High School Cafeteria.
A catered dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by an auction at 6 p.m.
Several items and experiences will be up for auction.

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SACK ATTACK
SACK ATTACK
Louisburg College’s Calvin Pate (94) roars in for a sack -- and eventual fumble recovery -- during last Saturday’s home decision against Hudson Valley Community College.

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TANK TAKES IT TO THE HOUSE
TANK TAKES IT TO THE HOUSE
Franklinton’s Tank Yarbrough rumbles through a wide-open hole for the Red Rams during last Friday night’s conference football triumph against the host North Johnston Panthers.

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Louisburg at Roanoke Rapids
Louisburg at Roanoke Rapids
ROANOKE RAPIDS -- Possibly every single fan at Hoyle Field had their eyes on the chain crew on the turf at the exact same moment.
With less than two minutes remaining on the clock and facing a fourth and four, Roanoke Rapids quarterback De’Juan Walker picked himself up off the ground after a short gain.

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FHS’ Offense Explodes Again
FHS’ Offense Explodes Again
KENLY -- When one door closes, another one opens.
That’s the theory Franklinton High School head coach Jeremy Buck has taken after starting quarterback Daquan Neal was rendered unavailable on offense two weeks ago following a broken thumb injury.
With Neal out, Buck reshuffled Franklinton’s offensive schemes -- and with great success in FHS’ last two outings.

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Bunn Waltzes Past Vikings
Bunn Waltzes Past Vikings
BUNN -- Of all the storylines available for Bunn’s Senior Night, suspense wasn’t destined to be one of them.
Needing a victory to clinch the Northern Carolina Conference football championship, the Wildcats score four touchdowns in the first quarter alone en route to a 56-0 triumph against the struggling Northwest Halifax Vikings.

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Park recommendation may be delayed some to finalize data on sites
An advisory board tasked with determining a new site for county recess was given a bit more homework to do.
During an Oct. 9 meeting, the county’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board agreed that it would recommend a Dyking Road property to become the county’s next park site.

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A few ‘bugs’ found in new radio system
Franklin County switched over to its new, nearly $11 million 911 system last week.
And while the system is an upgrade over a system that has been cited for flaws for decades, there are still some bugs to work out.
“There are some hiccups and blind spots in the county,” Franklinton Police Chief John Green Jr., told his board members earlier this week. “They are in the process of fixing some audio errors.

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<i>As slow as molasses!</i>
As slow as molasses!
To say the Evans family is as slow as molasses is not a slight.
It’s a source of pride for a family that has grown sweet, sticky sorghum molasses on their Centerville area farm for the past 200 years.
“I’ve been making it all my life and I’m 65 years old,” said Lewis Evans, the family patriarch who picked up the craft from his father, Everette Evans...

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<i>New man takes helm of Franklinton utilities</i>
New man takes helm of Franklinton utilities
FRANKLINTON — For the first time in more than 30 years, the town’s infrastructure will be cared for by someone else.
Long-time public works director Raymond Bragg retired at the end of September, ending 32 years of service for the town.

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