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May 24, 2006.
Democrat residents who don’t want to wait until May 30 to cast a ballot for Commission Seat 6 can do so between now and Saturday.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department along with local police served 22 drug-related warrants Thursday following a 45-day undercover operation.
The Economic Development Commission wants changes in the incentive packages offered to businesses and industry.
The case against a man accused of brutally beating a Wake Forest man to death could be resolved this week.
Musicians from the Ridgeway Opry House entertain visitors at Lynch Creek Farm & Antiques on Saturday. The musicians were, from left to right, Earl West, Ellen Loyd, Thomas Yates, Frieda Egerton, Verlain Bailey, Billy Jarrell and Herman Braver.
County farmers did a different kind of business over the weekend.
The 3rd Annual Farm Foods & Crafts Tour brought visitors out to local farms Saturday and Sunday.
FRANKLINTON - Robert “Bob” Bailey, 84, died Friday morning, May 19, 2006 at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 22, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home in Wake Forest, with the Rev. Marie Murray King and the Rev. Thomas Lone officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.
LOUISBURG - Mrs. Dorothy Davis Harris, 78, died Friday, May 19, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 24) at Rocky Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
YOUNGSVILLE - Ms. Tara S. Harris, 30, died Sunday, May 21, 2006. Arrangements by William Toney’s Funeral Home in Spring Hope.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Mr. Thomas E. Brodie, 45, who died Sunday, May 21, 2006, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Nelson Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Manasseh Chapel Church cemetery.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Mrs. Kathryn Stallings, 88, who died Saturday, May 20, 2006, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at Ambassadors for Christ Ministries. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
LOUISBURG - Clementine B. Perry, 86, died Saturday, May 20, 2006 at Zollieville Rest Home, Louisburg. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, May 26, at South Main Street Baptist Church in Louisburg. Burial will follow in the Nelson Baptist Church cemetery.
LOUISBURG - Gary E. Snavely, 71, died Sunday, May 21, 2006 at Franklin Regional Medical Center.
KITTRELL - Funeral services for Mrs. Isabelle Williams Carter, 64, who died Sunday, May 21, 2006, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Ilong Baptist Church, with Rev. Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in the Manasseh church cemetery.
RALEIGH - Kenneth Talmadge Pearce, 74, died Thursday evening, May 18, 2006 at Rex Hospital. Funeral services were Monday, May 22, at Pearce Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
YOUNGSVILLE - Garland Cooke, 76, died Thursday, May 18, 2006 at Franklin Regional Medical Center in Louisburg.
WAKE FOREST - Mr. Thurston Brodie Jr., 58, died Thursday, May 18, 2006 at his residence.
LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. - Margaret W. Johnston, 83, died Saturday, May 20, 2006. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Raytown Church of Christ, 6000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, Mo. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 tonight (Wednesday, May 24) at the Park Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.
Bunn High School’s Nita Cotton (center) splits two runners while competing in the Girls 3200 Relay at the Class 2-A State Track And Field Meet, which was staged last Saturday at Aggie Stadium on the campus of North Carolina A&T University.
GREENSBORO - One of Franklin County’s all-time best distance runners had one final order of unfinished business last Saturday night.
GREENSBORO -- One second-place finish at the states to go with two thirds and one fourth. Indeed, Corrie Trotter enjoyed quite a career as a high jumper at Franklinton High School.
GREENSBORO -- Clennie Wilkins harbored limited expectations from his Louisburg High athletes at last Friday’s Class 1-A State Track and Field Meet.
BUNN -- The Bunn High School softball team lived to see another game in the Class 2-A State Playoffs.
With high school sports winding down, it’s almost time to concentrate on the ultimate sporting ritual of the Franklin County summer.
Spring 2006 brought many honors to Louisburg College’s students and faculty.
Beth Phillips, the former nursing program director at Vance-Granville Community College, returned to the school May 11 to deliver the address to 30 associate degree nursing graduates at their pinning ceremonies.
On Friday, May 19, the newly refurbished and expanded North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores reopened to the public.