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Showing 22 articles from July 15, 2006.

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Several teens arrested in Lake Royale, Louisburg break-ins
Lake Royale Police and other law enforcement agencies combined to arrest three teens suspected of a rash of break-ins. At 2 a.m. on July 6, break-in reports began rolling into the Lake Royale Police Department.

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Red Cross blood drive goal exceeded in Louisburg
Red Cross blood drive goal exceeded in Louisburg
Franklin County and area residents came out in force Wednesday to help the Red Cross stock its blood supply. Representatives of the Triangle Area Chapter of Red Cross said the need for more blood in the region was critical and residents gave accordingly.

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No cruisin’ for Berger and Allen
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No cruisin’ for Berger and Allen
Some state leaders are taking heat for what’s being called a taxpayer-funded party cruise just before the July 4 weekend, but neither of Franklin County’s two delegates attended.
The state Ports Authority organized an invitation-only trip aboard a river-class ferry so state leaders could attend the tall ship festival in Beaufort on July 1.
The trip is being criticized because the taxpayer-paid-for excursion came complete with a steel drum band, catered seafood, beer and wine and desserts.

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Girls snip off tresses for ‘love’
Girls snip off tresses for ‘love’
Many people cut their hair in the summertime to beat the heat, but two Franklinton girls had a different reason. Brianna Grey, 10, and Samantha Southard, 14, cut their hair to donate it to Locks of Love.

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Parata stays in Durham; no decision yet on Youngsville
Franklin County economic development officials hope a deal that allows a Durham company to expand its corporate headquarters will pay dividends for its manufacturing arm in Youngsville.

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OBITUARIES

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ANNIE F. DANIELS
LOUISBURG – Annie Frances Hale Daniels, 63, of 16 Alert Road, died Thursday morning at her home. Funeral service will be 11 am Saturday at Alert Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Brian Autry officiating. Burial will follow in the Pernell Family Cemetery.

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HAZEL W. FORD
CLARKDALE, Ariz. -Hazel Waddell Ford, 66, died July 6, 2006 while in Mexico. A memorial service will be held today (Saturday, July 15) in Clarkdale, Ariz.

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JAMES L. KOLB
James Lawrence Kolb, 54, of Kittrell died Tuesday, July 11, 2006 in Virginia. A visitation was Friday night at Lancaster Funerals and Cremations in Louisburg.

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LUCINDIA WILKINS
ROCKY MOUNT - Lucindia Wilkins, 76, died Tuesday, July 11, 2006. A funeral service will be conducted today (Saturday, July 15) at 2 p.m. at the Pine Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Hedgepeth officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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PHILIP STARK INSCOE
CHESAPEAKE, VA - Philip Stark Inscoe, 51, died July 11, 2006 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, 4889 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 5045 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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THOMAS M. PHILLIPS
SPRUCE PINE - Thomas Milton Phillips died June 10, 2006. A memorial service and family visitation will be held at 1 p.m. today (Saturday, July 15) at the Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine.

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TINA JAYNE HOLDER
FRANKLINTON - Tina Jayne Holder, 47, an accomplished pastry chef, died Thursday in a Henderson hospital. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 18, 2006 at 10 a.m. in the Franklin Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Rigney officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.

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SPORTS

Rays On A Roll
HELPING HAND. Noah Patton receives a little assistance from Town & Country head coach Jennifer Burnette during his race Thursday against Broadlands in Louisburg. (Times photo by Geoff Neville)
Rays On A Roll
LOUISBURG — Home proved to be plenty sweet Thursday for the Town and Country Stingrays. TC, taking on rival Raleigh Broadlands, picked up its first victory of the summer swim season by a convincing 329-185 score. Town and Country, coached by Jennifer Burnette, is now 1-1 on the campaign.

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Tourneys galore in the area
Tourneys galore in the area
LOUISBURG -- When Louisburg won the Dixie Youth State Major League Tournament last August, Parks and Rec Director Brent Cardwell retired the royal blue jerseys that the players wore during their championship run.

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Bridges to continue career at NC Wesleyan
Bridges to continue career at NC Wesleyan
BUNN -- Few silver linings can be found in the tragic death of Bunn High School athlete Marc Philippeaux in January of 2005. But eighteen months later, Philippeaux’s spirit still lives within his football and basketball teammates at BHS.

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Untimely death at Clemson
Carey Johnson, my trusted cohort in journalism crime, purchases a copy of the USA Today just about every afternoon for consumption with his lunch break. When Carey is done reading the paper, he usually sets it aside, where it remains until the recycling man comes to pick it up.

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Hicks Road development gets OK for smaller lots
A development on Hicks Road can have lots that are smaller than zoning restrictions would ordinarily allow. The Youngsville Board of Commissioners approved a special use application Thursday during its regular meeting that will allow Tri South Developments to subdivide a 61-acre property into lots that are less than 10,000 square feet.

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First Citizens: two managers assume roles
First Citizens Bank has named two key positions that affect the Louisburg branch to better service local customers. David Dickerson has been named manager of retail banking with First Citizens Bank and will focus on the Louisburg and Spring Hope areas. He is based in the Louisburg Main office at 509 E. Nash St. and can be reached at 919-496-0900.

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Embarq offers new integrated voicemail
Embarq has introduced a new service bundle, which includes a new integrated voicemail service. Company officials said the move makes it easier for customers to use their home and wireless phones to stay connected and keep informed of the events in their lives.

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Buzzard in the garden
A new boutique, Buzzard Towne Home and Garden, is now open at The Cotton Company in Downtown Wake Forest. Buzzard Towne Home and Garden specializes in garden statues and figurines, uniquely crafted and handmade.

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