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Showing 26 articles from October 17, 2006.

FRONT PAGE

Animal shelter outlined
Commissioners took another step toward building an animal control shelter when they agreed to pay an architect at least $17,000 to craft a more detailed design.

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Tree planting mandated
YOUNGSVILLE — Town commissioners adopted one document and are considering another designed to enhance the town’s appearance.

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Searching for a full house
Searching for a full house
Robert Poole isn’t interested in keeping what he considers the biggest secret in town to himself.

As Louisburg College’s auditorium manager, Poole knows first-hand of the contributions the center offers to the area and of the potential.


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FES students, teachers lose time in park
A field trip to Durant Nature Park on Monday afternoon turned into a lesson on time management for Franklinton Elementary School teachers and students.

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First Sen. James D. Speed Achievement Award given to Pitt youth at N.C. Fair
First Sen. James D. Speed Achievement Award given to Pitt youth at N.C. Fair
RALEIGH — During his long life, former state senator and long-time farmer James Speed reached out to children, sharing his love for an agrarian lifestyle.

During her 17 years, Milo Lewis has done the same thing.


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OBITUARIES

DOLLIE G. “JOLLY DOLLIE” MURRAY
FRANKLINTON - Dollie Goodwin “Jolly Dollie” Murray, 76, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2006 at her home. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 16, in the Franklin Funeral Service chapel in Franklinton, with the Rev. Clyde Waiden officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery.

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MARGARET T. RAY
ZEBULON - Margaret Perry Taylor Ray, 89, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Oct. 15, at Pine Ridge Baptist Church, Zebulon, with Dr. Greg Lawson and Dr. Randall Lolley officiating.

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DOLLIE G. “JOLLY DOLLIE” MURRAY
FRANKLINTON - Dollie Goodwin “Jolly Dollie” Murray, 76, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2006 at her home. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 16, in the Franklin Funeral Service chapel in Franklinton, with the Rev. Clyde Waiden officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery.

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MARGARET T. RAY
ZEBULON - Margaret Perry Taylor Ray, 89, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Oct. 15, at Pine Ridge Baptist Church, Zebulon, with Dr. Greg Lawson and Dr. Randall Lolley officiating.

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R. WESLEY BARHAM
WAKE FOREST - Robert Wesley Barham, 82, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006 at Wellington Nursing Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Oct. 16, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home in Wake Forest with the Rev. Dr. Mike Jones officiating. Burial followed in the Beulah Christian Baptist Church cemetery.

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ELLEN W. BROOKS
ZEBULON - Ellen Dawn Walston Brooks, 81, died at Guardian Care of Zebulon. A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday, Oct. 18) in the chapel of Munden Funeral home, Morehead City. Inurnment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park, Highway 24, Morehead City.

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ROBIN D. PRIVETTE
ZEBULON - Robin Flynn Duke Privette, 42, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006 at Duke Health Raleigh Hospital A celebration of her life was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Hales Chapel Baptist Church, Zebulon, with the Rev. Dan Main and the Rev. L. Jack Glasgow officiating.

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LYDIA K. BELCHER
YOUNGSVILLE - Lydia K. Belcher, 93, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006 . Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday, Oct. 18) in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest. Burial will follow in Wake Forest Cemetery.

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LEANORA R. PERRY
FRANKLINTON - Funeral services for Mrs. Leonora Richardson Perry, 88, who died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Mitchner’s Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Melvin Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the Manasseh Church cemetery.

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MYRTLE MASSENBURG
LOUISBURG - Myrtle Massenburg, 67, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006 at Franklin Regional Medical Center in Louisburg. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. at Mitchell Baptist Church in Louisburg. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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HAROLD E. PIPPIN SR.
ZEBULON - Harold Edmond Pippin Sr., 82, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2006 at the Carolina House of Wake Forest. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Wakefield Central Baptist Church, with Dr. Gattis Perry and the Rev. Horace Hamm officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

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MALCOLM “EDDIE” E. WRENN, JR. (Aug. 16, 1944 – Oct. 16, 2006)
LOUISBURG – Malcolm Edwin “Eddie” Wrenn, Jr., 62, of Louisburg died Monday night. Eddie was preceded in death by his mother, Elaine Ayscue Wrenn.

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SPORTS

LC topped versus foe Hargrave
LC topped versus foe Hargrave
Head coach Rick Mohlmann is still looking for his Louisburg College Hurricanes to put a full 60 minutes together on the football field.

Last Saturday at perennial powerhouse Hargrave Military Academy, LC was blown out in the first half by one of the toughest opponents the Hurricanes will meet this season.


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

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LIFESTYLES

Old Fashion Garden Club honors members
The first meeting of the Old Fashion Garden Club for the new fiscal year was at KFC restaurant in Louisburg.

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COMMUNITY NEWS

October - time to start thinking
October is special to many, because it signals the end of the hot, humid days of summer and the cooling off of our climate here in Franklin County. With these cooler, more comfortable days, people of all ages start spending more time outside with the thoughts of being cooped up in the house during those cold winter months.

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Safe Space vigil Thursday
A ceremony to honor the survivors and remember the victims of domestic violence will be Thursday, Oct. 19.

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PREP FOOTBALL

Chance Encounter
Chance Encounter
FRANKLINTON - Opportunity knocked on several occasions last Friday night for the Franklinton Red Rams.

Looking for their first victory of the season, the Red Rams had a slew of chances to score against the mistake-prone Warren County Eagles.


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Warriors deliver at No. Edge
LEGGETT -- Hakeem Strickland enjoyed a career-best night last Friday for the Louisburg Warriors.

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Key NCC Matchup
Key NCC Matchup
BUNN - After a tight first half, Bunn erupted for four uncontested touchdowns in the third quarter en route to a 47-18 homecoming victory Friday over Northern Carolina Conference foe Northwest Halifax.

In bouncing back from last week’s league loss at Southern Vance, the Wildcats upped their record to 7-1 overall and 1-1 in the NCC.


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Will LHS Win Out In ‘06?
Will LHS Win Out In ‘06?
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Following a loss to Northampton West two weeks ago, Louisburg High football coach James Collier boldly predicted that his Warriors would run the table the rest of the way in the Tar-Roanoke Athletic Conference.

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