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Showing 27 articles from September 4, 2007.

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Nifong sentence: special prosecutor Charles Davis says right message sent
Nifong sentence: special prosecutor Charles Davis says right message sent
Former Durham District Attorney Mike Nifong will spend a day in jail, punishment for his zealous prosecutorial tactics that could have sent three innocent men to the same place for much longer.
Louisburg attorney Charles Davis, who served as special prosecutor in the two-day hearing that ended on Friday said Nifong’s sentence sends the right message.

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Need for hay reaches emergency
Although the heat has fallen from triple digits, Franklin County farmers are still struggling with a drought that has created a statewide emergency for hay.

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Woman sentenced 4 months
Neither the defense attorney nor the victim’s family appeared happy with a plea agreement Tuesday after a Franklin County woman was ordered to serve three months in jail for killing her boyfriend.

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LABOR DAY
LABOR DAY
There was no rest for this writing spider over the Labor Day weekend, spotted working in a local garden. Although a bit threatening in size, the striking spider is not harmful to humans and thrives on insects such as flies and mosquitoes.

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New Bunn officer works high school hallways
BUNN — The Board of Commissioners agreed during a special called meeting Friday to hire a school resource officer.
By unanimous vote, the board tabbed Doug Elliot as its school resource officer, and he’ll be responsible for securing Bunn High School.

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Leapin’ lizard! Animal control hosts ‘Miss Izzy’
Leapin’ lizard! Animal control hosts ‘Miss Izzy’
Officers with the county’s Animal Control Office were expecting to find a home this week for a unique visitor.
Animal Control Officer Maylon Edwards responded to a house in Youngsville last Wednesday after a property owner reported that a previous resident had left an iguana in the home.

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OBITUARIES

BETTIE G. KELLEY
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Bettie G. Kelley, 97, who died Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at Haywood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Luther Coppedge officiating.

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HAROLD C. ABERNATHY SR.
LOUISBURG - Harold Clay Abernathy Sr., 64, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2007.

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ELIJAH MILLER
FRANKLINTON - Elijah Miller, 65, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007.

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DOUGLAS L. UPCHURCH
LOUISBURG - Douglas Lee Upchurch, 65, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 at his home.

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HAROLD D. ROSEHART
HENDERSON - Harold David Rosehart, 83, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Guardian Care of Henderson.

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WILLIS B. HARRELL
FUQUAY-VARINA - Willis Burton Harrell, 82, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007 at Wake Medical Hospital.

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JOHN W. THEDIECK SR.
YOUNGSVILLE - John William Thedieck Sr., 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007.

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LISSIE T. LANGDON
ZEBULON - Lissie Ray Thompson Langdon, 82, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007.

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SPORTS

LC’s Storm Watch
LC’s Storm Watch
LOUISBURG - David Sexton has rarely entered a season -- at least in recent memory -- with as many questions as he does in 2007.
Sexton had enjoyed an amazing run of national-level success during his decade-long stint as the head men’s soccer coach at Louisburg College.

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Bullet of a victory for Bunn
JAMESVILLE -- A long trip toward the coast proved to be a profitable journey last Friday for the Bunn Wildcats.
Bunn’s stingy defense limited host Jamesville to just 42 total yards, and the Wildcats went on to post a 48-0 decision in a non-conference football contest.

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Warriors shut out Red Rams
Warriors shut out Red Rams
LOUISBURG -- Louisburg got the victory, but Franklinton made a statement during last Friday’s non-conference football contest at Warrior Field.
Host LHS entered the game as a prohibitive favorite, but the Red Rams hung tough before the Warriors were finally able to wrap up a 30-0 decision.

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Reekie’s side is on a roll at Louisburg College
Reekie’s side is on a roll at Louisburg College
LOUISBURG -- Already revered as one of the school’s all-time best men’s players, Adam Reekie hopes to make his mark at Louisburg College again -- this time as the women’s soccer coach.
Reekie, who starred at LC from 2001-03, has returned to the campus as the Lady Hurricanes’ skipper. Results have been positive so far, as the Lady Hurricanes are off to a 3-0 start.

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LC takes road game at GMU
FAIRFAX, VA. -- George Mason has proven to be a recent nemesis for the Louisburg College football team.
Over the past two years, GMU has edged LC on the gridiron. But not this time around.

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Season finishes for Carolina’s Mudcats
ZEBULON -- The Carolina Mudcats (32-38) ended their season on a positive note Monday afternoon, knocking off the Tennessee Smokies (37-33) by a 4-3 final at Five County Stadium in a Southern League baseball event.

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HIGH SCHOOL GRID SCORES
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Listed are last week’s North Carolina high school football results:

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LIFESTYLES

Kinton, Couch exchange vows
Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville was the setting for the Aug. 25, 2007 wedding of Tiffany Reagan Kinton and Michael Gerald Couch. The Rev. Pamela J. Gilliam officiated.

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SCHOOLS/EDUCATION

YES teacher gets up close with farm living
The Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham was the site of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Summer Reading Teacher Inservice Workshop.

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HONORS
The following Franklin County students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2007 semester at North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro:

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COMMUNITY NEWS

RoundUp helps BFD and Boys and Girls
Thanks to members who choose to round up their Wake Electric power bill each month to the next whole dollar, the company was able to contribute almost $15,000 to local non-profit organizations.

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FC Arts Council program has children dancing in the park
More than 30 people gathered at River Bend Park in Louisburg recently to enjoy sun, dancing, refreshments and take part in a clothing giveaway.

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Soil and water funds available
The Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District has received its cost share allocation from the state for nonpoint source pollution control from agricultural activities.

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