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Breaking News: Man cited after high-speed chase
Breaking News: Man cited after high-speed chase

YOUNGSVILLE -- A Wake County man who led Franklin County sheriff's deputies on a two-county, high-speed chase that resulted in a cement truck wreck is slated to appear in court next month -- and the next.
Skylar S. Blackley, 20, faces charges associated with the incident in Wake and Franklin counties. He was already facing charges from Chatham and Durham counties.


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Youngsville rallies to aid homeless couple

YOUNGSVILLE -- When most officers roll up on a suspicious vehicle, they prepare themselves to dispense enforcement of the law.
Det. 1st Sgt. Ronald Adkins, though, was ready with another tool -- compassion.
He responded to the Ace Hardware parking lot the morning of Jan. 22 to check on a report of a suspicious vehicle.
According to the report, the Ford pickup truck had been sitting there at least two days.


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New marketing group suggests cutting price of industrial park site

LOUISBURG -- The organization that oversees the development of four regional business parks is looking to a Raleigh commercial group to market the sites.
One of their first orders of business -- at least on the table for discussion -- is dropping the asking price for land at the Franklin County site.


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A MIDWINTER TEASE
A MIDWINTER TEASE

Franklin County woke up Tuesday morning to a surprise dusting of white, not enough to cause serious problems, but enough to remind everyone that it's late January and the region is still very much in the clutches of winter. Although the dusting of snow wasn't forecast, local youngsters were thrilled even though it wasn't enough to close, or even delay, schools.


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Possible tax hike looms; half-cent eyed
Possible tax hike looms; half-cent eyed

LOUISBURG -- Residents will get a chance next month to speak about the county's plan to fund courthouse renovations and a school land purchase that, with no fiscal changes, could cost taxpayers an extra half-cent on the tax rate.
Finance officials, though, were quick to note that a correlative rise in taxes was not a given.
The county has figured that it will need to borrow $2 million to cover the cost of renovating the county courthouse, plus the $600,000 it has agreed it would provide the school system to buy 60 acres next to Louisburg High School for expansion of athletic facilities.


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<i>'Education is a must today'</i>
'Education is a must today'

LOUISBURG -- A Harlem Globetrotter "Legend" visited two Vance-Granville Community College campuses, including the one in Louisburg, passing out his message: education is the only surefire path to success.
Raleigh native James "Twiggy" Sanders, who played with the Globetrotters from 1974 until 1991, spoke first at VGCC's Franklin County Campus near Louisburg and later in the Civic Center on the college's Main Campus in Henderson.


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Franklin Face
Franklin Face

Franklinton resident Jermaine Mitchell


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