Legislature gets A- on growth

by John Hood When it comes to addressing North Carolina’s most- pressing challenge, our lackluster economy, the state legislature deserves a grade of A- for its 2013 session. Here’s how I computed the grade. Last year I wrote and published Our Best Foot Forward: An...
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The past meets the future

Members of the first graduating Rolesville High class on hand for opening of new school by Clellie Allen ROLESVILLE — More than a hundred local dignitaries, residents, school personnel, public safety officers and school board members were on hand, Tuesday, for the highly...
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School board praises Rolesville High

by Burwell Stark RALEIGH — July 23, the Wake County Board of Education held its routine, open full board meeting that was mostly notable for its silence about the controversial state budget that has been tentatively approved by the General Assembly. A budget which, if passed and...
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Election signals end of era

Youngsville loses veterans as candidate filing period ends. YOUNGSVILLE —  Youngsville has seen its share of changes in the past few years, however, the biggest change in town currently can be seen at the Franklin County Board of Elections. Longtime commissioners Leelan Woodlief,...
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Rolesville Road to be repaved

Official says work on road projects won’t affect daily commute. By David Leone WAKE COUNTY — Sections of Rolesville Road and Durant Road will be repaved this year. The work will add a layer of new asphalt along a 3.5-mile section of Rolesville Road/Young Street between U.S. 401...