We, the people

In 1973, two newcomers to Wake Forest, Mrs. Jafar Ali and Mrs. Leon Stenzel, decided it was time for locals to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day with community activities, a parade and fireworks. The two women, both from up North, were channeling celebrations from their own...
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Our yard abounds with growth

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy We don’t have a tidy yard. It’s a big, sprawling former pasture and filled with surprises, some from Mother Nature and some from my mother, even though she’s been gone for more than 20 years. Bob has an orderly vegetable garden behind a fence and...
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Meyer will be missed

To the Editor: With my son’s final year at Wake Forest-Rolesville Middle School behind us, I am writing to publicly thank Mike Meyer for all he did to enrich WFRMS. In addition to being an empathetic guidance counselor who helped guide my son to academic accomplishments, his...
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Forest is mislead

To the Editor: I take exception to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest’s letter to the editor in the June 27 edition of The Wake Weekly. The idea “ill-conceived” was the concept of issuing public critique with unfounded assertions. The “awarding drivers’ permits to...