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Blessed Gracie

The Rev. Dr. Vicki L. Smith, rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Wake Forest blessed animals at Paws at Play and  the Wake Forest Veterinary Hospital recently. Getting her dog Gracie blessed is Vivian Shillingsburg.

Halloween Spooktacular to be held Oct. 24

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department holds its annual Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. The Halloween Spooktacular is a free festival for children ages 12 and younger. This year’s...

School vouchers provide more opportunities

by Bob Luebke The overheated PR engines of many liberal education advocacy groups have done an effective job of raising doubt about the commitment of conservatives to public education. Regrettably, while Republicans in the General Assembly succeeded in getting education policies...

Looking for the anarchists

by Scott Mooneyham The fellow who heads the General Assembly police caused quite a stir the other day when he testified in court that his police force had labeled some Raleigh-area people “anarchists” and collected intelligence on them. According to a Raleigh newspaper, the...