Community support made library book sale

To the editor: I’m not from the Wake Forest area originally. I wasn’t all that happy about having to leave my home town. But now I couldn’t be happier to be where I am. What a wonderful community. So many interesting and involved people. So many active civic organizations. And so...

Show the real report card

By John Hood Have you ever seen a bad grade on your child’s report card and then gotten angry at the school for sending you the report card? Of course not. Like it or not, you need to know how your child is really doing so you can do something about it. North Carolinians are...

Still drinking the Kool-Aid

To the editor: I see from the Sept. 26 letter to the editor of The Wake Forest Weekly that Representative Chris Malone continues to drink the GOP Kool-Aid which says that no matter how many people will be helped, if President Obama is for it, Mr. Malone is going to be against it....

Common Core undermines federalism

by Jim Tynen WAKE FOREST — Our recent Common Core Forum highlighted the national standards’ basic flaw: They undermine the federalism that is one of our nation’s greatest strengths. The new Common Core Standards set nationwide guidelines for secondary education. Though supposedly...

Feds challenge Voter ID law

by Scott Mooneyham RALEIGH — The lawsuit came as no surprise. Just two months earlier, the U.S. Justice Department had sued to stop a voter ID law passed in Texas in 2011. In doing so, federal officials said that other lawsuits were likely. North Carolina legislators had just...