Not-so-brave New Year

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy   Every time I hear an announcement that yet another job has been automated or replaced by an electronic device, I shake my head. That’s all lovely, but where are people going to find jobs? We all know that manufacturing and agriculture is...

Ex-mayor responds to Malone letter

To the Editor:   Rep. Chris Malone wrote a letter which strongly praises the new N.C. “Tax Cuts” and the supposed benefits N.C. citizens will receive. However, he left out some important points. First, let me note that while I was on the Wake County Economic Development...

Congratulations to the Team

To the editor:   I sat in the rain Dec. 14 at Carter-Finley Stadium — the outcome of the game had already been decided, but as the song goes, “the band played on!” The crowd, made up of fans, students, parents and supporters, were wrapped against the elements, and as the...

Why we do what we do: A statement of principle

The Wake Weekly newspaper has rolled off the presses and into readers’ hands since 1947. While this process has changed quite a bit in the past half-century — along with the look of our paper — our guiding principles haven’t. As we launch into our 66th year, we again want to...