Auto insurance rates stable

RALEIGH — While the North Carolina Rate Bureau has asked to be able to increase homeowners insurance by some 24.5 percent this year, they have left auto insurance rates alone. According to the N.C. Department of Insurance, the NCRB submitted a filing Jan. 31 that requests no...
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Solid year for Metal Gear

For quite some time I have been excited about the newest Metal Gear Solid coming out. Later this year, we will have the honor of playing Metal Gear Solid V, which is an open world action-adventure stealth video game currently in development for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox...

AARP offers tax prep help

FRANKLINTON — The AARP Foundation will assist with free individual federal and N.C. income tax preparation and e-filing for anyone who needs help. The assistance is available at the Franklinton Senior Center, 206 East Mason St., Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through April 15. Call...

At the library Feb. 20, 2014

There’s lots going on at area libraries. In addition to events at the Wake Forest library (400 E. Holding Ave., 919-554-8498), other events are planned at East Regional Library (946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, 919-217-5300) and North Regional Library (7009 Harps Mill Road,...

Better plan needed for teacher pay

To the editor:   To improve public schools and give our children the best chance to succeed, we must have a high-quality teacher in every classroom. This means that we must fix our uncompetitive and embarrassingly low teacher salaries across the board. Increasing teacher pay...