Library offers summer fun

The focus is on kids at the Wake Forest Community Library, 400 E. Holding Ave. Most programs are free. Call for information and to register, if indicated. For more information, see wakegov.com/libraries. •Family storytime. Young children and their families participate in an...

Study justifies doodling habit

I wish Catherine Lee could have seen last week’s CBS-TV show, Sunday Morning. It may have helped my case way back in high school. Miss Lee taught science at Wake Forest High School in the 1940s and ’50s. She was what was then called “a spinster,” and she rented a room in a...

Veterans need action, not ‘promises’

To the editor: The Veterans Administration scandal and the deaths of veterans who fought and lost their battle to obtain earned benefits has local impact and is worthy of attention.   It is an old story of broken promises, and one that continues to repeat itself.   I remember my...

Some taxes are no privilege

To the editor: The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association would like to thank Representative Marilyn Avila, Representative Chris Malone and Senator Chad Barefoot for their bi-partisan support to rein in a tax that was never envisioned to get to these levels.  I would like to...