Lighting strikes start fires

No injuries, but damage in Tuesday incidents. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Lightning appears to have struck twice in 15 minutes early Tuesday morning on opposite sides of town, starting two fires. No one was injured in either case, though the closeness of the strikes and other...

‘What it was, was football’

In the spirit of the high school football season, which kicks off in week, here are excerpts from beloved comedian Andy Griffith’s now famous 1953 monologue, a description of a college football game from a self-described “country bumpkin.” It was back last October, I believe it...
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Give legislature chance

To the Editor: Usually the articles by Jean McCamy are interesting and upbeat — a respite from all the opinions, opinions, opinions. But this week it seems she, too, cannot resist putting in her two cents, as they say. I must say I do not agree with anything she says, except...
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Need more people pulling

To the Editor: I have a couple of suggestions for Jean McCamy. First she could move to Chapel Hill where she would be with likeminded liberals who constantly whine about our governor and legislature. There are plenty of liberal arts professors over there with hyphenated last...