Do we ever have enough?

Dr. Mike Walden Around this time of year, I always re-think some of the central assumptions of economics. This is because I have to explain them to new undergraduates, most of whom have no background in economics. This is actually good because they’re coming to me with a clean...
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Join the crowd for the Wake Forest CROP Hunger Walk

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest CROP Hunger Walk 2013 is set for Sunday, September 29, with sign-in at 2:30 p.m. and step-off at 3 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to join in. This year’s walk begins and ends at Wake Forest United Methodist Church, 905 South Main Street. Goals for this...

Business Briefs — Sept. 12, 2013

Wake Forest business community suffers loss •Steve Tarangelo, longtime owner and operator of La Foresta Italian Cafe on Brooks Street in the historic downtown area, died Sept. 8. A wake was held for Tarangelo Monday, Sept. 9 and his funeral was Tuesday at St. Catherine of Siena....
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Avoid pollution — don’t spray that ditch!

by William Lord, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County LOUISBURG — Ditches are some of the worst places to mow. They are not flat and may be deep. It takes a long time to weed-eat them as they line the entire road front. What to do? Spray the ditch with weed killer? Don’t...

Help choose Wake County manager

RALEIGH — Wake County Commissioners want the public to help in the process of hiring a new county manager by completing a short survey. The survey is available s through midnight on Sunday, Sept. 22, and includes three open ended questions: 1. What qualifications, competencies,...