Why incumbents keep getting re-elected

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating. In June, a Gallup poll found members’ standing with the American people at an historic low for a midterm-election year. Which...

Enough with big box shops

To the editor: I’m a customer of The Rolesville Weekly. When I am reading, as I do each week, I truly look forward to the outstanding job each one puts into the entire paper.  As a small business owner for over 50 years, I for sure can relate to another big box store coming into...

Eat out for Youngsville

To the editor: First, we would like to thank the Youngsville High School alumni for their generous donations and participation in our first total high school reunion in May 2014 to raise funds for renovations to the Youngsville Museum. We have had such a positive response, we...

Bookworms’ delight

To the editor: Many thanks to all the readers and writers who came to the first Writer’s Night In the Forest on July 17 at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. And thanks as well to The Wake Weekly for announcing the event and covering it. Kudos to Suzanne Lucey and Terry Trummer...

Wake Forest police reports – July 31, 2014

Reported July 21-26 Arrests •Hector Jackson Romero-Gamez, 18, 308 Bargate Street, Apt. 1, Cary, was arrested at 1000 E. Chatham St., and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and having no operator’s license. He was cited and released. July 26, 12:35 a.m. •Eleazar...