Students rewarded for As

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric recently awarded 40 $25 Visa gift cards to area students who received at least one A (or its equivalent) on their report cards through the co-op’s Give Us an A program. This program encourages academic achievement. These awards are part of a drawing...

Wake Electric awards $22,000 in scholarships

WAKE FOREST — Wake Electric has awarded 17 college scholarships totaling $22,000. The $2,000 Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Catherine Elizabeth Keel of Franklin Academy. Additional scholarships of $1,250 were awarded. The awardees include: •Allie Kristin...

Absentee ballots overcome problems

To the editor: Wake County citizens recently met to express opinions on placement of early voting sites for the General Election this fall.  Wake County Board of Election Chairman David Robinson made it clear to all attendees that prior Board decisions regarding the number of...

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

Friday, July 4, should be about more than cookouts and fireworks. The historic date marks a turning point in world history and set our nation on a path toward freedom and individual rights, which we’re still fighting for today. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress,...

Heritage student serves as page

RALEIGH — Heritage High School student Megan Elizabeth Matula served as a page during the recent session of the North Carolina Senate. Megan was sponsored by Senator Jim Davis and was appointed by the Senate president pro tempore, Phil Berger.  She is the daughter of John and...