Ex-mayor responds to Malone letter

To the Editor:   Rep. Chris Malone wrote a letter which strongly praises the new N.C. “Tax Cuts” and the supposed benefits N.C. citizens will receive. However, he left out some important points. First, let me note that while I was on the Wake County Economic Development...

Congratulations to the Team

To the editor:   I sat in the rain Dec. 14 at Carter-Finley Stadium — the outcome of the game had already been decided, but as the song goes, “the band played on!” The crowd, made up of fans, students, parents and supporters, were wrapped against the elements, and as the...

Why we do what we do: A statement of principle

The Wake Weekly newspaper has rolled off the presses and into readers’ hands since 1947. While this process has changed quite a bit in the past half-century — along with the look of our paper — our guiding principles haven’t. As we launch into our 66th year, we again want to...

Wildlife Commission holds public hearings

 RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct public hearings in on proposed changes to the state’s wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2014-15 seasons. District 3’s hearing is scheduled Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at Nash Community College,...

Franklinton County Sheriff’s reports

Arrests •Christopher Mac Privette, 30, 12 Bunns Way, Zebulon, was arrested at home by Deputy B. Strickland and served with a felony warrant out of Wake County for breaking and entering and larceny. He was taken to jail and held on a $2,000 bond. Dec. 18, 7:50 a.m. •Sarah Oakley...