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This Week in History — Dec. 5, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years.   1923 •War Savings Stamps, issued in 1919, come due at the first of the year. Wake Forest Postmaster C.Y. Holden requests that those wishing prompt payment turn their stamps...

Defending Laws, Howling at Their Makers

by: Scott Mooneyham Republican leaders, from the governor’s office to the legislature, are outraged, yes, outraged to find that Attorney General Roy Cooper is throwing around his political opinions about the laws that they have been passing. A big part of Cooper’s job...

Phones on plane not smart idea

by: Jean McCamy   I have a cell phone. It’s not very smart and it lives in a dark corner of my pocketbook until I take it out to make a call. I don’t know what the number is, and since it’s never on and it doesn’t know how to take messages, there’s no real reason for anybody...