USDA warns of food price increase

Ongoing drought conditions in California, midwest to blame. By Clellie Allen Editor WASHINGTON — As the drought conditions in California remain dire with the driest year on record for the state, the Department of Agriculture has warned the price of beef, among other commodities,...

Business Briefs – May 29, 2014

Respiratory therapist lauded  David Dixon of Wake Forest is recognized as an Ambassador of the Month at Johnston Health in Smithfield, where he has worked as a respiratory therapist for three and a half years. The Ambassador program recognizes employees who go above and beyond...

Wake Forest police citations – May 29, 2014

•Brooke Nicole Wall, 17, 5526 Zebulon Road, consumption of alcohol by minor.  May 17, 3:21 a.m. •Katelyn Ann Riters, 17, 129 Deacon Ridge St., consumption of alcohol by minor.  May 17, 3:17 a.m. •Justin Ali Hassen, 30 Shellcross Court, Youngsville, possession of Schedule VI...
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This Week in History

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1964 •S&W Chevrolet of Wake Forest is building a new chassis for a fire truck for Rolesville, which is expanding its fire department. Alexander Welding Company of Raleigh will...

Jobs bill in House is right thing to do

To the editor: The great North State has had a long and rich tradition of manufacturing, which has served us well.  Over the past couple of decades, we have begun transitioning away from that tradition, but there is some good news for some of these traditional companies. ...