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Positive ending to season

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — The rivalry between Wakefield and Wake Forest is long standing and well known, but the last game of the season for Wake Forest and Wakefield’s girls soccer teams was played with an air of friendship. Both Cougar coach Jeremiah Mattingly...

Saving his corner of the world

I blame it on my years working for this newspaper, when it was my job to talk to strangers and ask questions, but I can’t seem to help speaking to people while standing in line, sitting in a waiting room, wandering through a museum or wherever. That’s how I met the man who is...

Teacher salary studies not unified

To the editor: When I went to my mailbox today and opened up The Franklin Weekly, I was appalled by the opinion piece by John Hood titled, “Pay Teachers for Results, Not Degrees.” This article is just another example of how teachers are subjected to policymakers’ poorly informed...

Opportunity Scholarship program a ruse

To the editor: John Hood’s article on school choice (The Wake Weekly, May 8) would have one believe that the Opportunity Scholarship program, which is now being contested in court, was the legislature’s magnanimous effort to provide poor parents the chance to send their children...