Start up the rural economy

D uring most of its history, North Carolina was a state of widely dispersed residents. There were no truly big cities, many small towns and fewer sparsely populated counties than, say, Virginia or Georgia had. Particularly along the state’s rivers and streams, you’d find a...
Posted On 10 Apr 2014

Trentini dinner April 12

WAKE FOREST — The 34th annual Trentini Foundation scholarship banquet is scheduled April 12 at 6 p.m. at The Forks Cafeteria in downtown Wake Forest. On tap to speak at the event is Wake Forest High standout basketball player, Graham Bunn. After graduating in 1997, Bunn played...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014

Sam’s Club unappealing

To the editor:   I read the recent article in The Wake Forest Weekly about the proposal to build a Sam’s Club off Caveness Farms Avenue directly behind the already-established parent-owned Walmart Store. Several things concern me about the location. Anyone who has dined at...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014

Neediest ignored

To the editor:   In response to Senator Neal Hunt’s letter in the March 20 Wake Weekly, if the actions supported by Senator Hunt during the last session of the Legislature are any indication of the benefits that decentralizing the power of the federal government brings, then...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014

Give the president more power

by John Hood Congress should give President Barack Obama more power — when it comes to the issue of free trade, that is. Conservatives and constitutionalists are rightly concerned about recent arrogations or abuse of power by the executive branch. They should demand greater...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014