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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...

Celebrate history of Cooperative Extension Saturday in Bunn

BUNN — In 1914, the Smith-Lever Act established the cooperative extension service, a state-by-state national network of educators who extend university-based research and knowledge to the public. N.C. State University and A&T State University’s Cooperative Extension 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. ...

Educational bureaucracy needs fixing

To the editor: Here we are again. With the start of a new legislative session, the debate on education reform has returned to center stage. We both know it’s hardly a dialogue. It’s intractable trench warfare. And it’s exhausting, isn’t it? I think it is because we’re arguing in...

Set higher standard for N.C.

Think that the quality of political debate is low and declining? I agree. For a recent, telling example of the problem, consider the debate about North Carolina’s participation in Common Core. Some years ago, the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State...