Drivers licenses for all would improve safety

One of the biggest flashpoints in the ongoing national debate over immigration policy centers is on the matter of drivers’ licenses. To anti-immigrant groups and those who champion mass deportations, the idea of providing driver’s licenses to undocumented individuals is anathema....

Election reforms help reveal voter fraud

A stunning report by the State Board of Elections has revealed clear voter fraud in the 2012 election — evidently in tens of thousands of instances. The North Carolina State Board of Elections (SBOE) reported last week to the Joint Legislative Elections Oversight Committee on the...

Wake Forest police reports – April 10, 2014

Citations Reported March 27-April 2, 2014   •Chante Simmons Daniel, 48, 406 Galashiels Place, operating vehicle with no insurance, other unspecified violation. April 1, 10:01 p.m. •Thomas Salmond Washington, 27, 5113 Tomasita Court, Raleigh, expired registration tag, expired...

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...

Sidney Albert Jones, 68

Sidney Albert Jones, 68, of Franklinton, passed away, Friday, April 4, 2014, at Franklin Medical Center. He was born in Durham County, the son of the late Tully Enos Jones and Estelle Kelly Jones. A celebration of his life was held Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in the Chapel of...

Dorothy Bell Burnette, 77

Dorothy Bell Burnette, 77, of Welcome, N.C., died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Nellie Pearce Bell Potts and William Cleathen Bell. She was preceded in death by a brother, E.C. Bell, and by a sister, Bobbie Bell...
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Ronald Jerome Massenburg Sr., 59

Ronald Jerome Massenburg Sr., 59, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014. He was born May 31, 1954, and grew up in Wake Forest. He was a member of the 1968 state championship Dubois High School football team. He is survived by his wife, Ethel; son, Ronald Jr.;...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

All persons, firms or corporations having claims against John F. Stockdale, deceased, of Wake County, North Carolina, are notified to exhibit the same to the undersigned on or before July 4, 2014 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. Debtors of the decedent are asked...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

All persons, firms or corporations having claims against Sidney N. Jordan, deceased, of Wake County, North Carolina, are notified to exhibit the same to the undersigned on or before July 4, 2014 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. Debtors of the decedent are asked...