Gas prices rise slightly

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.37 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average which increased 3.4 cents per...
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Don’t mess with this Gamma, scamma’

by Jean McCamy The TV was on when the phone rang and I heard a somewhat muffled voice say, “Hi Gamma, it’s me. I need to talk to you.” Not hearing him very clearly, I said, “What?” “It’s me, your oldest grandson. I need to talk to you.” What grandmother would ignore that request?...

Convenience is too costly

To the editor:   In the March 6 issue of The Wake Weekly, a column by Scott Mooneyham expressed an interesting point of view on the much-maligned election reform bill. Several paragraphs of conjecture on Governor McCrory’s thought process and reading comprehension skills...

Public Works appreciated

To the editor:   After reading the article, “Miscom-munication Cited in Report,” in the most recently published issue of the Wake Forest Weekly, I wanted to write to express my thanks for the town of Wake Forest’s Public Works Department (PWD). I applaud the town for doing...

Thanks for quilters’ spotlight

To the editor:   A great big thank you to the town of Wake Forest and the Wake Forest Department of Parks and Recreation for their continuous support over the past 15 years. Wake Forest Quilting Friends originated with beginner and intermediate quilting classes in 1998-99....

Franklin County sheriff’s reports – March 13, 2014

Arrests •Amy Sarah Kidd, 21, 481 Winston Street, Franklinton, was arrested at home and charged with four counts of identity theft, unlawful obtaining credit card and financial card fraud, all felony charges. She was taken to jail and held on $5,000 bond. Officer C. Vaughan. March...

Wake Forest police reports – March 13, 2014

For week of March 3-9 Arrests •Michael Aaron Glasscock, 22, 906 Bear Branch Way, Apt. 202, and Danielle Elizabeth Surabian, 21, 3316 Falconhurst Dr., were arrested at Kohls, 12620 Capital Blvd. and charged with larceny of three pairs of earrings, a sweatshirt and some women’s...

Franklinton/Youngsville police reports – March 13, 2014

Franklinton Arrests •James Louis Boyd, 16, 24 Risen Way, Franklinton, was arrested at S. Main Street and Cedar Creek Road, Franklinton and charged with shoplifting. He was taken to Franklin County jail and held on $500 bond. March 5, 4:30 p.m. Incidents •Forcible entry burglary...