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Obsession for garaging vehicles started with early bicycle days

Roving I don’t know what possesses me to always want a garage for my car (or cars) ever since I had my first car. It goes way back to even my bicycle days, when I wouldn’t ever leave my bike outside all night instead of in our garage. This was quite a contrast from some of my...

Chamber to host education summit April 8

WAKE FOREST — Dr. June Atkinson, the state superintendent of public schools, will be the keynote speaker for the April 8 Education Summit being hosted by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce from 8 a.m. until 10 at CenturyLink, 14111 Capital Blvd. The purpose of the Education...
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A cut of love

WAKE FOREST — Meagan Montgomery of Wake Forest cut off more than 12 inches of her hair for Locks of Love recently. The cut and subsequent styling of the new ‘do were handled by Hair Designs by Gail, 2700 East Wait Ave. Locks of Love (LOL) is a public nonprofit organization that...

Have fun at Youngsville Fire Family Day April 12

YOUNGSVILLE — Youngsville Fire Department Family Fun Day is April 12 starting at 11 a.m. at Hill Ridge Farm Convention Center on Tarboro Road. Families are invited to enjoy hot dogs, $8 chicken plates to eat in or take out and have lots of fun with the kids.

Farmers market begins summer hours

WAKE FOREST — Starting Saturday, The Wake Forest Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon for its regular season. Customers may purchase local beef, chicken, lamb, goat and duck meat, eggs, honey, baked goods, gluten-free baked goods, herbs and soon — hot house tomatoes...

Autism expo this weekend

RALEIGH — The annual Autism Expo will take place at the N.C. fairgrounds in Raleigh Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In an effort to unite families with questions and experts with answers, speakers will cover topics including a variety of therapies, Individual Education...

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...

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...

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...