Kudos to Wake commissioners

To the editor: Four members of the Wake County Board of Commissioners deserve special recognition after the last round of decisions regarding Wake County’s budget. Chairman and District 2’s Phil Matthews, Vice-Chair and District 1’s Joe Bryan, most recent member and District 3’s...

Lay, expertise definitions questioned

To the editor: I agree 100 percent with Matthew Reck’s July 10 letter to the editor about the quasi-judicial Special-Use Permit process. Yes, “The town lawyer goes to great lengths to state that the public be made aware they must provide professional expert testimony.” I would go...

Charter schools should operate publicly

To the editor: The North Carolina General Assembly is debating changes to the North Carolina public records requirements for charter schools. Franklin Academy supports efforts to make charter schools’ financial records, ethics requirements of board members and other financial or...

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...