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...

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....

Extracted safely? I think not

To the editor:   President Obama gave another memorable speech last Tuesday in the State of the Union address. The topic of clean energy was brief. However, Obama stated, “… natural gas, if extracted safely, is the bridge fuel that can power our economy…” The phra...