School bond vital for Rolesville

To the editor: The Wake County Public School System Bond is a lot of money. I would have preferred that it would have been divided in half and voted on at several different times. With the fast growth in Rolesville and throughout the county, classrooms are needed. To me, the most...

School bond supporters need to do homework

To the editor: The school bond issue is not a partisan issue, nor is it about the $12 per month tax increase. The issue is good, honest governance and fiscal accountability. It is about the kids, and the schools’ basic mission of giving them a sound education. In 2003, about 89...

School Briefs — week of Sept. 26, 2013

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Tomorrow, Friday is the first early release day for Wake County traditional calendar schools. -Elementary School- Forest Pines Elementary •PTA’s Boosterthon runs through Oct. 2. •Family Spirit Night is...
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New Master Gardeners certified

The Extension Master Gardener program of Wake County welcomes 33 new members. RALEIGH — The Extension Master Gardener (EMG) program of Wake County recently certified 33 new members after a series of courses and special projects in all aspects of horticulture including botany,...

Today last day to vote for October election

WAKE FOREST — The deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information for the Oct. 8 election is today (Friday). All voter registration applications must be postmarked on or before Sept. 13, or hand delivered to the Wake County Board of Elections office, 337 S....