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About the article that appeared in the Sept. 24 edition (“Town to donate $50K in place of giving employees Juneteenth off”): Mayor Jones indicated that “several people recommended that Wake … more
North Carolina is capable of leading not only the Southeast’s charge on clean energy, but the nation’s. Last year, we broke the top 10 largest clean energy workforces nationally after … more
In the United States, an older adult is taken to the emergency room for a fall every 11 seconds. Falls are the No. 1 cause of death among elders. However, falls are preventable. Understanding … more
The Atlantic recently attacked President Trump over his cancelled 2018 trip to the Aisne–Marne American Cemetery near Paris. It maliciously propagates the Left’s “propaganda tool” through … more
Well, here we are again to say goodbye to a great man who made the paper as it is today: a joy to get and look at and read with pride. I was in it many times myself. You only had to know Bob Allen to … more
This is only for Christian Trump supporters. First, I know you will point to his Supreme Court nominees, defense of religious freedom, stance on abortion, and trying to make the economy better as … more
More than ever before, we hear people talk about today’s times as “unprecedented times.” Hearing these words makes my heart fall every time. The COVID-19 has brought us into a situation where … more
Printed in the Aug. 27 Wake Weekly, my letter to the editor (“Rejecting Confederate group reeks of national self loathing”) addressed the decision, by the management of The Forks restaurant, to … more
Voting by mail should replace voting at the polls in its entirety. The two institutions that can definitely be trusted are the county boards of elections and the United States Postal Service. The … more
This letter is not to debate why historians say the South really left the Union (fought the Civil War) nor to explain why I find the Confederate flag offensive. Though, I will remind those that may … more
I’m writing in response to the letter published on August 27, written by John Grindas regarding the Sons of Confederate Veterans being asked to find a different meeting location (“Rejecting … more
Here, the operative word is “punt” (“Rolesville commissioners punt on allowing smaller houses,”, Aug. 7). Are the citizens of Rolesville and, therefore, their … more
We are very disappointed to learn of the Forks Cafeteria's decision to ask the Sons of Confederate Veterans to find another meeting place (“Confederate group asked to meet elsewhere,” … more
We started dining at The Forks Cafeteria more than 15 years ago. We took our grandchildren there for lunch whenever they were visiting. They so looked forward to it, as did my wife and I. So it is … more
I’m 16 and I wanted to share my opinion on the COVID-19 situation. I recently traveled to Chico, California. They are offering a lot of different options for outdoor seating for their local … more
The coronavirus has killed over 100 so far in Wake County. Devastating for families. Less well publicized is the devastation to families who have lost loved ones to overdoses of illegal drugs. … more
The first time I voted in a presidential general election was 1996. The Republican platform that year called for a new president because, in part, our “society grows more violent and less … more
Something to celebrate: It’s a frog, toad and turtle summer. Ask any kid who’s been to a local creek or a nearby pond. “Ribbit! Ribbit!” Some of Wake Forest’s smallest creatures offer … more
It seems to me, given the exceedingly late and lethargic (actually, lack of any discernible) plan to help the states aggressively test, trace and quarantine against the spread of the coronavirus and … more
Most days my walks take me past many of our friendly neighborhood giants. Trees are uncomplaining witnesses to our comings and goings. Far from being oblivious or uncaring, they offer cover, … more
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