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A comeback for campus kangaroo courts?

By Corey Friedman
| April 17, 2021

Whether or not Mukund Vengalattore dated a graduate student under his supervision, Cornell Universit...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Abolish NC's death penalty

By Tom Campbell
| April 16, 2021

Virginia just became the first state in the South to abolish the death penalty, significant because ...

John Hood

OPINION

Bigger government isn't the answer

By John Hood
| April 16, 2021

RALEIGH — Is it the job of government to make you happy? While it may seem like a straightforward qu...

Marty Simpkins

Commentary

Sports rise as COVID-19 cases fall

By Marty Simpkins
| April 15, 2021

It’s been a while since I’ve written a column. That’s probably a good thing — I’ve been so busy cove...

Shawn Taylor

Commentary

A double dose of reality

By Shawn Taylor
| April 15, 2021

I woke up one night last week in chills and aches — and boy I’m glad I did. All said, the symptoms ...

Jean McCamy

Commentary | Views and Reviews

A very strange tour of Wake Forest

By Jean McCamy
| April 15, 2021

Last Sunday morning when the newspaper was delayed because of a production problem, I was browsing t...

Gary Pearce

From FDR to LBJ to Joe Biden

By Gary Pearce
| April 14, 2021

Joe Biden’s surprisingly progressive presidency looks more like Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B....

Weekly devotional: Peace be with us

By Grace Ministries USA
| April 15, 2021

John 20:19-20 (ESV) “On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked w...

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

Opinion

Dave Difilippo Cartoon

April 16, 2021

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John Hood

OPINION

Corporate tax should be state's priority

By John Hood
| April 16, 2021

RALEIGH — North Carolina state government is headed into the 2021-22 fiscal year with nearly $5 bill...

OPINION

Comic villain just needed some therapy

By Corey Friedman
| April 12, 2021

A careless comparison meant to skewer Jordan Peterson is backfiring in a big way. The psychology pro...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

Was popping mileage fee balloon a good idea?

By Mike Walden
| April 12, 2021

There’s a concept in politics called a “trial balloon.” It’s a way to test the support for a policy ...

Laree Lewis

Commentary

Review: Mistress of Mystery lives in her own mystery

By Laree Lewis
| April 8, 2021

Does The New York Times bestselling author of biographical fiction (“The Only Woman in The Room,” “C...

OPINION

Dave DiFilippo cartoon for April 6

April 8, 2021

OPINION

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

April 8, 2021

OPINION

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

April 8, 2021

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Never a better time to invest in NC

By Tom Campbell
| April 8, 2021

North Carolina is poised to make great gains as we recover from the pandemic. We are becoming a majo...

John Hood

OPINION

'Partisan' reading bill passes easily

By John Hood
| April 8, 2021

RALEIGH — On March 31, the North Carolina Senate passed the hugely controversial SB 387, titled the ...

Amanda Dixon

Commentary

Chasin’ squirrels leads to laughs

By Amanda Dixon
| April 12, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Several years ago, while covering a local municipality meeting, the board wandered way o...

Jean McCamy

Opinion | Views and Reviews

Don’t make obstructionism so easy

By Jean McCamy
| April 7, 2021

Filibuster is a fun word to say but defining it has become more problematic of late. I always though...


Local news

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce held a celebratory ribbon cutting for new member Town Hall Burger & Beer on Wednesday, April 7. Town Hall Burger and Beer is in Wakefield Crossing at 13100 Falls of Neuse Road in Raleigh. It’s open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

New burger joint celebrates opening in north Raleigh

For The Wake Weekly
| April 17, 2021

The Zebulon Woman's Club partnered with the Zebulon Police Department to raise awareness of child abuse. The club planted 24 spinning pinwheels near the Blue Star Memorial at the police department, honoring the founding of the club in 1924. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Zebulon Woman's Club, police raise awareness of child abuse

For The Wake Weekly
| April 16, 2021

Donnie Hight, left, is congratulated for his service by Mark Dwyer, the commander of the Walter E. Cole Post 187 American Legion. Hight, a lifetime resident of Wake Forest, received his 60-year American Legion service award at Post 187’s regular meeting in March. Hight enrolled in the Wake Forest American Legion following his release from active service in the U.S. Navy after World War II and has continued ever since. The group said Hight has contributed to the advancement of the Legion Post and the community of Wake Forest. Hight has participated in the enhancements to the Wake Forest Veterans Memorial while serving as chairman of the committee dedicated to the preservation of an important veteran monument devoted to the citizens of Wake Forest who perished while defending the nation in all conflicts since the Revolutionary War. The monument serves as an important location for community service honoring Wake Forest veterans.

Legionnaires recognize Hight for 60 years of service

For The Wake Weekly
| April 16, 2021

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