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Don’t blame Build Back Better for budget bloat

I’m tired of hearing from politicians that we can’t afford to spend any money on our people. Many o...

Proposed development would change town’s character

We need to preserve the Wake Forest golf course for the health of our watershed and environment. Th...

Child care a barrier to federal aid

If the United States does not have free child care and also a work requirement in order for the Chil...

Fund teachers, health care in state budget

I am writing to promote an equitable state budget. Medicaid must be expanded to help the working poo...

Don't allow development at old golf course

I would like to clearly say: I love living in Wake Forest! My family and I have been a part of this ...

We need rules to guarantee redistricting is fair

We need rules to guarantee redistricting is fair No matter where we live or our background, America...

America’s conspiracies have gotten out of hand

As a lifelong member of the political silent majority, even I have reached the enough-is-enough stag...

Print edition too thin on local sports

The Wake Weekly was always my favorite newspaper, so I could read about the local school sports (all...

NC must not be gerrymandered again

For years, politicians in Raleigh have shown contempt for transparency and public engagement on issu...

Columnist blind to American rioters

While I generally enjoy Jean McCamy’s “Views And Reviews” column for its humor and whimsy, something...

Newspaper’s top-notch reporting a value to readers

I finally got around to reading your issue for July 23 and had my hat blown into the creek by the re...

Owner’s eviction notices avoid simple solution

George Mackie, the owner of Wellington Mobile Home Park in Wake Forest, has the right to sell this p...

Town will inevitably approve unpopular rezoning

In this letter, I do not opine on the merits of Mr. Mackie’s desire to sell his land to a developer....

Petition seeks to stop Wake Forest golf course development

The Concerned Citizens for the Preservation of Wake Forest Open Space Inc. will host its second Keep...

Immigrants don’t deserve our money

Do the math! According to TV on June 25, over 987,000 cross the boarder and were caught. This does n...

Local news

Under legislative redistricting plans approved Nov. 4, Senate District 11 will encompass the entirety of Vance, Franklin and Nash counties. The current district includes all of Nash County and a large portion of Johnston County.

2022 ELECTIONS

Speed running for Franklin’s NC Senate seat

By Lindell J. Kay
| November 29, 2021

LOUISBURG — Franklin County Commissioner Mark Speed has announced his candidacy for the N.C. Senate’...

A redrawn N.C. Senate District 13 combines Granville County with a northern and eastern swath of Wake County that includes Wake Forest, Rolesville and Zebulon.

2022 ELECTIONS

Mary Willis Bode to seek Wake-Granville seat in NC Senate

From staff reports
| November 29, 2021

Attorney, nonprofit leader and real estate regulator Mary Willis Bode wants to represent Wake and Gr...

Easley Jr.

Easley sworn in as Eastern District’s US attorney

For Restoration NewsMedia
| November 27, 2021

RALEIGH — Michael F. Easley Jr. has taken the oath of office to become the United States attorney fo...

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