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Trump called for peace, not violence

On the Feb. 18 Opinion page, Roger Jollis (letter, “Trump is guilty”) and Jean McCamy (column, “Pred...

Racial Equity workshop would only divide

I read in the Feb. 18 edition that Wake Forest Commissioner Bridget Hall-Lennon wants the town to en...

Poem honors nurses’ sacrifices

Poem honors nurses’ sacrifices I am writing to you to request you share a poem I wrote about the nur...

Trump is guilty

My name is Roger Jollis and am an independent voter who has voted equally for Republicans and Democr...

Wake Forest keeps heart healthy

Wake Forest keeps heart healthy This month is American Heart Month. As a physician I know what I sho...

Insurrection requires consequences

My name is Belinda and I am a small business owner in Raleigh. The House impeached Trump for his inc...

Congress must strengthen voting protections

The first 100 days of Biden’s presidency are under way and I’m hoping that he and Congress will make...

Virtual school not so bad, has benefits

My name is Zach Bilyj. I am a 14-year-old Boy Scout from Troop 5, Wake Forest, Presbyterian Church. ...

School choice benefits students, not systems

The issue of school choice declares education tax dollars should follow students. The issue is not s...

Peace and blessings be upon you

“Love thy neighbor” is a universal teaching in all major world religions and one very much needed in...

Congress should pass global relief

The holidays just passed, and thankfully there is finally a COVID relief bill in sight. Unfortunatel...

Celebrate Granville’s 275-year anniversary

Granville County will soon be observing its 275th anniversary. Established in 1746, the county we ca...

Replace Electoral College with proportional point system

The debate has started again as to whether the U.S. Constitution should be amended in order to chang...

Consider pet adoption to stave off winter blues

America is suffering from a mental health tragedy. Forty percent of Americans — and a whopping 75 pe...

Honor victims’ lives by preventing impaired driving

Ninety-five percent of roadway crashes are completely preventable, so as we approach the end of the ...

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Chase Garnett Strickland

Sheriff: Franklin detention officer, 3 inmates smuggled in drugs, contraband

From staff reports
| March 8, 2021

LOUISBURG — A Franklin County Detention officer and three inmates were arrested and charged with sup...

This illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

Envision Science Academy reports outbreak of COVID-19

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| March 5, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A Wake Forest charter school has an outbreak of COVID-19, authorities said. Envision S...

This Dec. 2  photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows vials of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.

Coronavirus Crisis

Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives in Wake County

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| March 5, 2021

RALEIGH — More than 4,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses were transferred to 29 different vaccine providers ...