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School closings, sports event cancellations, food hoarding — We live in a new coronavirus-induced world. Yet some personal health facts remain unchanged. The Centers for Disease Control and … more
After reading the News & Observer and listening to T.V., I came to one point: The $1 billion in taxes paid to buy our voting machines didn’t shorten voting times. Some people stood in line 5-6 … more
Last week when announcing the Wake Forest Christmas parade would be replaced with a festival, town spokesman Bill Crabtree said in a statement it was “due to the ongoing Confederate heritage debate … more
North Carolina is home to some of our nation’s most significant national park sites. From the Great Smokey Mountains to the Wright Brothers National Memorial, our parks are important because they … more
Many people question the bias of the media. Many people have stopped reading newspapers. The front page of your paper on Feb. 28 was Exhibit A of why this is happening. The bold headline read … more
At the March 3, 2020 Wake Forest Planning Board meeting, the board thoroughly failed our community when they voted 5-4 to approve the rezoning of a 272 acre, 988 unit development on Averette … more
Some politicians will promise anything to get elected. When you say free, people think it won’t cost them anything. Free Medicare and college education for the first year will cost three times … more
Wake Forest is growing by leaps and bounds with new people moving in daily. But Wake Forest residents continue to keep its small town community values of giving back and helping our neighbors. I … more
To the Editor, The members of American Legion Auxiliary Franklinton Unit 52 would like to express our sincere appreciation for the men and women who served in the United States Armed … more
To the Editor, Last month a national anti-abortion group made its rounds across North Carolina, stopping at multiple college campuses, including the seminary in Wake Forest directly opposite Wake … more
To the Editor, As a lifelong citizen of Zebulon, it’s always been home to me and my family. A lot has changed, good and bad, but here lately it’s traffic congestion, drug stores and a lot … more
To the Editor, The last investigation on the Russia deal cost millions of tax dollars. Name several agencies that could have used that money and put it to good use. In my 87 years I have never … more
To the Editor, I have read with interest an article about the proposed Wegmans Supermarket coming to town [“Town annexes land to make way for future Wegmans store;” Sept. 13]. I have been … more
To the Editor, A handshake, a big smile and “see you next time” were just some of the trademarks of this man from Knightdale — a man who seemed to know everyone, or at least we all knew him. … more
To the Editor, Your editorial [“A North Carolina Forest Fire;” July 12], from the Greensboro News & Record attacks Lt. Gov. Dan Forest’s recent remarks on the dangers of identity … more
To the Editor, Our daughter, Olivia, has a visual impairment caused by Leber congenital amaurosis, a genetic disability impairing her eyesight and requiring her to use braille. Sending her to … more
Health care is in the forefront of most people’s minds these days. Did you know that here in North Carolina we have the chance to save between $433 million and $4.3 billion every year in health … more
To the Editor, It’s been two months since we had the high winds and storm that came through Zebulon and tore up trees and property in and around Zebulon. One place that was hit hard was the … more
To the Editor, I have read the article concerning the former Sun Trust Bank property that the town of Wake Forest had purchased last year [“Downtown project could be ‘catalytic’ to new … more
To the Editor, Wake Forest needs a comprehensive transit system that benefits all our residents and draws new people to our community. We all recognize that automobile traffic is becoming more and … more
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