Letters

Archive by category ''Letters

  • LETTERS

    Letter: Legislators need to value our teachers

    I was a special ed teacher for 9 years in the public schools in Durham and in Maryland. When I moved here from Maryland because my husband got a job here, I took a big pay cut. North Carolina is number 46 in terms of funding for public schools. We are last in the southeast on per pupil funding. ...

  • LETTERS

    Letter: Thanks for all the help!

    On behalf of the Wendell Council of Churches we all want to thank everyone that was able to donate to the All City Food Drive which was very successful. This is such a worthwhile cause helping the less fortunate. This will go a long way through the three church food pantries to help those in need...

  • LETTERS

    Letter: War deaths do serve a purpose

    On Page 4A of this week’s edition, there was a piece called “Deaths serve no lasting purpose” This was a good article, ...until you got to the last paragraph. “Memories like those would make us want to search high and low for different alternatives” True. But then...

  • LETTERS

    Letter to the editor: Traffic court is unfair

    On October 23, 2011, at approximately 1:45 a.m., I was dispatched to pick up a customer on New Bern Avenue. I called the number given to me by the dispatcher. It turned out to be a tow truck driver. He informed me that he had just towed a car to a repair shop. He informed me that it was closed and...

  • LETTERS

    Letter: Remember your police officers

    May 15 is a very important time for law enforcement professionals: National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

  • LETTERS

    Letter: Why limit senior services?

    Regarding your paper’s April 9 article announcing “Pastor plans center for seniors” why, in 2014, is there a foundation being formed to assist and primarily help African American senior citizens? I would think that many, many senior citizens in eastern Wake County could use ...

  • LETTERS

    Letter: Late night call was no scam

    Community policing is one of the most widely touted law enforcement philosophies of our decade. Years ago the idea of community policing began to take shape with the realization that the police alone cannot effectively keep everyone in their jurisdiction safe all the time. We can’t possibly...

  • LETTERS

    Letter to the Editor: Anna S.

    Iowa student Anna S. is seeking, souvenirs, and post cards from North Carolina.

  • LETTERS

    Letter to the Editor: Where is Wendell’s Parks and Rec?

    I read with great interest the two articles in Wednesday's Eastern Wake News about plans for the Knightdale Farmers' Market and for pedestrian walkways connecting schools to the new park and Mingo Creek Greenway. One of the purposes of these walkways is to promote healthy habits like walking and...

  • LETTERS

    Letter: Straight from the horse’s mouth

    When I tell people that I work with horses at Kindred Spirits Farm in Zebulon they often assume it is therapeutic riding for the physically disabled. In actuality, there are many different approaches to therapeutic horsemanship.

View More