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    Letter: Put in a camouflaged tower

    My house is located on Lake Drive across from the library and the senior citizens’ center, in Wendell and I have lived here for 25 years. I have been with Alltel/Verizon for more than 10 years. In the last couple of years, I have been having increasing problems with my cell phone service ...

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    Letter: Knightdale council made the right decision

    Bicycle lanes would have only created a more dangerous roadway

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    Letter: Board should vote for town growth

    We lost the solar farm. Got it rezoned by Wake County, but neighbors in the Zebulon area didn’t want it beside the trailer park, next door or across the road. They held it up in court until Mr. Osteen moved another solar farm to Bunn where people wanted more tax base for Franklin County. ...

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    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. ...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Letter: Remember your police officers

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

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    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 ...

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    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...

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