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  • LETTERS

    Charles Ritter: Good vs. bad fracking legislation

    Fracking pits will be more numerous and dangerous than coal ash pits because undisclosed toxic fracking liquids will flow downhill easier than coal ash into the Jordan Lake reservoir and its tributaries, contaminating livestock, crops and the drinking water for western Wake County.

  • LETTERS

    Alexandria Blake: Too much growth hurts wildlife

    The problem of too much growth has become a community-wide issue. The citizens of Cary should be upset by the number of homes being produced every year that takes away our wildlife and beautiful environment.

  • LETTERS

    Bonnie Millis: A big thank-you from pet-adoption group

    Saturday, March 29 was a wet, rainy day. But that didn’t stop the shoppers at the Walmart on Kildare Farm Road in Cary from supporting the Second Chance Pet Adoptions volunteers who were there to fill a truck with items needed at the animal rescue shelter.

  • LETTERS

    Layne Thomas: Look to downtown Apex

    While I think it’s great the Cary Town Council is coming up with ideas to lure people to downtown Cary, I wonder why they have not taken into consideration what downtown Apex has done.

  • COLUMNS

    Parent Pathways: Will we ever get to the root of bullying?

    You can’t openly abuse others, physically or mentally, and expect to have any modicum of success in the world, outside of prison or on the streets. And in a public school, isn’t that what we’re trying to do – teach kids how to live successfully in the world?

  • LETTERS

    Joan Robinson: The suburbs are just fine

    To the letter writer in The Cary News and Southwest Wake News who said he is offended by the inference that “density is bad,” we would like to retort that we are offended by the inference that suburbanism is bad and outdated.

  • LETTERS

    Steve Diehl: Fairer Morrisville election

    Let’s not have another Morrisville Town Council election with confusing and meaningless “districts.” All council members serve at large, representing all of Morrisville. No one represents a “district.” The majority vote of all citizens is required to be elected.

  • COLUMNS

    Green Hope students raise money for band program

    Three Green Hope High School students have found a way to pursue their passion for music while making some money for their school’s band program.

  • COLUMNS

    Faith Filter: Hunting for the meaning of Easter

    My shoes may be a little too tight or maybe my head is not screwed on right (borrowing loosely from Dr. Seuss), but this year’s Easter hype seems to be all about a rush to get the goodies without a pause to remember the purpose for the holiday.

  • LETTERS

    Randy Murray: A water problem on High House Road

    Seeing that the town of Cary plans to fix road intersections all over town, why can’t it fix the obvious standing-water problem on High House Road (between Maynard and Old Apex roads)?

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