Independence Day will be celebrated all day long in Eastern Wake County, starting in Wendell in the morning and ending with fireworks at Knightdale Station Park and the Carolina Mudcats stadium at night.
Congratulations, 15-year-old boys and girls: If you can pass the DMV’s written test about the rules of the road, the state Senate is ready to hand you the car keys. Forget about 30 hours of classroom instruction. Don’t worry about six hours of behind-the-wheel training. To quote the rock-solid wisdom of Pink Floyd: We don’t need no education.
The Wake County school system has been steadily reducing the number of multi-track year-round schools. Some say the reduction has endangered the multi-track program while others say there still not enough traditional-calendar seats.
It’s not news that it’s hot outside. Aside from the fact that it’s the time of year for such oppressive heat, the current spell has been underway for a few weeks now. Temperatures have forced many of us indoors to seek the relief of an air conditioner or a fan.