Some families camp, dive into a half-dozen sports activities or play music together. Greg and Maurine Brown and their 11-year-old daughter, Rachel, raise and show miniature dairy goats in their Zebulon backyard.
John Parrish, 91, might be one of the oldest Knightdale residents, but he is one of the most accomplished. He was recently recognized by the town for his contributions through a large brick inset on the northwest corner of Knightdale Station Park.
Residents in the Cheswick subdivision off of the I-540 and Knightdale Boulevard Bypass aren’t happy. Led by resident and a Cheswick homeowner Sunny Myers, a project manager in construction, a group of more than 50 neighbors is claiming that they were lied to by their home-site representative and is seeking the town’s help to pressure the developer or rezone the area.
Wendell leaders know they are in for a fuss, but they believe it’s important enough to prepare for the future that they are willing to take the heat as they revisit the town’s transportation improvement plan.
N.C. Rep. Darren Jackson supports a bill in the General Assembly that would eliminate the ability of neighboring property owners to file protest petitions when a town board is considering a rezoning request. That bill has been passed in the House of Representatives and awaits action in the Senate before it could become law.