This week in history we look back 10, 25 and 50 years to see what was going on in the eastern Wake County area.
In 2004, Knightdale was experiencing its own water woes. In 1989, concerned parents were consolidating against the new busing plan for Corinth Holders Elementary School. And in 1964, the plans of the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce to attract more industry to the town hit a snag.
What is it about this time of year that makes water systems go haywire? In recent editions we’ve looked at water problems in eastern Wake in 1969 and 1989. In 2004, Knightdale continued this strange, cross-decade pattern of water problems.
Bringing in new business is difficult. There’s a massive amount of infrastructure that’s required to support it. In August of 1964, the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce discovered that it had overlooked one important aspect of that infrastructure which was necessary to progress.