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, the robot overlords gained a foothold in Knightdale. In 1989, teachers were on the war path again after a cut to their pay. And in 1964, a Zebulon native achieved a high honor.
A while back, it was revealed that the Knightdale red light cameras are no longer doing anything. While we have escaped the baleful blinking red eye of the robot overlords for now, the practice got its start 10 years ago in 2004.
It’s no secret that education in N.C. could be a lot better. Part of the hotly debated issue is teacher pay. In 1989, teachers were riled up about a cut to their bonuses.
Promotion to Colonel is far from guaranteed in the military. It represents a tremendous commitment of time, blood, sweat and tears to service of our country. In 1964, Phillip R. Bunn achieved this honor.