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for Independent Weekly Vol. 24 Issue 9, February 2007
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Wake County’s schools are at the breaking point. The school system is struggling to cope with the growth the county has seen in recent years. The system does not have enough schools to meet student enrollment and the commissioners oppose new revenue sources which would raise money for the schools and scheduling changes which help ease the burden. Proposed details of a new school bond, the root of the problem, and what the county commissioners and school board believe should be done to solve the problem, are detailed.
Zack Smith describes the impact comics have had on North Carolina and United States culture. Several comic creators from North Carolina have worked on projects for Marvel Comics and DC Comics. There are also two cartoonists from the state who were nominated for Web Cartoonist’s Choice Awards. All of the information on comics and their place in North Carolina culture from the article is presented in the form of a comic strip.