Do you have a story you’d like to share about south west Raleigh? Perhaps you want to highlight an event or something happening in your neighborhood. The success of southwestraleigh.com will largely depend on your contributions.
Contributing a post
If you would like to contribute a guest post or contribute a weekly / monthly column, contact the editors at email@example.com. Be sure to include:
- Your name
- The topic you’d like to blog about
- Desired publish date
- Writing samples (if applicable)
Re-posting from other sites
The editors will consider reposting blog posts from other sites, as long as they fit within the topics listed below. With the authors permission, the entire article can be reposted. Otherwise, the re-post will include the first 2-3 paragraphs and link back to the original post.
The editors are not interested in aggregating other sites at this time. The focus is on highlighting specific news and happenings for South West Raleigh.
The following is a list of topics that you can expect to see posts about on southwestraleigh.com. It’s not a complete list. As the editors gather feedback and see what this community is interested in reading, the list will be updated. We have some very specific items and writing topics on our to-do list.
- Community announcements & events
- Neighborhood information such as meetings, concerns, etc
- Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) information
- Meeting announcements, summaries, projects, events, etc.
- Crime and traffic alerts
- Real estate updates
- Parks & Recreation updates
- Raleigh City Council information (relevant to South West Raleigh)
- Wake County information (relevant to South West Raleigh)
A note on politics
This site is not affiliated with any political organizations, elected officials, or candidates for office. Politics are a part of our lives and the editors aim is to provide a fair view on what’s happening in south west Raleigh. The editors think it’s important to work with the elected officials who represent our area because it’s an effective way to accomplish things for our communities.