What should we name after him?
"It just seems ludicrous to me to name something after him that he fought so hard."
--Former Raleigh City Council member Oliver Williams on U.S. Rep. Walter Jones' bill to rename Falls Lake for former U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms. Enterprising
N&O reporter Barbara Barrett did some research and found out that in the beginning, Helms opposed spending money for parks around the lake. Which raises the question
would it be appropriate to name after Helms? Send your ideas to email@example.com and write "Helms naming idea" in the subject box.
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