The Wake County school board will review Tuesday data from a state report showing that the district lost 1,150 teachers last year, or 11.29 percent of its workforce. The discussion is on the same day when school board members will be sworn in for new two-year terms.
When Stephen Malik bought the soccer team formerly known as the RailHawks 13 months ago, this was always in the back of his mind. Tuesday, Malik left no doubt. The goal is an MLS franchise, and quickly, in the next 12-18 months.
Two days after conceding in the North Carolina gubernatorial race, Republican Gov. Pat McCrory plans to meet with President-elect Donald Trump in New York, Trump’s transition team announced Tuesday. He could be under consideration for a Cabinet position.
The former moderate mayor of Charlotte tried becoming a conservative, rigid governor, most prominently in his hasty approval and unbending defense of House Bill 2. The change didn’t suit him and voters so disliked it many split their tickets to throw out a Republican governor during a Republican wave election.