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  • Bill would bring secrecy to NC lottery

    Lottery players in North Carolina who win big money on the games – from a Powerball jackpot to a $600 scratch-off ticket win – can’t keep it a secret, at least officially; but a House bill set for a hearing Wednesday would change that, requiring...

  • Wake students to make up days on Good Friday, Saturdays

    Wake County school board members backed the staff’s recommendation to hold classes on Good Friday, a Saturday in April and a Saturday in May. Administrators recommended those options over extending the end of the school year, adding 20 minutes to...


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