Top Stories

  • NCCU police chief loses job

    Timothy Bellamy, who was recently charged with drunken driving, is no longer employed at NC Central, the university said Friday. 1 hour ago

  • Commissioner expresses security concerns ahead of Sanford fracking hearing

    A commissioner on the state’s Energy and Mining Commission says security concerns may cause him to cancel Friday night’s public hearing in Sanford to discuss proposed shale gas rules. 3 hours ago

  • Wake County's 1 millionth resident arrives Friday

    The arrival of Wake County's 1 millionth resident on Friday is the inevitable result of a growth spurt: Since 1960, Wake's population grew an average of nearly 40 percent a decade. But there are still places to get away from the crowds. 3 hours ago

Featured

Past Times: Betsy Holmes and her bull Joe were a Raleigh institution

A frequent sight in the streets of downtown Raleigh about 1900 was "Aunt" Betsy Holmes...

Your weekend: Restaurant week, Lazy Daze and more

Explore many great events, including restaurant week in Raleigh, Lazy Daze festival in Cary, and...