One of the highlights of this year’s Artsplosure festival was the return of Architects of Air for the first time in six years with their interactive luminarium “Katena.” The giant inflatable sculpture at City Plaza delighted festivalgoers with its bright colors, calming music and a space to explore.
Community heroes and professional eaters participate in the Community Heroes Hamburger Eating Championship and the World Hamburger Eating Championship, hosted by Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries and All Pro Eating, at Crabtree Valley Mall on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
The dynamite dates back to the 1930s and was located off Highway 231 near Middlesex, 30 miles south of Raleigh, a Nash County Sheriff’s Office release said. It was found by property owner Everette Strickland who now lives in Raleigh. He called the Sheriff's office and EOD personnel detonated the explosives which had crystallized.
Wake County, Garner, real estate and faith leaders gathered for a press conference in Raleigh Friday, May 19, 2017, in support of Forest Hills Apartments residents in Garner who are being forced to find new affordable housing by June 15.
Time lapse shows 16 months of work in 2 1/2 minutes at the downtown Raleigh bus station. The $10 million project adds more than three dozen display monitors featuring real-time information for passengers, rest rooms, an information booth, ticket vending machines, bike racks, and a stairwell and elevator. Grand opening is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23 from 10a.m. to 2 p.m.
Students from Enloe High School in Raleigh have created the CPRonDemand app that coaches people on how to perform CPR when they see someone going into cardiac arrest. Go to: http://lenovoscholars.com/2017-fan-favorite/ to vote for CPRonDemand in the Lenovo Scholar Network National Mobile App Development Competition.
A Douglas County, Colorado sheriff's deputy reacted almost instantly as he was confronted by a man holding an assault rifle by a stopped SUV. The deputy shot Deyon Marcus Rivas-Maestas, 25, who has been charged with first-degree assault of a peace officer, according to the Littleton Police Department.
In North Carolina public schools, low-income children who score at the top level on end-of-grade math tests aren't getting an equal chance at gifted classes, a News & Observer/Charlotte Observer investigation reveals. In this video, we explain how that affects the students' future.