A week ago, Ted Reynolds, who developed the Quorum Center with his son, hoped the building wouldn’t burn. He stood on the balcony of his top-floor condominium and watched as a fire raged across the street. The Quorum Center, which opened in 2007, brought mixed-use development to downtown Raleigh. The decade-old building sustained damage during a March 16 fire across the street.
Tamika Walker Kelly, a music teacher at Morganton Road Elementary School in Fayetteville, says why she thinks the General Assembly needs to give schools K-3 class size flexibility so they can continue offering art, music, physical education and foreign language classes.
Teddy, a Boston Terrier, is a rescue dog who came to the Boston Terrier Rescue of NC missing his front paws and parts of his back paws. With help from the rescue and the N.C. College of Veterinary Medicine
Charlotte elementary school teacher Barry White Jr. gained viral fame for his unique handshakes with each student before class. Mr. White's passion for getting kids excited about learning inspired us, so Zeus made a surprise visit to the class to learn those now-famous handshakes. Don't miss the Globetrotters in Charlotte on March 25! Tickets still available at harlemglobetrotters.com!
While confined to a wheelchair, Rebekah Nagem took strength from watching The Metropolitan rise on a lot near her window. The building burned in a massive fire in Raleigh and Nagem, who is now walking, hopes that, like her, the building will be rebuilt.
Isaac Hunter's Tavern in Raleigh hosted a "Thank You, Raleigh Fire Department!" event Friday night to thank firefighters for their heroic performance fighting the massive downtown fire just one night earlier.