More than 1 out of 4 Wake County traditional-calendar students missed Monday’s makeup day, with some families starting their originally scheduled spring break instead. Attendance rates were “approaching” 80 percent in elementary school, a little more than three-quarters in middle school and about two-thirds in high school.
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A House committee called for the repeal Tuesday of a 1987 law that lets the North Carolina Department of Transportation block development indefinitely on private land it might want to buy, years in the future, to build new roads. A separate Senate bill would amend the law, putting limits on DOT’s power to control landowners without paying them.
Kendal Bushick’s goal with 14 minutes left in the second half proved to be the difference as the Cavaliers held off the Chargers for a 3-2 home field win Tuesday in a Triangle Independent School Athletic Conference match.
Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina are facing off in the Hometown Showdown contest. Held by the N.C. League of Municipalities, it’s a March Madness-style bracket where people vote for their favorite North Carolina towns and pictures.
The owners of Crooked Creek Golf Course in Fuquay-Varina plan to close the course and build homes on top of it. Neighbors formed a group, the Friends of Crooked Creek, to file legal action in an attempt to stop the development and keep the course open.
Bad weather has delayed some construction of the North Main Athletic Complex, but town officials say it will be ready for an April soccer tournament and the inaugural Holly Springs Salamanders baseball game in late May.
Carpenter Park, as the area will be known, will be home not just to Cary’s second community garden and pickleball courts, but also to a privately funded memorial for the combined 27 people who died in two plane crashes in 1988 and 1994. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.
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