Members of the Wake County school board and Cary Town Council as well as the Wake County commissioners’ chairman gathered Thursday morning for a ceremonial groundbreaking event at 7612 Roberts Road, where the school district plans to open a new high school facility in 2017.
The Wake County school system is investigating a Twitter account that claims to show videos of student fights taking place this school year at Panther Creek High School in Cary. Principal Camille Hedrick talked to students shown in the videos and determined several fights were not real but, staged so they could be posted on social media, according to Lisa Luten, a Wake County schools spokeswoman.
The Cary Town Council in a work session on Tuesday said it wants to loosen rules for developers who want to build commercial and attached residential buildings its historic districts and downtown Cary.
When Red Hot & Blue opens next month, it will mark a reunion of sorts for the restaurant that once flourished for about 18 years at Waverly Place. After cycling through three different owners and a $15 million renovation, the Cary mall is working with small businesses to build a unique community on the shopping center’s 26-acre campus.
Apex senior Brendan Farrell’s goal in a second sudden-death overtime period Friday handed Middle Creek its first loss of the year. The 9-8 victory gave the Cougars and Mustangs a co-Southwest Wake Athletic Conference title for the second straight year.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association playoffs get started in boys and girls lacrosse on Tuesday or Wednesday. The boys tennis postseason continues with dual-team playoffs on Tuesday and the individual state championships over the weekend. The girls soccer, baseball and softball regular seasons will be completed by Friday.
Members of the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce and the town council asked Wake County Board of Education member Susan Evans for a new high school, and renovations to Fuquay-Varina High School, at a recent meeting.