Wake County school administrators have recommended vacuuming and sweeping schools one fewer day a week – a savings of $3.6 million – to help close a $17.5 million budget gap. The potential change is drawing concerns from some parents and teachers who say it could affect health conditions and put an extra burden on already busy teachers.
The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request to reconsider its July 1 ruling declaring the state legislature’s election maps for Wake County Board of Commissioners and school board to be unconstitutional. The decision lifts the order that had put on hold the panel’s ruling that the maps can’t be used in the Nov. 8 elections.
With the bases loaded in the sixth inning on July 17, Braxton Davidson swung at a pitch low in the strike zone and blasted it off the scoreboard above right field.It was the first grand slam in the Mudcats 6-2, 230-pound left fielder’s professional career.
The Knightdale Town Council at its summer retreat here Friday, July 22, decided to go with an in-house search process for its next town manager rather than bring in a consultant, and tweaked the organizational structure of town staff.
Opponents to a revamped proposed development that includes plans for a movie theater filled the Town Council chambers Wednesday to the point that benches were brought in from the lobby to accommodate the crowd.
Sometimes, it’s best when government just gets out of the way. For several years now, proponents of an arts center in Zebulon have worked to establish a home for a program that could expand the cultural opportunities for literally everyone in the region.
VIDEO: An arts center is back in motion after organizers' past attempts have come up empty but they now have a location and hope residents will help supply the means for the space they have secured in downtown Zebulon, N.C.
Dallas Pearce talks about Zebulon Downtown Arts Center plans
Knightdale principal reflects on year of change
Lauren White talks about bringing a state championship to Rolesville High