Off and on for the past six years, Wendell residents of various stripes have bemoaned the fact that the N.C. Department of Transportation chose to close a bridge, choking off a potential passageway from this town’s largest development – Wendell Falls – into the rest of town.
School starts again on Monday. I’m trying to find the excitement in that. As a child, I only remember being excited about the start of school twice in my life. Once was in the eighth grade when I got to wear my new, bright-yellow corduroy pants to school on the first day. I thought they looked cool.
A Knightdale man drove over 100 mph with his 2-year-old son in the back seat of his car early Friday, then stopped the car, ran and struck a police K-9 that caught him, Wake County sheriff's deputies charged in arrest warrants.
Sixty-five fewer Wake County school buses will be on the road Monday when traditional-calendar students start a new school year in more-crowded buses taking new routes and making fewer stops. School transportation officials say they want to put more buses on the road but can’t recruit enough drivers.