The Knightdale Town Council at its summer retreat here Friday, July 22, decided to go with an in-house search 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.
The Wendell Board of Commissioners recently delayed action on a request by a local church to develop a portion of its property – roughly 44 acres – into a mixture of single-family homes, apartments, duplexes and commercial buildings.
In the doldrums of summer, we pant when we go outside and we look for every opportunity to return to our air-conditioned houses, seeking relief from the heat and the humidity. So far as I can remember, I’ve never lived in a home that didn’t have some kind of air-conditioning.
The Knightdale Town Council summer retreat began here Thursday, July 21, with a discussion on the search for a new town manager. The council also discussed staff management organizational structure, including the possibility of hiring an assistant town manager.
It took a little longer than normal – thanks to a 45-minute lightning delay during the boys’ match – but the East All-Stars earned their first sweep in three years of the annual N.C. Coaches Association East-West Soccer All-Star Games with a lot of help from Triangle- and Eastern N.C.-area stars Tuesday night at Macpherson Stadium at Bryan Park.
Wake County school administrators recommended Tuesday a list of cost-saving measures to help balance a $17.5 million budget shortfall, including reducing school custodial services by one day a week and changing temperature settings by one degree.
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.
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