The Wake County Board of Education honored a giant in education for African-Americans in the Triangle, renaming the Zebulon Middle School auditorium after N.C. Central University founder James E. Shepard.
Area water customers having trouble paying their monthly bill could get some help if a plan floated by the city of Raleigh passes muster with the six communities who merged their water systems with the capital city over the past several years.
There was a time, not too long ago, when local governments could put together a financial spending plan with relative ease. Revenues were likely to go up modestly and expenses could climb modestly as well.
Hope you remembered to pick up some flowers, or chocolates before Sunday morning. Or better yet, perhaps you took some time to be thoughtful about the gift you bought for the mother in your life on this Mother’s Day. Maybe it was something you created by your own hand – something that can’t be bought in a store. Maybe it’s something that comes in her favorite color or has her favorite quote or passage of scripture.
It is not common for the keynote speech at the East Wake Relay for Life Survivor Dinner to be given on behalf of someone who is too young to speak for themself. Five-month-old Becca Miller didn’t need to speak. She had won over the crowd that gathered at Wendell Baptist Church Thursday evening on her cute factor alone.
The downward trend in attendance as the market season spanned from May to October led organizers to pursue a new, more noticeable location for the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market – the front lawn of Zebulon Town Hall – where this year’s opening day is set for Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A 21-year-old man was being held in lieu of $500,000 bail Wednesday on charges of firing a shot that slightly injured a Wake County sheriff's deputy who was with a squad serving a search warrant at a house early Tuesday.
A Wake County sheriff's deputy received a minor wound early Tuesday when a special operations team arrived at a home on Old Watkins Road with a search warrant and someone began shooting at them, Sheriff Donnie Harrison said.