Shepherd’s Care Medical Clinic, which serves the uninsured, is in the final stages of an expansion despite facing a June 30 expiration date on its primary revenue source, grant funding from the N.C. Office of Rural Health. Making matters more hairy, the Zebulon clinic won’t find out until April or May if it has been selected for continued support from the state.
School resource officer Pete Smith has donned all of the police hats. He’s been on patrol, he’s led investigations as a detective and now, he’s maintaining order at Knightdale High. The town and the police department recognized Smith as the 2014 Police Officer of the Year at the March 2 town council meeting.
True confession: I was born in New England and lived the past few years in Manhattan. But when I recently moved to Raleigh, I tried to experience Southern culture to its fullest despite my urban bias. Last Sunday, on a weekend assignment for The News & Observer, I was fully baptized into the South at the Dixie Deer Classic.
The No. 2 seeded Millbrook Wildcats topped No. 15 East Wake, 76-52, in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A playoffs Monday and went on to dismiss No. 10 Knightdale in a 97-66 third-round victory Wednesday.
Beginning March 10, Knightdale Parks & Recreation will host their first Citizen Parks & Recreation Academy, where a select group of residents can take a comprehensive tour at what the department undertakes on a daily basis.
Wake County school board members backed the staff’s recommendation to hold classes on Good Friday, a Saturday in April and a Saturday in May. Administrators recommended those options over extending the end of the school year, adding 20 minutes to the day or cutting into spring break.
Defending state champion Chapel Hill earned its fourth straight trip to the Eastern Regionals Tuesday night by blasting Corinth Holders 80-48 in the third round of the NCHSAA 3A girls basketball tournament.