New single-family housing building permits surged 46 percent in Wake County in May compared with the same period a year ago, according to data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County.
Every year, the Fourth of July is free fishing day in North Carolina. From 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., everyone in North Carolina can fish in any public body of water without purchasing a fishing license or additional trout fishing license.
The Wake County school system has been steadily reducing the number of multi-track year-round schools. Some say the reduction has endangered the multi-track program while others say there still not enough traditional-calendar seats.
The Garner Nationals' American Legion Baseball team is likely to face Apex Post 124 when the Area I West playoffs begin on July 5. The Nats, which feature players from Wake, Johnston and Sampson counties, still have a conference game against Cary and a non-conference game against Apex to finish out the season.