Most Wake County magnet schools where more than half the students receive federally subsidized lunches are getting fewer applicants than more affluent schools. Wake is starting a new review of the magnet program that could result in some schools having their themes overhauled in hopes of boosting parents’ interest.
Most Garner residents at the Wake Transit information session said they wanted a commuter rail to come through Garner. So town officials and area professionals like Go Triangle, CAMPO, the Regional Transit Alliance, and Wake County planning officials talked about it.
This weekend 35 people who raise and breed birds for fun descended on the Vandora Masonic Lodge with more than 300 love birds, cockatiels and parrots in tow. It’s the largest bird competition being held on the East Coast this year.
Regional transportation leaders looking for feedback on mass transit options for the Triangle are finding out that smaller towns and cities in the Triangle want some of the same amenities being recommended for larger cities.