After months of rumblings, the Raleigh City Council has taken up the question of whether downtown Raleigh’s nightlife is going from “vibrant” to over-saturated. Also, the city’s cost for Union Station will triple.
Neighborhood opposition has sent a Hillsborough Street apartment proposal for the University Park area back to the drawing board, showing again that would-be builders in one of the city’s most lucrative corridors must walk a careful line.
Jason Smith, owner of 18 Seaboard in Raleigh, sought out Mid-Atlantic Specialties to address the No. 1 complaint at 18 Seaboard – noise levels. Smith is one of many owners across the Triangle who sought out solutions to noise levels in their dining areas, offices and lobbies.
Prosecutors told jurors on Wednesday that their "hearts will break" during the trial of Jonathan Broyhill. Broyhill, 33, is accused of murdering Jamie Kirk Hahn and attempting to kill her husband Nation. Defense attorney Caroline Elliot did not dispute much of what prosecutors alleged during opening remarks, saying Broyhill held the knife that killed Jamie Hahn.
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.
The Broughton girls shock top-seed Millbrook with a 44-38 victory in the second round of the state 4A basketball playoffs, and the Millbrook boys roll into the third round with a 76-52 win over East Wake.