Wake County is retrofitting all its school buses with a new lighting system to give increased notice when they’re stopping to pick up and drop off students. Some buses got exterior cameras mounted on their stop arms to identify motorists who pass them illegally, and some got interior cameras to monitor student behavior.
NC State officials and university Greek Life leaders will begin a thorough review of the university’s Greek system in direct response to recent incidents that led to the suspension of two fraternities, including Pi Kappa Phi on Wednesday.
Transportation planners at the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization are studying how roadways, transit and bicycle and pedestrian features could accommodate development in a growing area between Raleigh and Smithfield during the next 30 years.
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Green Hope High School got a no-hitter from pitcher Chris Joyner and took care of business at the plate, defeating Broughton High School 13-1 in the Bobby Murray Baseball Invitational Tournament at Millbrook High School to help win a co-championship.
When SkyHouse, the 23-story luxury apartment building, opens in downtown Raleigh next month, it will offer tenants sweeping views. In Raleigh, the number of high-end apartment units within a mile of downtown will double to nearly 3,000 over during the next two years. In Durham, a wave of new apartment communities in downtown and along Ninth Street is expected to more than double the population, which is now about 1,500.
The Cary Academy boys’ lacrosse team handily defeated visiting St. David’s, 17-3, in a lopsided affair on Thursday night. St. David’s (1-3) has had its share of struggles this season, which is to be expected considering it is the school’s first year with a varsity lacrosse program. The Warriors were outshot 42-8 and were only able to win two of the nineteen face-offs, which led to Cary Academy (2-0) controlling the ball for the vast majority of the contest.
The state Occupational Safety and Health Division now has called in a structural engineer with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration as it tries to determine why an elevator-like scaffolding system known as a mast climber ripped from the side of the 11-story Charter Square building.