Food banks have long been known for collecting boxes of pasta and canned vegetables and distributing them to families in need. Now more than ever, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is focusing on fresh products, including fruits and vegetables, meat and dairy.
Wake County school administrators told school board members Wednesday that they’re beginning to identify which major school renovations and new schools should be included in the next building program. Administrators say they need to keep pace with new enrollment projections showing Wake could pick up 19,658 more students by 2020.
There were only about 20 people in the room, but the Community Conversation on Racial Profiling at Crabtree was symbolic of what’s happening in other corners of Midtown Raleigh: Folks aren’t keeping quiet, or being still.
Developers plan to raze the cluster of small rental homes tucked between the Oakwood and Mordecai neighborhoods in the coming weeks, the next step in a plan to build about 60 single family homes on the two-block stretch near downtown Raleigh.
Geology students at Wake Tech Community College in Raleigh have the chance to study large rocks from all over North Carolina without ever leaving campus as part of the Mountains to the Sea Outdoor Geology Lab.
As part of an expanded partnership with WakeMed, the Ronald McDonald House of Durham will provide five new bedrooms for the families of pediatric and neonatal intensive care patients on the hospital’s campus.
Faced with complaints about its system for placing crossing guards at schools, the Raleigh City Council will consider simply paying for guards at every local elementary and middle school that wants one.