Patricia and Wallace Holland started All Things New to aid young adults as they age out of the foster care system. Those young people are often unprepared for the independence of adulthood, making them magnets for homelessness, unemployment and incarceration.
Wake County school board members asked staff Tuesday to look at whether they can move any students in and out of 12 high-needs elementary schools to help them as part of the 2016-17 student assignment plan. Staff is working on a plan primarily to fill five new schools.
Deep runs in the state playoffs are the norm for Raleigh Charter’s girls soccer team and that trend continues as the Phoenix advanced to the NCHSAA 1A East final with a 1-0 win over rival Franklin Academy.
Reid Herring went five-plus innings, allowing a pair of runs on five hits and striking out four against five walks as the No. 21 Wildcats topped host No. 13 seed Garner 5-2 in the third round before a packed house on Tuesday night.