A section of Hillsborough Street will once again become a construction zone as crews continue overhauling the road north of N.C. State University, picking up where they left off in 2010. Officials say it will take 18 months and nearly $19 million to slim the road to two lanes, bury power lines, replace sewer mains and add three traffic circles between Gardner and Shepherd Streets.
The Wake County school board approved Tuesday a resolution asking the Wake County Board of Commissioners for $1.98 billion to fund school construction projects through 2023. School board members also said Tuesday that commissioners need to fully fund the district’s request for a $35.7 million increase in the operating budget to avoid some potential budget cuts.
A man who is scheduled to be in court next week on felony drug charges from an arrest in March was charged early Sunday with felony possession of cocaine, psilocybin, marijuana and three kinds of prescription drugs.
He was only 4, so Matthew Baldwin can’t recall much about losing his right leg: not getting sucked under the riding mower, not paramedics tying a tourniquet, not getting flown to the hospital by helicopter.
Just minutes after netting her team’s first goal, Middle Creek junior midfielder Kylie McElroy appeared to score the equalizer in the dying seconds at N.C. State’s Dail Soccer Field. A celebration ensued, but referees waved the goal off with no time left on the clock, ruling that McElroy was in an offside position as No. 1 seed Providence held on for the 2-1 win.