Sixty-five fewer Wake County school buses will be on the road Monday when traditional-calendar students start a new school year in more-crowded buses taking new routes and making fewer stops. School transportation officials say they want to put more buses on the road but can’t recruit enough drivers.
Wake County is rebuilding aging schools to bring them closer to modern standards. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday at Green Elementary School to mark the reopening of the campus. Garner High families toured the new South Garner High, where they will spend the next two years while their campus is renovated.
The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners recently voted 3-2 to lower electricity rates – a change that comes a year after 32 municipalities that make up the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency decided to sell power plant shares to Duke Energy Progress.
Sanderson senior linebacker Jesse Williams broke free to block a third-quarter Fuquay-Varina punt and Max Webster scored on the recovery from 24 yards out to lift the 25th-ranked Spartans to a 7-0 road upset.
Police in Raleigh on Thursday arrested a 68-year-old man on 16 felony charges of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, saying he had computer files that contained pictures and a video of young girls.