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.
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.
Kayla Holder finished third among the women who ran the Rock ’n’ Roll half marathon in Raleigh earlier this month, crossing the finish line in one hour and 24 minutes. The day before the race, the 17-year-old was the fastest runner in the 2-mile event at the Wake County high school track and field championships.