The early and middle colleges in Durham and Johnston counties kicked off the area’s high school graduation season on Friday. Thousands of Triangle high school seniors will graduate over the next three weeks.
The Wake County school system accepted 23 high school seniors into the first class of its Future Teachers Program. Wake will pay the soon-to-be graduates to receive summer training during their college careers and will give them three-year teaching contracts after they graduate from college.
Town leaders have approved a deal that would allow Duke Energy Progress to buy back power plant ownership, marking the final steps in a years-long process that could lead to lower electricity rates in Wake Forest.
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.
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.