North Raleigh News

Education

Aging Wake County schools rebuilt to meet new standards

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.

Crime

Raleigh boy stranded, mom charged with leaving 4 kids alone

Raleigh police searched through Tuesday evening for the parent of a 5-year-old kindergartener who was stuck on a school bus because no adult was at his stop, and the search led to his mother’s arrest on child-abuse charges of leaving four other children alone in their apartment.

Videos

3-and-out with Rolesville coach Wilson Helms

First-year Rams football coach Wilson Helms has good reason to be excited about the program he took over in July.
Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com
3-and-out with Rolesville coach Wilson Helms 2:43

3-and-out with Rolesville coach Wilson Helms

Historic Wakefield Farm for sale 1:46

Historic Wakefield Farm for sale

Shooting outside Raleigh home followed 911 call about ‘hoodlums’ 0:58

Shooting outside Raleigh home followed 911 call about ‘hoodlums’

2-minute drill with Franklinton's Josiah Trotter 1:32

2-minute drill with Franklinton's Josiah Trotter