A Place at the Table has raised about $80,000 through fundraisers and monthly pop-up cafes where customers can try out the pay-what-you-can model in some Raleigh restaurants. The group is looking for space in downtown Raleigh.
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.
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.
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.
Police shut down Falls of Neuse Road between East Millbrook Road and Bland Road in Raleigh, and firefighters were evacuating some residents of the area after a natural gas line was damaged and began leaking.
Raleigh police on Monday night arrested a man on a charge that he assaulted his 2-year-old daughter in June and leaving bruises on much of her body, and they charged the girl's mother with aiding and abetting the assault.
Five N.C. State University students who signed up for a bone marrow registry at the largest such drive in the university’s history last year learned that their samples went on to save the lives of five strangers from around the world in need of a transplant.
The Trojans held the Red Rams scoreless in the second portion of the game — play picked up with just more than two minutes left in the first half, intercepting four passes on defense and putting together a 29-point third quarter at Ronald Avery Stadium.
Jaciel Espino-Montes of Goldsboro faces six felony charges and one count of driving while impaired following a crash that killed three people early Sunday and sent him and three others to the hospital.