The recession and uncooperative weather delayed construction plans for the Northeast Regional Library. But 12 years after Wake County voters approved a bond measure to fund the $12 million facility, work is underway.
The holiest day of the Christian year inspires many of the faithful to worship outside as the first rays of sunlight appear. Once again, Christians from all denominations are invited to attend the Community Easter Sunrise Service at the Meredith College Amphitheater in Raleigh.
The Ravenscroft boys lacrosse team scored two goals right before halftime over Providence Day which didn’t seem like a big deal at the time, but those two goals would turn out to be much needed insurance later as the Ravens held off a rally from the Chargers, winning 10-7 in the battle of lacrosse rivals.
Throngs of people packed two venues Sunday to hear firsthand accounts from survivors of the Holocaust, part of North Carolina’s official commemoration of the horrific genocide of 6 million Jews by the Nazis.
Wake County is cutting back on both the number of elementary schools that will get federal funding to help poor children and the amount of money schools will get per child from that program. School administrators say the change is needed because the rising number of low-income students is forcing the district to reallocate the Title I dollars to the schools that have the greatest needs.
Green Hope High School got a no-hitter from pitcher Chris Joyner and took care of business at the plate, defeating Broughton High School 13-1 in the Bobby Murray Baseball Invitational Tournament at Millbrook High School to help win a co-championship.
Wake County is retrofitting all its school buses with a new lighting system to give increased notice when they’re stopping to pick up and drop off students. Some buses got exterior cameras mounted on their stop arms to identify motorists who pass them illegally, and some got interior cameras to monitor student behavior.
A fire that burned so it hot it melted glass in a nearby building and lens covers on a firetruck's emergency lights destroyed a 106-year-old house on North Main Street in Wake Forest late Wednesday, officials said.