A section of Hillsborough Street will once again become a construction zone as crews continue overhauling the road north of N.C. State University, picking up where they left off in 2010. Officials say it will take 18 months and nearly $19 million to slim the road to two lanes, bury power lines, replace sewer mains and add three traffic circles between Gardner and Shepherd Streets.
Wake Forest police charged a 21-year-old man with 17 counts of financial card theft after arresting him at a Durham Road store where they said he used a bogus credit card to buy cigarettes two days in a row.
The Wake County school board has given preliminary approval to changes in the Code of Student Conduct that are expected to reduce both the number and length of out-of-school suspensions. Changes would give principals more flexibility in giving shorter suspensions. It’s part of an effort to minimize how many days students miss school during suspensions.
More than 50 people with the Raleigh Tennis Association rented a charter bus and arrived together at City Hall for a City Council meeting earlier this month. They wore yellow T-shirts and carried signs in support of their “Raise a Racket” campaign that aims to increase awareness of the need for more tennis courts in Raleigh.
A Raleigh woman was arrested Monday night on a charge that she had impersonated a law enforcement officer in a telephone call that told two people who worked with her husband's ex-wife that she was wanted by police, police said.
The Bulldogs excelled in the relays to guide them to another girls’ state championship while Hillside star Marcus Krah took boys’ MVP honors, steering the Hornets to their first state crown since 2000.
Cardinal Gibbons’ girls lacrosse team avenged last year’s N.C. High School Athletic Association state championship loss to Lake Norman with an 18-14 victory on the same field on Saturday. It’s the first for the Crusaders.
Using excellent finishing speed, Trinity Academy of Raleigh middle distance runner Christian Pigues led all area athletes with two gold medals at the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association’s 1A/2A championship meet Saturday on the campus of North Raleigh Christian Academy.
Playing on the road for a second consecutive game, the No. 24 seed Jaguars once again avoided elimination with a 1-0 win in the quarterfinals at No. 4 seed Leesville Road, which was previously unbeaten at home, thanks to a game-winning goal by senior forward Karlee Evancho in the 67th minute.
Wake Forest pitcher Chelsey Cunningham talks about her change-up. The senior starter struck out seven Wilmington Hoggard batters in a win that gave the Cougars a ticket to the fourth round of state playoffs.
Wake Forest pitcher on her wicked change-up
Tony award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long on growing up at Raleigh Little Theatre
Lauren White talks about bringing a state championship to Rolesville High
Leesville Road's Doc Redman talks NCHSAA 4A boys golf title