Wake County residents can show off their photography skills in May by taking and sharing pictures of their favorite historic places. The initiative, called This Place Matters, is part of a nationwide campaign by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Wake County Board of Commissioners and school board members discussed Tuesday whether to have a school construction bond referendum in 2016 or 2018. County staff say the same amount would be provided the next two years if referendum isn’t done until 2018.
Sanderson managed a 21-4 victory in the rematch Wednesday afternoon at Pullen Park, Broughton’s home field. The Capitals won the first meeting 19-10. Both teams are now 1-15 overall and 1-10 in Cap 8 play.
A Christian student organization at N.C. State University has sued four administrators at the school in federal court, claiming that the university’s policy on student speech is both unconstitutional and unfairly enforced.
A woman who is on probation for embezzlement in Chesapeake, Va., was taken into custody in Raleigh on Tuesday on charges that she embezzled more than $97,000 when she worked at the Raleigh Center Ice skating rink in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Cardinal Gibbons’s Jim Mantyh now has a conference championship to call his own, having downed East Chapel Hill’s Thomas Wang in Wednesday’s PAC-6 tournament finals. Jordan’s Aiden O’Connell and Davis Cromer win the conference’s doubles crown.
Broughton junior Jimbo Stanley may have come up a little bit short in his quest for Cap-8 Player of the Year honors, but the smile on his face Tuesday indicated that he probably didn’t mind all that much.
The Wake County school system may phase out designating valedictorians and salutatorians after the Class of 2018 graduates. Under a new policy backed by a school board committee Tuesday, Wake would switch to designations such as summa cum laude, magna cum laude and cum laude starting with the Class of 2019.
It was just another Moody Monday for the Millbrook boys tennis team at Wakefield. That’s because twin brothers Matthew and Michael Moody turned in huge victories, one in doubles and the other in singles, that swayed a tense match that ended in a 5-4 Wildcats’ victory.
In solidarity with congregations around the world, Temple Beth Or in Raleigh will take part in a program in which names of Holocaust victims will be read aloud. “Unto Every Person There is a Name” will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 1.
The Wake County school system plans to drop wording from a new proposed policy that would have encouraged teachers to use the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance as an opportunity to teach about the history of coercion. School officials say no change was ever intended in the way the pledge is taught. The potential wording change had drawn complaints from Republicans.
The Raleigh Fire Department on April 10 continued to work to cool hot spots from a fire at Pinnacle Apartments on Edwards Mill Road that began at about 5:20 p.m. on April 9. One 12-unit building burned to the ground, displacing 24 people.
Pinnacle Apartments fire displaces 24
Gibbons baseball wins eighth straight
Family reunites with their lost dog
Raleigh city councilman explains approval of body camera plan for police