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.
Throngs of people packed two venues Sunday to hear first-hand accounts from survivors of the Holocaust, part of North Carolina’s official commemoration of the horrific genocide of 6 six million Jews by the Nazis.
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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.
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.
The state Occupational Safety and Health Division now has called in a structural engineer with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration as it tries to determine why an elevator-like scaffolding system known as a mast climber ripped from the side of the 11-story Charter Square building.
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