Wake County Public Schools will open five new schools this year, with three in southwestern Wake County. Oakview and White Oak elementary schools are opening in Apex while Pleasant Grove Elementary is opening in Cary.
Sanderson senior linebacker Jesse Williams broke free to block a third-quarter Fuquay-Varina punt and Max Webster scored on the recovery from 24 yards out to lift the 25th-ranked Spartans to a 7-0 road upset.
Middle Creek, No. 1 in The News & Observer area high school football rankings, overcame a wobbly first half to power past defending N.C. High School Athletic Association 3AA state champion Rocky Mount 37-25 on the road Friday night.
The town will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Herbert C. Young Community Center in downtown Cary with a rededication ceremony and ribbon cutting at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. The community center was named for a former Cary council member and longtime volunteer.
Cary will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival on Aug. 27 and 28 around Town Hall campus. It will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, and 12:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28.
Traffic patterns were discussed as the council considered approving a mixed-use development with residential areas and a small retail center. The traffic plan will be revisited as the site plan is submitted.