Southwest Wake News

High School Sports

No. 13 Fuquay-Varina tops No. 20 Green Hope football

The Bengals staved off Green Hope 20-6 Friday in a Southwest Wake Athletic Conference football tilt. The homecoming win kept the Bengals (5-1) tied atop the conference standings at 3-0 and secured their 17th win in their last 20 games. Three of those wins have come against Green Hope (3-3, 2-1), including in last year’s state playoffs.

Cary News

Wake County approves plans for future Cary library

The Wake County Board of Commissioners unanimously supported the schematic design plans for a future regional library and 350-space parking deck in Cary at its Monday, Sept. 19, meeting. This will move the plan one step closer to its anticipated Fall 2018 completion.

Videos

Cary's Jack Smith Park opens with town's first sprayground

Cary councilman Jack Smith talks about his first impressions of the park that bears his name. Jack Smith Park opened Aug. 24 with a large children’s play area, a dog park, a climbing boulder, a picnic shelter, greenway trails and a sprayground.
Kathryn Trogdon ktrogdon@newsobserver.com
Cary's Jack Smith Park opens with town's first sprayground 0:58

Cary's Jack Smith Park opens with town's first sprayground

Apex's Luc Madrid scores two big goals in win over Cary 1:09

Apex's Luc Madrid scores two big goals in win over Cary

Volunteers join teachers to welcome students back to school 1:05

Volunteers join teachers to welcome students back to school

Six adoring brothers talk about the reality of finally having a baby sister 2:48

Six adoring brothers talk about the reality of finally having a baby sister