The Wake County school system plans to add more than 40 additional schools during the coming school year to a program allowing students to bring their laptop computers, tablets and smartphones for use in class.
The Wake County school system has been steadily reducing the number of multi-track year-round schools. Some say the reduction has endangered the multi-track program while others say there still not enough traditional-calendar seats.
More than 60 young drivers, many of whom are in trouble due to motor-vehicle violations, received hands-on instruction Saturday at the StreetSafe Lifesaving Driving Experiences about the dangers of distracted driving.
Apex bought 90 acres to build a new park, Pleasant Park. The town is leaning toward fields for baseball, softball, soccer or lacrosse tournaments. But first, resident input is being requested at an Aug. 2 meeting.
Rising Green Hope senior Bryce Dixon committed to N.C. State on Friday. Dixon, a 6-foot-3, 224-pound wide receiver, projects as an H-back for the Wolfpack and could line up in the backfield, on the line or in the slot.