A House committee called for the repeal Tuesday of a 1987 law that lets the North Carolina Department of Transportation block development indefinitely on private land it might want to buy, years in the future, to build new roads. A separate Senate bill would amend the law, putting limits on DOT’s power to control landowners without paying them.
Bad weather has delayed some construction of the North Main Athletic Complex, but town officials say it will be ready for an April soccer tournament and the inaugural Holly Springs Salamanders baseball game in late May.
More than 1 out of 4 Wake County traditional-calendar students missed Monday’s makeup day, with some families starting their originally scheduled spring break instead. Attendance rates were “approaching” 80 percent in elementary school, a little more than three-quarters in middle school and about two-thirds in high school.
The owners of Crooked Creek Golf Course in Fuquay-Varina plan to close the course and build homes on top of it. Neighbors formed a group, the Friends of Crooked Creek, to file legal action in an attempt to stop the development and keep the course open.
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Cary Towne Center’s request to allow three-story buildings at the mall prompted a mixture of responses from Cary residents on Thursday in what was seen as the first step in a long process toward welcoming TopGolf, a Texas-based company that builds elaborate driving range/restaurant complexes.
Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina are facing off in the Hometown Showdown contest. Held by the N.C. League of Municipalities, it’s a March Madness-style bracket where people vote for their favorite North Carolina towns and pictures.