Roberto Carlos Solis-Reyes, 18, of Apex has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle after the jogger he struck with his car last week died Monday from his injuries. Derek Macrae Davis, 37, of Holly Springs was jogging with his wife around 6:30 a.m. April 20 when he was hit.
Randall B. Terry Jr., the late co-publisher of the High Point Enterprise newspaper, used to take his nine dogs to NCSU’s vet school for care. Since 1996, a charitable foundation in Terry’s name has given more than $47 million to the school.
Three days after the Raleigh City Council approved the final contract to purchase the Dorothea Dix property, three Republican state senators announced Monday that they’re dropping a bill to revoke the sale.
Dakota the Deinonychus dinosaur walks around at the Wizard World Comic Con held at the Raleigh Civic and Convention Center on March 13, 2015. Ed Bounds is on the inside of the suit; it is used to teach people about dinosaurs at various events and occasions.
A murder investigation that Durham police had been pursuing for almost four months resulted in an arrest Saturday of a suspect in the shooting death of Mark Peaks behind an East Main Street apartment building.
About 300 people attended a vigil Sunday in Cary’s Bond Park for victims of the deadly earthquake in Nepal. There is sizable a community of Nepalese, and other south and central Asian residents, in Cary and Morrisville.
Wake County school board members tentatively approved last week a plan that would make using teacher workdays the first option for replacing winter snow days for traditional-calendar schools during the 2015-16 school year. This came after the board objected to a proposal that would have allowed students to miss up to three school days next winter before having to make up the lost time.
Wake Health Services plans to build a sizable new health center in Southeast Raleigh, nearly doubling the nonprofit’s capacity for patients in a part of the city where community leaders have long asked for better access to medical care.
El Centro Hispano has opened a center where day laborers and others in Carrboro’s Hispanic community can find jobs and education. The Center for Employment and Leadership, located on Weaver Street, was partially funded by the Town of Carrboro to settle a longstanding problem with day-labor pickup sites.
The Cary Town Council on Tuesday awarded a contract to Raleigh-based J.M. Thompson Company to add new instrument-shaped benches, trees, art and widen the sidewalks on south Academy Street in downtown Cary.
Brentwood Elementary School in Raleigh was named the nation’s second-best magnet school on Saturday and Wendell Elementary School in eastern Wake was named the top elementary magnet school in the country. Both Wake County elementary schools received their accolades from Magnet Schools of America.
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