The digital home for the Triangle arts community that connects visual and performing artists, venues and audiences in a lively conversation that builds engagement, community support for artists and awareness of the arts’ economic impact.
A man whom Wake Forest police charged with robbery the day after a holdup at a PNC bank branch in December 2013 was brought to the Triangle on Sunday night and slated for a first court appearance Monday.
Throngs of people packed two venues Sunday to hear firsthand accounts from survivors of the Holocaust, part of North Carolina’s official commemoration of the horrific genocide of 6 million Jews by the Nazis.
Google Plus advocate Mark Traphagen said he is spending more time on other social media channels as he is realizing that Google Plus isn’t taking off in terms of active users compared to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Despite the objections of residents in the nearby Haddon Hall neighborhood, the Apex Town Council rezoned a lot at the corner of Salem Street and U.S. 64. The property could become a car dealership, which neighbors said will be bad for the area.
Morrisville residents passed a $5 million bond for parks and recreation projects in 2012. Part of that was to renovate the Morrisville Aquatics and Fitness Center. But a recent report shows the updates will likely cost between $6.6 million and $17 million.
The recession and uncooperative weather delayed construction plans for the Northeast Regional Library. But 12 years after Wake County voters approved a bond measure to fund the $12 million facility, work is underway.
Tempers are flaring and relationships fraying as the city grapples with a new wave of development. Now the city’s 19 citizen councils have become flashpoints in debates about everything from gentrification to suburban development, prompting calls for change in a system that links Raleigh’s government and constituents.
Wake County is cutting back on both the number of elementary schools that will get federal funding to help poor children and the amount of money schools will get per child from that program. School administrators say the change is needed because the rising number of low-income students is forcing the district to reallocate the Title I dollars to the schools that have the greatest needs.