The Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved a $99.5 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 that keeps the same property tax rate, while funding major school and county priorities and adding funds to continue the Pittsboro Express (PBX) transit route between Pittsboro and Chapel Hill.
The early and middle colleges in Durham and Johnston counties kicked off the area’s high school graduation season on Friday. Thousands of Triangle high school seniors will graduate over the next three weeks.
As the statewide adviser for DECA, an international organization aimed at developing students’ skills in marketing, finance, hospitality and management fields, Pam O’Brien has spent the past 15 years exposing students to a larger world.
Twenty-two Triangle schools, led by Raleigh Charter High School, made The Washington Post’s 2015 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. The newspaper ranked schools based on the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given divided by the number of graduates.
Pittsboro Matters, a group that has twice sued the town of Pittsboro over Chatham Park, has filed another legal motion against the town. The town’s attorney denied that anything was improper about the process in question, a bridge being built across N.C. 64.
Juni Asiyo’s small nonprofit has bult homes, a dormitory for girls, desks and a medical camp since she began trying to help her homeland. She returns to the village often to find out what is needed, and then turns to friends in the Triangle to help solve the problems.