Pearl Thompson was a student at Shaw University in 1942 when she was told she couldn’t check out a book from Raleigh’s public library because she was black. On Thursday, at the age of 92, she finally got a Wake County library card.
While the Rolling Stones were playing inside Carter-Finley Stadium on Wednesday night, agents from the Secretary of State's office were outside seizing 381 counterfeit souvenir T-shirts and arresting five people.
Although they’ve known each other since high school, Matt Keeler and Blake Cone’s friendship has evolved from college drinking buddies to roommates to becoming co-owners of Knightdale’s first brewery: Oak City Brewing.
Here are Triangle residents’ reactions on social media to the Rolling Stones’ visit — dealing with the traffic, celebrating before the concert and experiencing the Stones’ show with the Avett Brothers at Carter-Finley Stadium.
State insurance investigators arrested a Raleigh man Tuesday on charges of using a false name to get auto insurance policies and swindling insurers by filing eight phony claims about thefts and vandalism.
The death of a Cary teen happened when she was trying to stop four people who had stolen marijuana that she came to a park to sell them, police said in seeking a search warrant they got before charging the four with murder.
At its one-year anniversary, Oak City Outreach shared details about how the center will grow. But the group, which serves meals to the homeless and poor on weekends, likely won’t remain in its current space on Person Street near Moore Square.
Todd Wirt will leave his position as Wake County’s assistant superintendent for academics to become Orange County superintendent on Wednesday. At least three North Carolina school systems will now be led by former Wake school administrators.
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