Wake County

Can’t we agree to disagree in a civil manner?

David Lanphere said his wife has been subjected to many horrible comments since a disagreement about a student wearing a kilt at a prom. Since when did every argument, every disagreement have to become a blood sport?


Wake County not converting Brier Creek Elementary’s calendar

Citing community opposition, Wake County school administrators reversed course on a plan to convert Brier Creek Elementary School in northwest Raleigh to a traditional calendar. Administrators still want to study converting three western Wake year-round schools – Highcroft Drive Elementary, Salem Elementary and Salem Middle.

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Shaw University will add murals to Blount Street in downtown Raleigh

Hundreds of feet of concrete walls along the Shaw University campus soon will be painted with murals that explore the history of the university and its relationship with the city. The goal is to highlight the successes of the university, both past and present, and strengthen the school’s relationship with the Southeast Raleigh community.


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