A program inspires students in poor areas of the state’s northeastern corner to take challenging science and math courses, but the effort also exposes how many students are left behind for lack of state educational support.
In a large city, the apartment building in the center of downtown Raleigh would be just another sleek, glass box with high floors, high ceilings and high rents. But in medium-sized Raleigh, the 23-story SkyHouse tower is both a striking symbol of change and a window into the city of tomorrow.
The fallout from House Bill 2, with its usurpation of local powers and its codification of discrimination, is broad and ongoing. But one aspect of this legislative disaster remains mysterious and unexplored: How did a bill packed with so many profoundly divisive provisions get swept through the legislature in a one-day special session and signed into law within hours of its passage?
It’s impressive that Donald Trump could bring out 10,000 people in Fayetteville on Wednesday night. And it’s remarkable that the once-marginal Bernie Sanders drew an overflow crowd of several thousand at Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium on Friday afternoon.
VIDEO: Nearly 70 youth from preschool through high school participated Saturday, July 30, 2016 in the 2nd annual Bible Bowl competition at Kingdom Family International Church in Wake Forest, NC. Church youth teams from Wake and Cleveland counties in North Carolina answered increasingly tougher questions about the Bible and Bible history as the groups moved from primary through high school ages.
Harry LynchThe News and Observer
Bible Bowl competition for youth
3-and-out with Cedar Ridge football coach Scott Loosemore