Video: Wednesday evening, ECU’s baseball team surprised Rhettec Galaska, 11, with a mock signing day and press conference, introducing him as the latest player to sign. He received his own No. 1 jersey with his last name on the back. Rhettec was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma when he was 8.
"I am a high school senior who three days ago was worried about which of my friends would receive flowers for Valentine's Day." ... Now, "my main concerns are funerals, gun control and whether or not I am going to be shot wherever I go," says Delaney Tarr, a senior at Stoneman Douglas High School, Tarr spoke to a crowd Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale during rally for gun control.
Wake County Sheriff’s Deputy J. Ekkens describes the gun he found in Chad Copley’s home and the scene outside the home during his testimony on Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Wake County Justice Center in Raleigh.
City Hall and other city-owned properties could need $80 million in major repairs if Raleigh doesn’t replace them with a new government complex. City staff laid out long-term maintenance needs for the 35-year-old building on Hargett Street downtown. They say it would cost taxpayers about $32 million to redo the mechanical and electrical systems and replace the roof at least twice over the next several decades. It would cost about $28.5 million to do the same upgrades at One Exchange Plaza, which also houses city employees.
Hendricks, 32, receives federal disability benefits because he has cerebral palsy. Social Security has strict rules on how much a disabled person can save. His NC ABLE account allows him to save more money than federal rules typically allow.