A promotional video from the North Carolina Football Club pitches the virtues of Raleigh as the best place for a Major League Soccer expansion team to land in 2020. The pitch includes building a new stadium in downtown Raleigh.
Equality NC, an LGBTQ rights group, announced on April 24 that it is withholding support for North Carolina legislators who voted for the HB2 repeal bill. The group says the bill didn't go far enough in protecting the LGBTQ community.
Leanne Klarer of Millbrook Elementary, Myriah Luke of East Millbrook Middle, Rebeka Townsend of Rolesville High and Kennedy Wilmer of Lynn Road Elementary won the Wake County school system's 2017-18 Diane Kent Parker First-Year Teacher Award.