Thanks to nearly 300 charges of explosives, Buck Steam Station was decommissioned Oct. 19 when the final four units of the coal-fired generating station in Salisbury, N.C., were imploded. The plant began operations in 1926.
The northern end of downtown Raleigh is changing fast, with the new Capital Boulevard bridge over Peace Street and the rising steel beams of a tower that will house a Publix grocery store and hundreds of apartments.
So far 4.1 million chickens and turkeys, and 5,500 hogs are dead in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence wind and floods. The numbers are expected to increase this week. The livestock death toll doubles that of Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Restaurant inspections help identify potential food safety problems, safeguard public health and ensure food retail establishments are in compliance with sanitation and food safety procedures. Here’s the top ten violations found in Wake County.
Flytrex, an Israeli company, plans to begin delivering food using drones through a test program in Holly Springs this fall. Flytrex teamed up with eCommerce company AHA to begin drone food deliveries in Iceland last year.
The house at 1624 Morning Mountain Road near Falls Lake in North Raleigh sold for $5.5 million in July 2018. The buyer was not revealed, but the address is the same as that of Eli Global, a firm founded by Durham resident Greg Lindberg.