The 2018 Enloe Charity Ball raised $205,000 to support the Autism Society of North Carolina. The hard work of the students at Enloe High School in Raleigh is drawing praise with the Wake County school system dedicating a snow day to them.
The federal government has issued new guidance on how states should administer funds for adult education. In North Carolina, the changes left five community colleges and six nonprofits, including the Durham Literacy Center, without federal funding.
As a winter storm that paralyzed much of North Carolina with snow and ice continues east, heavy rain on the coast and rough ocean conditions has led to coastal flooding that swamped N.C. Highway 12 with sand and seawater.
The Durham, Orange and Chapel Hill-Carrboro school systems were the first ones in the Triangle to announce they’d remain closed for students on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, due to the lingering effects of the snow storm.
Temperatures rose above freezing in Charlotte on Monday as a winter storm moved out after a final dusting of snow. But roads will refreeze Monday night as temperatures fall, forming ice Tuesday morning.
A deep layer of sea foam flooded up to the front door of the Avalon Pier on the North Carolina coast. Sea foam increases when seas are rough and the winter storm that has blown through North Carolina caused dangerous surf Sunday and Monday.
North Carolina led the United States in 2018 with the most teachers who’ve been certified by the National Board For Professional Teaching Standards. For the 13th year, Wake County led all districts in the U.S. with the most nationally certified teachers.
Citing academic issues, Hope Leadership Charter Academy in Raleigh will close in June 2019. Hope has reached an agreement that would give its students admissions priority for getting into PAVE Southeast Raleigh Charter School.