Winthrop hosted non-NCAA opponent Hiwassee College Dec. 16, 2018, the kind of game that many in NCAA Division I men’s basketball would like to see end. This story explains why programs like Winthrop have to schedule non-DI opponents, and what’s being done to change the landscape.
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 public meeting is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, on design of phase three of the Higgins Greenway — the first greenway to downtown Cary. The meeting will be at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 221 Union St.
Green Level Baptist Church won’t have to fork over a $356,000 check, and it won’t have to remove the stoop leading to its historic sanctuary, the Cary Town Council said after a hearing on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
The group behind Cary’s Charter Academy has abandoned plans for a 2,000-student charter school near the Cary-Chatham County border. The group cited “the continued challenges we have faced throughout the development process.”
Southern Season executives Clay Hamner and Brian Fauver were sued for fraud by GGC Associates, the Virginia landlord for Southern Season’s ill-fated Richmond store. A federal judge found that the two executives did nothing illegal.
Cary police did not arrest a man because they thought his gummies contained CBD, a marijuana molecule with purported health benefits. They arrested him because they suspected his gummies contained THC, which produces a high.
In Wake Forest on Monday, a contractor will close the far-right southbound lane of South Main Street near Ligon Mill Road. The lane closure will allow the contractor to transfer overhead power lines to a newly installed utility pole.
Atlanta-based chef Ford Fry will bring his Tex-Mex restaurant Superica to Fenton, the 92-acre mixed-use development that’s getting underway in Cary. Fenton has named just one another tenant — grocer Wegmans.
The Town of Cary will close southbound South Walker Street between East Park Street and Walnut Street from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16-20. Access will be available for drivers along northbound South Walker Street.
A drone-piloting workshop for people 16 and older is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, in the Bond Park Community Center, 150 Metro Park, Cary. A drone is included in the registration fee.
For its first-ever River Rat Regatta on July 14, 2018, the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department is challenging boat builders to craft two-person vessels made only of cardboard, duct tape and glue.