A small relative of the Tyrannosaurus Rex was discovered by Raleigh paleontologist Lindsay Zanno in Utah, North America. Called moros intrepidus or harbinger of doom, it’s a fossil link for dinosaur academics.
The Wake County school board is thanking students and staff at Rand Road Elementary School in Garner for how they stood up to a substitute teacher who allegedly told the class that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had killed himself.
Wake County school board member Keith Sutton will seek the Democratic nomination for state schools superintendent in 2020. Sutton says he has the necessary education and political experience to lead North Carolina’s public schools.
Fuquay-Varina leaders voted Tuesday night to begin negotiations with Wake County to receive the 143-acre property that once was Crooked Creek Golf Course. Earlier in the day, Wake County commissioners voted unanimousily to offer it to the town.
The Durham-Orange light-rail transit project is nearing an April 30 deadline to seek Federal Transit Administration money. Here are some facts about the regional transportation project with links to more information.