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1 hr ago | Business Journal
The Courtney Reserve at Cary Park apartment community in Cary has been sold to a new investor group for $30 million.
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5 hrs ago | News Observer
For much of the school year, school districts have been unable to provide updated high school transcripts showing correct grade point averages and class ranks because of issues with the PowerSchool student information system.
10 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News
The three-day event was for sophomores who are currently enrolled in U.S. Government and Economics.
10 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News
The Wake County Sheriff's Office now offers a new service that makes it possible to apply for pistol purchase and concealed carry permits online.
12 hrs ago | News Observer
The nonprofit agency has since been dealing with issues – including some raised by the charges against De Olloqui – such as overcommitment by members, excessive reliance on volunteers and potentially questionable adoption requirements.
16 hrs ago | ABC11
Around midnight Friday, authorities said 23-year-old Nicholas Heggie crashed on Blaney Franks Road, off Ten Ten Road in Raleigh following the chase.
20 hrs ago | News Observer
Senate candidate Greg Brannon speaks at the Republican U.S. Senate forum that featured four Senate candidates Jan. 30; it was held at the Fox and Hound Bar & Grill in Huntersville.
Cary's Kite Festival will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road.
State officials couldn't provide an estimate of how many Medicaid applications are overdue across North Carolina, but about 1,700 families in Wake County alone are waiting for approval so they can obtain needed medical care.
Internal emails between staff at North Carolina's environmental agency suggest state regulators were coordinating with Duke Energy before intervening in efforts by citizens groups trying to sue the company over groundwater pollution leeching from its coal ash dumps.
Grayson Bruce's interest in "My Little Pony" has caused him to be bullied at school; his classmates say his favorite toy is for girls.
Burning Coal Theatre Company and the Raleigh Boychoir will present Civil Rights Through Song: A Choral History of Raleigh Through the Civil Rights Era, a performance using choral music, dance and drama to celebrate the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1950s/early 1960s, today, March 13 - 23, 2014.
Wake County got a windfall of $6 million in hotel and restaurant taxes last year.
He hasn't put it quite this way, but what Gov. Pat McCrory seems to be saying - and who among us hasn't offered the same excuse? - is that it sounded like a good idea at the time.
New Bern aldermen hired a consultant Tuesday night to pursue the city's options in a possible buy-out deal with Duke Energy.
"Instead of looking at what we can do, we've been looking at what we can do without," Zebulon Finance Director Bobby Fitts told fellow department heads and the town board at its annual retreat Feb. 25. The same two issues that have haunted Zebulon in recent years are expected to continue to complicate the town's finances for several more years, ... (more)