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3 hrs ago | The Cary News
Apex at Athens Drive ; Holly Springs at Cary; Green Hope at Fuquay-Varina; Panther Creek at Middle Creek.
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4 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News
The students got a taste of the Music Industry Leadership 101 curriculum developed by Usher's youth organization, New Look Foundation, that will be the foundation for a new career pathway for high schoolers in the Wake County school system.
4 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News
Sisters Harper and Riley Anderson of Raleigh sift through and try out some of their take from the Easter egg hunt at the Zebulon Municipal Complex on April 12. Eastern Wake County began Easter celebrations early, with Knightdale and Zebulon holding their annual egg hunts last weekend.
7 hrs ago | News Observer
Kearney was a prison system officer until he resigned today, according to Keith Acree, a spokesman for the Department of Public Safety.
11 hrs ago | The Cary News
The Democratic Women of Wake County meeting will start with a buffet at 11:30 a.m. and the program at noon Tuesday, April 22, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.
When the school board adopted an aggressive timeline for selecting a superintendent last week, the vote was a unanimous one.
Dr. Jacqueline Jordan is the principal of Underwood Elementary in Wake County Public Schools System.
Quantavious Thompson was taken into custody late Wednesday afternoon, FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch said in a statement.
Hardin Park School Assistant Principal Philip Norman has been named to succeed Phillip Griffin as principal of Green Valley School effective July 1. Griffin, who has been principal at Green Valley for 11 years, had previously announced that he would be retiring after the end of the current school year.
Today, Wake County school officials are holding a press conference to discuss ""the alarming increase in mid-year teacher resignations and the dwindling supply of NC-trained teachers who are qualified to fill the empty positions."
Two weeks ago, a three-judge panel with the state Court of Appeals vacated Jason Young's first-degree murder conviction and ordered a new trial after finding that the judge in his 2012 trial should not have allowed jurors to hear about two civil lawsuits against Young.
Amanda Hayes, 42 - who is serving up to 16 years in prison for the July 13, 2011, death of Laura Ackerson - could face 2 to 20 years in prison if she is convicted of a second-degree felony charge of tampering with physical evidence/human corpse.
Chris Hailey has spent most of his adult life driving around in a patrol car, cruising the highways of North Carolina and the streets of Raleigh.
"The thought of children, and their parents not being able to provide for their children, affected me deeply," said LoPiccolo, who lives in Apex.
FBI Charlotte and FBI Atlanta are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest of two men wanted in connection with a kidnapping in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
Federal authorities filed kidnapping charges Wednesday against Jakym Tibbs and a man listed as John Doe known by the nickname "Kirkwood Quan."
Kevin Leonard, deputy director of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, briefed the Wake County Board of Commissioners on Monday about the "flavors and tones" of this year's upcoming short session of the General Assembly.