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Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison, co-chair of a task force for creating safer schools in Wake County, presents recommendations to the Wake School Board Tuesday, June, 18, 2013, at the Wake County Public School System Central Services Building in Cary.
Severe weather prompted tornado warnings in four central North Carolina counties Tuesday evening and left behind widespread reports of fallen tree limbs, downed power lines and damage to homes.
A legislative effort to slash the state's energy-efficiency requirements for new buildings gained crucial support in a Senate committee Tuesday.
ABC11 has learned that a Wake County inmate who was on life support after a fight with a detention officer inside the county jail has died.
The WakeEd blog is devoted to discussing and answering questions about the major issues facing the Wake County school system.
The Wake County Board of Education is expected to name the new hire during its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. The appointment is the last item on a long meeting agenda that includes picking names for two high schools in Garner and Cary and discussing whether to continue a program that pays bus drivers a $1,000 bonus for good attendance.
Caleb Jackson finds himself surrounded by, from left, Tessa Perry, Emily Askew and Meredith Price during the Massey School of Dance's annual recital in 2003.
The spending plan, which is less than last year's $14.86 million budget, drew little concern from elected officials and no comments from residents at a public hearing on June 3. Town Council extended the public hearing on the budget to Wednesday to allow more time for public comment.
Working toward his Harvard University law degree, Jon Wall wants to one day return to Wake County and address the disparities he sees within the county school system.
Just In : Firefighters are on the scene of a blaze at Twin Oaks Villas in Cary. The blaze is confined to one town house, but information on the extent of damage is not immediately available.
All nine board seats will be on the 2016 ballot. The seven non-regional members will run for four-year terms.
Ben Whipker and Maria Hunter Mackie of Wake Robotics display the 3-D printer they made at the Cary Community Library's summer kick-off program, "Dig Into Robotics" on June 6. The group is asking for the public's help as it conducts research for a photographic history book.
Robeson County may be one of the poorest counties in the state, but when it comes to the North Carolina Education Lottery, it's a big spender.
Morrisville's planning department has spent the past year working with consultants to create the McCrimmon Transit Small Area Plan, which includes a concept design, market analysis and land-use plan around a future transit station.
Since 2010, parents in the Wendell area have had a no-cost option when it comes to summer camp opportunities.