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2 hrs ago | WRAL.com
When Raleigh and Wake County hazardous materials crews arrived to investigate, Jeffrey LeRose and and his two colleagues to evacuate the floor that RTS occupies.
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6 hrs ago | News Observer
A bill approved by the General Assembly and sitting on Gov. Pat McCrory's desk would increase the penalties for people who give phones to inmates and for inmates caught with phones.
8 hrs ago | News Observer
School administrators presented Tuesday the first draft of a plan for the 2015-16 school year that they say focuses primarily on filling four new schools, reducing crowding at existing schools, cleaning up inefficient bus routes and reducing how many families are assigned to schools on different calendars.
9 hrs ago | News Observer
The 54-47 defeat of House Bill 1224 also appeared to end prospects for a separate measure, linked to this one by Senate leaders, intended to give local school boards more flexibility to spend state dollars to pay teacher assistants.
That's more than 500 more students than enrolled the first day last fall. Thirty percent of Wake County school system graduates will be attending Wake Tech this year, up .7 percent from last year.
And there's a pretty good chance that person will be moving here from either another North Carolina county or from New York, New Jersey, Ohio or Pennsylvania, according to statistics presented to the Wake County board of commissioners on Aug. 18 by Rebecca Tippett of the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.
As the state legislature continues to idle over a stalemate among House and Senate Republicans, a Wake County lawmaker is calling for action on a stalled coal ash clean-up plan.
The Wake County Public School System will offer the following classes through its Lifelong Learning Program.
Interested in letting the Wake County School Board know how it should respond to the overcrowding and under-enrollment at five elementary and middle schools? The Wake County School Board is considering ways to ease crowding at three schools in Cary, including the possibility of converting two of them from a traditional school year to a year-round ... (more)
"There have been too many murders where people have been killed by the police," said Hicks, 69, a retiree who lives in downtown Raleigh.
In February, Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood ruled the legislature's 2013 law ending teacher tenure was unconstitutional, and he blocked it from taking effect.
"It's a big adjustment, but it's nice to be able to ease into it." As a way to help make that adjustment easier, Marbles Kids Museum teamed up with Wake County Public Schools and several other community partners to hold the sixth Kick-off to Kindergarten event on Saturday.
Francesca Huckaby took a total of $3,200 using a Wells Fargo debit card belonging to the victim, according to an arrest warrant.
Home-school enrollment numbers recently surpassed those of the state's private schools, according to a report from the N.C. Department of Administration's non-public education division.
North Carolina legislators on Friday failed to complete their primary work session for the year because House members couldn't agree quickly to work through an array of intertwined bills that address economic incentives, local sales taxes and funding teacher assistants.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 08:33 pm
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