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8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
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.
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9 hrs ago | News Observer
Wake County got a windfall of $6 million in hotel and restaurant taxes last year.
9 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition
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.
13 hrs ago | Sun Journal
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)
The board in a 4-2 vote decided to take the recommendation of the public safety committee to raise the cost of adopting a dog to $150 and a cat to $100 plus an additional $5 charge for a rabies vaccine.
But it's too early to tell if their words had any effect. Four projects, including two in Morrisville and Holly Springs, are finalists to receive grant money aimed at boosting tourism in the county.
From left to right: DAR General James Moore Chapter Good Citizens award chairman, Tamara Porter, Rachel Kate Cockrell, Anna Whitfield, Orvelin Villarreal, Jr., Mary Katharine Valchar, Scottlin Olivia Davis and chapter regent Carolyn Coordes.
Attorneys for an Army general charged with sexual assault said Tuesday that they have decided to try to renegotiate a plea bargain with a new set of military officials after the judge determined that the case may have been improperly influenced by...
The Vance County school board will join school districts across the state in adopting an alternate assessment to the Read to Achieve third-grade reading portfolio.
A couple of years ago, two members of the state House who had been overseeing efforts to rein in abusive homeowners associations gave their colleagues a skeptical send-off as they handed over leadership of their committee.
RALEIGH, N.C. : Janury 14th, 2014 - Santa was not the only one who made a naughty list over the holidays.
Fight the Bite, a free program about preventing diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever from animal and insect bites, will start at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Drive, Apex.
As public pressure builds to dig up coal ash from waste lagoons in North Carolina, Duke Energy is facing a big cleanup bill that the electric utility has been trying to dodge.
An Executive Council member who attended the meeting said embattled party Chairman Randy Voller told members the party is "broke," with only $60,000 in the bank.
An information session will be held Monday for students who have not yet applied to attend the Vernon Malone College And Career Academy or whose initial application was rejected as being incomplete.