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2 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online
RALEIGH, N.C. : Janury 14th, 2014 - Santa was not the only one who made a naughty list over the holidays.
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6 hrs ago | The Cary News
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.
8 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph
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.
The stories of my life as a special needs parent are often emotional and personal.
Gov. Pat McCrory says his staff will consider making changes to a new law that offers raises to top teachers who give up tenure rights.
The Vance County school board at its meeting Monday night could approve alternative assessments for third-graders to demonstrate reading proficiency.
Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination that are currently violating water quality standards at its 14 coal-fired power plants in North Carolina, a Wake County judge ruled March 6. The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources has found that Duke's coal ash retention ponds -- most of which ... (more)
Former state Sen. Cal Cunningham had strong words for Raleigh City Manager Ruffin Hall after city leaders rejected Exploris Charter School's request to rent the old Salvation Army building at Moore Square.
Mountcastle, a first-time candidate and longtime Wake County resident, graduated from high school in Raleigh and has two children in Knightdale schools.
Wake County NCAE President Larry Nilles, left, stands with nearly 100 others giving Wake County School Board members a standing ovation after their passage of a resolution opposing the state's plan to offer pay raises to top teachers in return for them giving up tenure.
The party's internal battles – fraught with disputes about strategy and spending – broke open a month ago with the firing of its executive director.
Brian and Emily Quigley, pictured here in the Outer Banks last summer, are both semifinalists for Wake County's Teacher of the Year award.
Those rescues were simulations, part of an agricultural training class the department participated in to better prepare them for some of the demands cropping up in its coverage area.
Elden B. Perry of 1208 Kirkwell Place was charged by Raleigh police Thursday with one felony count of voluntary manslaughter, according to an arrest warrant filed at the Wake County Magistrate's Office.