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5 hrs ago |

Program puts local produce on the menu at child care centers

Not long ago, snack time might have meant something out of a jar. But center director Debbie Lee says this summer is different.


Related Topix: Knightdale, NC

9 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Holiday travel: Drive safe, sober

"We just want to remind everybody that this is the last weekend, Labor Day weekend, of the 'Booze It and Lose It' , and that we will be out this weekend looking to remove impaired drivers from the road," SHP 1st Sgt.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Speed, NC, Pilot Mountain, NC, Raleigh, NC

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Pay raise not enough to keep some teachers in classroom

It wasn't clear what caused the blaze, which started at about 6:30 p.m. and was quickly brought under control.



Alleged gangster admits lying in North Carolina ki...

A woman described by prosecutors as a gang member dubbed "Lady Jamaica" has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents during their investigation into the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father this year, court documents show.


Related Topix: Prison

Wake Weekly Online Edition

14-SP-1385 Notice of Substitute TRUSTEEa S Foreclosure Sale

014318 at Page 02626 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Wake County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the ... (more)


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Morrisville, NC

Wake Weekly Online Edition

Wake Forest Police Reports a " Aug. 28, 2014

Arrests a Javon Kaywane Green, 41, 128 Edward Lane, Louisburg, was arrested at the Wake Forest Walmart and charged with larceny and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Related Topix: Wake Forest, NC, Louisburg, NC, Drugs


Pilot hurt in small plane crash in Brassfield

Authorities say the plane was traveling from Kentucky when it went down shortly before midnight next to a Brassfield home.


Related Topix: Air Accidents

Wake Weekly Online Edition

14 SP 50009 Notice of Lien Holder's Sale of Real Property

NOTICE OF LIEN HOLDER'S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 14 SP 50009 In the Matter of Foreclosure of a certain Claim of Lien claimed against Lewis Beans, Jr. dated March 27, 2013, and Recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of WAKE County, North Carolina as 13M1664, Hope ... (more)


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Rolesville High program feeds hungry teens

Students are given a backpack full of food, and they're allowed to come back once a week for refills.


Related Topix: Rolesville, NC

Raleigh sex offender didn't violate probation, judge finds

Raymond Lamar Green, 43, received a suspended prison sentence of 16 to 29 months and 36 months of probation after he pleaded guilty in 2012 to taking indecent liberties with a minor - charges involving five of his players, ages 14 and 15. Prosecutors told Superior Court Judge Howard Manning that Green broke the conditions of his sentence last month ... (more)


Daily Kos

Bernie Sanders election rally in Raleigh, NC

Last night Bernie Sanders spoke to a capacity crowd at the Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, US News


Researchers Identify Five Medical Conditions That May Contribute to...

Sudden unexpected death results from a malfunction of the heart and causes a rapid loss of blood flow through the body, leading to death.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Heart Disease, Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

County Democrats seek boost in participation

Daily JournalRichmond County Democratic Party Chairman Lee Quick asks for volunteers for projects including selling tickets for the Morrison-Deane-Goodman Dinner, working the dinner and manning the Seaboard Festival booth.


Related Topix: Seaboard, NC, Hamlet, NC, Rockingham, NC, Richmond County, NC, Raleigh, NC

Business Journal

Luxury Triangle bridal suites

Chocolate-covered strawberries, champagne and rose petals are somewhere on the long list of wishes for most brides' weddings, and that includes the wedding night.


Related Topix: Wedding

Suspect's girlfriend charged in Cary murder case

Jessica Renee Parrisher, 28, of 501-B6 Gooseneck Drive, Cary, was charged with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder for allegedly lying to police in their investigation, according to an arrest warrant.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law


Drug detecting nail polish doesn't solve date rape problem, expert says

A novel approach by North Carolina State University students to combat date rape -- developing a nail polish that can detect date rape drugs -- drew tentative approval Tuesday from a woman who deals with the issue for InterAct of Wake County.


Related Topix: North Carolina State University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

NC Supreme Court asked to release voucher funds during appeal

Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood gives his ruling that North Carolina's school voucher program is unconstitutional, siphoning public dollars for private school use, in a Wake County courtroom on Aug. 21. RALEIGH Advocates of the North Carolina school voucher program did not wait for a judge to write his order declaring public taxpayer assistance ... (more)


Related Topix: Hobgood, NC, Education, School Vouchers, Duke University, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cary man appears in court for nurse's shooting death

Police arrested Daniel Scott Remington, 36, of 501 Gooseneck Drive, in Fayetteville Saturday night on a charge of murder in the death of Wendy Jean Johnson of Sanford.


Related Topix: Cary, NC, Duke University

Fifth teen pleads guilty in Raleigh greenway murder

Tyrell Chester Charles Hamilton, 17, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Monday in the November 2012 murder of Regynald Brown, 37. Friends found Brown, 37, in a trash can inside a drainage tunnel along the Walnut Creek Trail near Hammond Road in December 2012.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Ga. woman pleads guilty to beating death of 91-year-old Raleigh woman

Cathy Lynne Lentini, 53, of Cartersville, Ga., entered a plea of second-degree murder in a Wake County courtroom Monday - nearly a year after she was charged in the 2001 death of Beulah Dickerson.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law