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The Cary News
Fewer women still serve in public office
Two women, Nicole Dozier and Denise Wilkie, were sworn into office. They are the first women to serve on the Apex Town Council in 12 years.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Rocky Mount Telegram
a Landfill Dogsa project aims for homes for pets
Shannon Johnstone hugs a pit bull mix named Nancy Botwin while taking photographs of the shelter dog at a former landfill Wednesday in Raleigh.
'Landfill Dogs' project aims for homes for pets
A North Carolina photographer hopes her pictures of shelter dogs at a former landfill will help find homes for them and raise awareness of the need for spaying and neutering.
Brighten an abused and needy child's life with a toy
The Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program enhance the lives of at-risk children and their caregivers through programs which promote their physical, educational, and emotional well-being.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
An American Tobacco Holiday
As an audience countdown struck "one," the Lucky Strike tower at the American Tobacco Campus Friday lit up with rows of multicolored bulbs.
State: Wake students' illnesses not a cancer cluster
About a year after a Wake Forest mother pushed the state to investigate why several local teenagers were battling a rare form of cancer, state officials say they have found no cause or reason to classify the cases as a cancer cluster .
The Smithfield Herald
Community Notes: Dec. 8
The Benson Center for Active Aging , formerly the Benson Senior Center, offers a variety of programs for adults 60 and older.
Triangle jobless rate flat in October as region added 6,000 jobs
A new home on the corner of Bennettwood Ct.. and W. Millbrook Rd. in the Bennett Place subdivision in NW Raleigh is worked on Oct. 1, 2013.
The Cary News
Wake commissioners chastise Apex leaders over zoning issue
The town of Apex relinquished the bar from its zoning jurisdiction in October. The town had specifically asked to include the bar in its extra-territorial jurisdiction in 2007.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Teacher turnover in North Carolina reaches five-year high
Teacher turnover in North Carolina reached a five-year high last year with more teachers leaving their classrooms to take new jobs in education or move.
Wake Forest police charge 37-year-old man with PNC robbery
Police have accused Stalf of robbing the PNC Bank at 3619 Rogers Road around noon on Wednesday.
Cash Michaels charges that Wake County school board members...
Cash Michaels is skewering the "Kushner Seven," charging that the seven Wake County school board members who removed Keith Sutton as chairman on Tuesday had "stabbed" him in the back.
Burlington Times News
Barber, 'Moral Monday' protesters appeal convictions
The Rev. William Barber II had just been convicted of two misdemeanors related to a spring protest inside the North Carolina Legislative Building when he walked across a Wake County courtroom with his right arm outstretched.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
North Raleigh license plate office to move next week
The office in the Holly Park Shopping Center just inside the Beltline will be closed Monday for the move.
NC among states faulted for lax financial disclosure requirements for supreme court justices
Few states do an adequate job of making their supreme court justices disclose potential financial conflicts of interest, according to a report published Wednesday by the Center for Public Integrity.
1 charge dropped against NC NAACP leader
A judge has dismissed one of the three charges against North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others facing trial for protesting at the state legislature.
Durham and Orange ready for light rail, even if Wake isn't
Plans for light rail connecting Durham and Orange counties will proceed even if Wake County has stalled on the issue.
Kushner replaces Sutton in Wake school board shakeup
In an October 2012 file photo, Wake County school board members John Tedesco, left, and Christine Kushner listen to Deborah Prickett, right, during a work session.
NCDOT's three-year Beltline rebuild will slow I-440 commuters starting Thursday
Four lanes of Interstate 440 West at the southeast corner of Raleigh's Beltline will be reduced to two lanes starting Thursday morning in the first step of the NC DOT's three-year rebuild of an 11-mile stretch of I-40 and I-440 across south Raleigh.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
NC virtual charter group rebuffed by NC Court of Appeals
RALEIGH A charter school that had planned to open in the fall of 2012 and offer only online classes failed to convince the N.C. Court of Appeals that it should have been allowed to move forward with its plan without approval by the State Board of Education.