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Suzanna, 11, a sixth-grade student at Ligon Middle School in Raleigh, came out on top of a field of 95 spellers who won bees at their respective traditional public schools, charter schools, private schools and home schools.
Officers responded to a report of a shooting around 9:15 p.m. Friday in the 7500 block of Fox Road, according to Jim Sughrue, a Raleigh police spokesman.
This is Sunshine Week, when advocates of open government celebrate the value of freedom-of-information laws.
School Reportedly Plays Hardball - But Not With Who You're Thinking. Turns out that Grayson's a fan of the cartoon and its characters - and for that he's been bullied at at his North Carolina school where his classmates say "My Little Pony" is for girls.
The Wake County Republican Party is expected next week to nominate a replacement for former County Commissioner Tony Gurley, who resigned to take a position in Gov. Pat McCrory's administration.
The Courtney Reserve at Cary Park apartment community in Cary has been sold to a new investor group for $30 million.
For much of the school year, school districts have been unable to provide updated high school transcripts showing correct grade point averages and class ranks because of issues with the PowerSchool student information system.
The three-day event was for sophomores who are currently enrolled in U.S. Government and Economics.
The Wake County Sheriff's Office now offers a new service that makes it possible to apply for pistol purchase and concealed carry permits online.
The nonprofit agency has since been dealing with issues – including some raised by the charges against De Olloqui – such as overcommitment by members, excessive reliance on volunteers and potentially questionable adoption requirements.
Around midnight Friday, authorities said 23-year-old Nicholas Heggie crashed on Blaney Franks Road, off Ten Ten Road in Raleigh following the chase.
Senate candidate Greg Brannon speaks at the Republican U.S. Senate forum that featured four Senate candidates Jan. 30; it was held at the Fox and Hound Bar & Grill in Huntersville.
Cary's Kite Festival will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road.
State officials couldn't provide an estimate of how many Medicaid applications are overdue across North Carolina, but about 1,700 families in Wake County alone are waiting for approval so they can obtain needed medical care.
Internal emails between staff at North Carolina's environmental agency suggest state regulators were coordinating with Duke Energy before intervening in efforts by citizens groups trying to sue the company over groundwater pollution leeching from its coal ash dumps.