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Plans for light rail connecting Durham and Orange counties will proceed even if Wake County has stalled on the issue.
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6 hrs ago | News Observer
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.
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.
The Olde Raleigh apartments off Duraleigh Road in northwest Raleigh have been acquired for $27 million, according to Wake County property records.
The case against NAACP President Rev. William Barber and others arrested during so-called Moral Monday protests at the North Carolina General Assembly resumed Tuesday after a delay of more than a month.
The partisan start to the new term was in keeping with the division that has marked the working of the board in recent years, and the split was again in evidence on some of the issues – including schools' land purchase and construction – that came before commissioners during a 4 1/2-hour meeting.
Adcock, 59, has served on the Cary council since 2007 and has been mayor pro tem for the past two years.
Community members and staff from Wake County public schools agreed early that one of their goals was to try to get more students to stay at the town's six schools.
Improvements to the east side of Smithfield Road have been broken into multiple parts to help the town fund the work.
After years of being covered by banners, the gray cement walls of a downtown Raleigh parking garage will soon be surrounded by the mix of offices and shops that a developer envisioned years ago.
Pace, his brother Bobby Pace and friends Elmo Finch, Allen Mitchell and Julius Murray, became acquaintances with the late A.L. Hamm of Durham, where the eastern Wake farmers sold their tobacco at the time.
But when Raleigh resident and one of the masterminds behind the Listening Tour, Octavia Rainey, asked about bus transportation, residents perked up.
Welcome to This Week in History, where we have a look at what was happening in the eastern Wake County area 10, 25 and 50 years ago.
Join WRDU, WNCN and Capital City Clauses for Stock the Sled. Dave Kent will be broadcasting live from North Hills from 6am - 10am.
When North Carolina lawmakers approved a bill expanding where concealed weapons are legally allowed, it created a dilemma for communities that had banned firearms from playgrounds.