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53 min ago | Eastern Wake News

Letter: Board should vote for town growth

We lost the solar farm. Got it rezoned by Wake County, but neighbors in the Zebulon area didn't want it beside the trailer park, next door or across the road.

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Related Topix: Zebulon, NC, Bunn, NC, Franklin County, NC, Wake Forest, NC

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Eastern Wake News

After chase, man faces cocaine-trafficking charge for second time in July

Robert Lee Alston, 32, of 3301 Trail Drive in Wendell was arrested shortly before 3 p.m. Friday at Quarry Road and Mitchell Mill Road, arrest records show, and charged with two counts of cocaine trafficking, maintaining a vehicle for drug use, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and fleeing to avoid arrest.

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Related Topix: Wendell, NC, Raleigh, NC

News Observer

Southeast leaders want Rainey on Raleigh Housing Authority

Southeast Raleigh leaders want Mayor Nancy McFarlane to appoint longtime activist Octavia Rainey to fill one of two openings on the Raleigh Housing Authority board.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Zebulon, NC, Wendell, NC, Cary, NC

Business Journal

Greensboro home insulation business accused of scheming seniors

A Greensboro home insulation firm has been temporarily barred from performing insulation services among complaints it did not deliver energy savings as promised.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

Eastern Wake News

Notebook: High school coaches move toward accreditation

North Carolina already is among the national leaders in accredited high school coaches but may make a big jump in the national rankings during the next year.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Davis, NC

Eastern Wake News

Five Minutes With... Maria Rodriguez

Maria Rodriguez left Guatemala looking for a better life. She ran into a few angels along the way and is working to return the kindness she found in the United States.

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Related Topix: Knightdale, NC, Raleigh, NC

Eastern Wake News

Wendell cell tower plan hits a snag

Letters opposing construction of the tower on a lot at the corner of Fourth Street and Hollybrook Road from three historic preservation organizations have forced the company that wants to build the tower to explore other options.

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Related Topix: Wendell, NC

The Robesonian

Officials: Duke deal is good business10:01 am

Lumberton is already benefiting in its efforts to attract businesses to the community as a result of this week's announcement that Duke Energy plans to purchase the generating assets of the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, according to Robeson County's economic developer and industrial recruiter.

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Related Topix: Lumberton, NC, North Carolina, Robeson County, NC, Red Springs, NC, Brunswick, NC

Burlington Times News

Motion seeks to move Willingham case to federal court

Attorneys at the N.C. Attorney General's office wants the case brought by former athletics department learning specialist Mary Willingham against the University of North Carolina and the UNC-Chapel Hill moved to federal court.

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The Cary News

Cary OKs plan for up to 93 homes at Holly Springs Road and Cary Parkway

The Cary Town Council on Thursday voted 6-1 to annex and rezone the 52-acre property so M/I Homes can build up to 93 homes there.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC

Business Journal

Raleigh-to-Charlotte train ride just got a little faster

The Raleigh-Charlotte rail corridor is a little faster and more efficient, thanks to improvements made near the Wake/Durham County line and the Rowan/Davidson County line.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Durham County, NC, Davidson County, NC

News Observer

Wake, Mecklenburg, can get extra taxing authority if voters approve in November

To get the extra quarter percent tax, voters in the four counties – including Wake and Mecklenburg – must approve the tax in a referendum this November, under a deadline in a bill approved 32-11 shortly after midnight.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC, Guilford County, NC, Forsyth County, NC, Durham, NC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Cary News

Cary Town Council poised to vote on new tree rules

The town currently prohibits developers from removing any tree bigger than 30 inches in diameter unless it is dead, diseased or in the way of proposed features that cannot be built elsewhere on a project site.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC

The Cary News

Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce to host education panel

In March, the Wake County school board capped enrollment at every elementary school in town, along with the only high school.

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Related Topix: Holly Springs, NC, Cary, NC, Holly Ridge, NC, Fuquay Varina, NC, Education Etc.

Talking About Politics

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Shades of John Edwards and "Two Americas!" The state Senate seemed to channel the former Senator in the debate over how to help the state's stagnating rural areas keep up with booming urban areas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Edwards, Onslow County, NC

WRAL.com

UNC wants Willingham case moved to federal court

Mary Willingham, who claims that the university put player eligibility above academic integrity for years, filed the suit in Wake County, alleging that UNC retaliated against her for speaking about the academic performance of revenue-sport athletes.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WRAL.com

Tears, concern flow at vigil for slain UNC professor

"I always thought UNC was such a quiet and wonderful and peaceful and safe place," said J.B. Hu, who organized Wednesday's gathering.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC

News Observer

Raleigh's homeless children see hope through a new lens

The children, ages 6 to 12 and homeless, hurried around the room taking snapshots of their smiling and surprised moms and Bobby Murray and other Chevrolet dealers who had sponsored the gifts.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Digital Cameras, Electronics, Photography, Arts, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Daily Dispatch

Reaching a compromise

Shaqualla Dunbar talks with Evan Sonnenberg as Yvonne Campbell works with Tonesha Bennerson during a time for questions at a beginning teacher work session in February.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Vance County, NC, Rockingham, NC

News Observer

NC House balks at McCrory's new incentive program for relocating businesses

Gov. Pat McCrory's push to create a new incentive program met stiff resistance in a House committee Wednesday, as lawmakers recommended rejecting the Senate-approved measure.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Mecklenburg County, NC, Apex, NC, Hamilton, NC

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