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43 min ago | The Cary News
The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel will host the fifth annual Herbfest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary.
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4 hrs ago | WRAL.com
"Can you scan these and see if there are any winners?" he asks. The clerk scans the first ticket and freezes, staring at the screen that shows it's a $1,000 winner.
10 hrs ago | Independent Weekly
Zellinger is an assistant Wake DA. 2) SEANC has mailed two thoroughly scurrilous flyers to its members attacking Zellinger's opponent, Lorrin Freeman.
14 hrs ago | News Observer
Barbara Butler, named in three arrest warrants obtained by the state Department of Revenue, was listed in those as Barbara Beard Butler and on Wake County arrest records as Barbara Jean Butler.
18 hrs ago | WRAL.com
"We couldn't be happier with the way things are," he said. "We're a little concerned with where things are going."
Residents look on as workers repair a neighbor's front door at an apartment complex in Atlanta on April 10, after federal agents rescued kidnap victim Frank Arthur Janssen of Wake Forest, N.C. Authorities say Janssen's kidnapping was related to his daughter's prosecution of North Carolina prisoner Kelvin Melton, who is serving a life sentence for a ... (more)
The North Carolina Labor Department has released its findings and proposed fines for an accident at the North Carolina State Fair last year that injured several people.
The Danish company could qualify for more than $1 million in state and local incentives if it hires the employees and invests at least $36 million in the planned Cary lab, according to an announcement by Gov. Pat McCrory's office.
Six men are running for Orange County sheriff to succeed Lindy Pendergrass, who is retiring after serving 32 years and eight consecutive terms.
Deputies charged Holden, 30, of 6494 Stag Trail near Wendell, with two counts of murder.
A North Carolina prosecutor was the intended target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers looked up the wrong address on the Internet and abducted the prosecutor's father instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday.
An investigation into nude photos of Wake County students on the photo-sharing site Instagram has spread to Alamance County.
An indictment says a group who are accused of kidnapping a Wake Forest man went to the wrong house, and were planning to kidnap his daughter -- who is a Wake County prosecutor.
School leaders said that 612 of Wake's 9,000 teachers have resigned since the beginning of the school year, compared with 433 during the same time a year ago.
A detail photo of a tube of Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan. Narcan is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses.
Earlier this month, officials with the state Department of Health and Human Services told reporters the agency met a federal deadline to clear a backlog of food stamp applications or face the loss of $88 million in funding from the US Department of Agriculture.