Wake County Newswire (Page 2)

Wake County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wake County, NC. (Page 2)

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  1. Local teachers rally for more than salaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    ... the assessment?" Hallie Hulse Evans, a special education teacher at Tommy's Road Elementary has worked in both Wake County and Wayne County. At first, she said, she thought the underfunding issue might have been specific to Wayne County but ...

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  2. North Carolina teachers hold massive rally to demand better pay and more education fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | ThinkProgress

    ... Three of the state's largest school districts are closed as a result of teachers leaving school, including Wake County Public School System, which has 160,000 students, according to the Associated Press. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, which has ...

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  3. N.C. schools close as thousands of teachers walk out for more fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | UPI

    ... for Respect" in the capital. Hundreds of schools were expected to close for the walkouts Wednesday, with the Wake County Public School System -- the largest in the state -- among those canceling classes altogether. As many as 15,000 teachers are ...

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  4. North Carolina teachers want better pay and they're marching to fight for itRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | WAAY

    ... With so many teachers out of the classroom, hundreds of schools will be closed to students Wednesday. Wake County Public School System -- the largest in the state -- is among those canceling classes. In the morning, teachers are planning to walk ...

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  5. N.C. Teachers Are Mad as Hell and They're Not Going to Take This AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Independent Weekly

    like more than thirty school districts across the state, including the Wake County Public School System, Orange County Schools, and Carrboro Chapel Hill City Schools - were closing on May 16, the first day of the General Assembly's short session. Too ...

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  6. 3 North Carolina officers charged with beating suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and willfully failing to discharge duties. The Wake County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Master Deputy Cameron Broadwell, a canine handler, was also indicted. The sheriff referred ...

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  7. Republican lawmakers are being judged unfairly on teacher pay, NC Gop saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | HeraldSun.com

    ... me, the black ones, the brown ones, the ones who come from a single parent." Charles Hellwig, chairman of the Wake County Republican Party, on Tuesday criticized the North Carolina Association of Educators. He said the group has behaved much like a ...

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  8. Man charged with murder after running over teen cell phone thief: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | New York Post

    ... xon was taken into custody and charged with murder, according to his jail record. He is held without bond at the Wake County Detention Facility.

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  9. North Carolina teachers will be the next to walk out. Here's what they want:Read the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | WAAY

    ... on Tuesday officially committed to at least a 6.2% increase in teacher salaries for the upcoming fiscal year. Wake County Public School System -- the largest in the state -- is among those canceling classes. School board chairwoman Monika ...

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  10. Troopers, Wake deputy indicted in Raleigh man's beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | WRAL.com

    - Two State Highway Patrol troopers and a Wake County deputy were indicted Tuesday in the beating of a Raleigh man last month. Troopers Michael Blake and Tabitha Davis and Deputy Cameron Broadwell were each indicted on charges of assault with a ...

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  11. Support for funding, but protest tactics leave a bitter taste for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | WRAL.com

    ... public schools." There are some school employees who won't get paid Wednesday because of the closures. Wake County and others in the Triangle are letting hourly employees come in for training and get paid, but not every county in the state has done ...

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  12. Days before AP exam, Wake County teacher skips rally to help students prepareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | WRAL.com

    But despite the closure, one Wake County teacher plans to hold class. Trena Kirby, an Advanced Placement Human Geography teacher at Athens Drive High School, said she understands why educators are marching.

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  13. Raleigh recommends tax increase to help pay for transportation projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | HeraldSun.com

    ... online at www.raleighnc.gov or in print in the clerk's office at the municipal building in downtown Raleigh. Wake County Manager David Ellis also unveiled his recommended budget which includes a nearly 3-cent county tax rate increase to provide ...

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  14. Dunsmore among top three candidates for Duval County superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    ... that he had not initially been looking for a new job -- he declined to apply for the Superintendent position in Wake County -- but simply saw the opportunity for what he called his "dream job" in a place where he and his wife could settle down for ...

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  15. North Carolina man charged with murder after running over teen who took his cell phone, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Fox News

    ... xon was taken into custody and charged with murder, according to his jail record. He is held without bond at the Wake County Detention Facility.

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  16. North Carolina Democrats unveil platform for fall campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Education Week

    ... "People want to know what you're for, not just what you're against," House Minority Leader Darren Jackson of Wake County said at state Democratic Party headquarters. "But it's our job to tell people what we would do differently from the Republicans ...

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  17. Man who fled NC courthouse during trial for child sex crimes found dead in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | FOX Carolina

    ... court during his trial. According to WNCN , Shawn Walters, of Morrisville cut off his ankle monitor and fled the Wake County Courthouse on May 10. On the afternoon of May 12, police said officers executing a search warrant at Walters' parents' home ...

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  18. Scouts honor Crawford as 2018 Citizen of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Daily Dispatch

    ... of the Boy Scouts of America is made up of Vance, Franklin, Granville and Warren counties and a small portion of Wake County. The recognition they use for the George Watkins Citizen of the Year Award is known as the Lone Scout award or the R. Tait ...

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  19. The Latest: Democrats unveil "Our Carolina Promise" agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Monday to unveil their platform for the legislative elections. House Minority Leader Darren Jackson of Wake County says voters want to know what Democrats support, not just what they oppose. He says that's why they created the "Our Carolina Promise" ...

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  20. Police: Man ran over 16-year-old who tried to steal cell phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | WRAL.com

    David Wendell Dixon, 27, was being held at the Wake County Detention Center without bond in connection with the early morning death of Monterio Devon Whitehead, 16, law enforcement officials said. Around 2 a.m., officers with the Fuquay-Varina Police Department responded to a call of a "suspicious person" at a home at 727 E. Broad St., where they found the body of the victim.

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