Wake County Newswire (Page 5)

Wake County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wake County, NC. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 2,406 in Wake County, NC

  1. Prisoner guilty of botched kidnapping -Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Robesonian

    ... a release from the U.S. Department of Justice said. Prosecutors said Melton's underlings were sent to grab Wake County Assistant District Attorney Colleen Janssen, who put him in prison in a 2011 shooting case, but mistakenly kidnapped her father ...

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  2. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Says Wake's Transit Plan Is a MustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    "It was an insane amount of traffic," Foxx told a crowd of around two hundred people gathered in a conference room at the Raleigh Convention Center for a forum hosted by WakeUp Wake County that evening. "We're finding this all over America, where our infrastructure is not adequate for the growth we're going to have, but you here in Raleigh and Wake County have a very particular set of challenges."

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  3. Which N.C. Cities Are Growing the Fastest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... report from UNC's Carolina Population Center , the state's biggest cities are rapidly getting even bigger - and Wake County is freaking exploding - while some smaller rural towns hemorrhage people . In the not-so-distant future, that could ...

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  4. Can Raleigh's New Affordable Housing Tax Overcome Market Pressures?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    The city's plan envisions new affordable housing developments located within a half mile of existing or proposed rail or bus rapid transit stations. Indeed, for the policy to work, it will have to be plotted in tandem with the Wake County transit plan; if you can rely on public transportation and don't need a car, life in the city becomes more affordable.

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  5. Man accused of kidnapping prosecutor's father found guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... a release from the U.S. Department of Justice said. Prosecutors said Melton's underlings were sent to grab Wake County Assistant District Attorney Colleen Janssen , who put him in prison in a 2011 shooting case, but mistakenly kidnapped her father ...

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  6. Senators promise budget won't threaten year-round schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WRAL.com

    ... would be shifting the calendars of the families in 11 of our schools with very late notice," said Cathy Moore, Wake County's deputy superintendent for academic advancement. Both Apodaca and Sen. Harry Brown, R-Onslow, said the year-round school ...

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  7. New PHS Ad Gets To WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Pilot

    ... Bob Grimesley, under the supervision of consultant Bobby Guthrie, a former school administrator from Wake County. In the Guthrie report, two issues were raised concerning Pinecrest: the fact that school had the 12 different booster clubs and that ...

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  8. Jurors convict prisoner accused in kidnapping of prosecutor's dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | ABA Journal

    ... benefited by telling prosecutors what they wanted to hear. Prosecutors say Melton had sought the kidnapping of Wake County assistant district attorney Colleen Janssen, who had obtained a conviction that sent Melton to prison for life as a habitual ...

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  9. State Roundup: McCrory, Cooper exchange jabs over number of debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WCTI

    ... aiding and abetting and conspiracy to commit kidnapping. Prosecutors said Melton's underlings were sent to grab Wake County Assistant District Attorney Colleen Janssen, who put him in prison in a 2011 shooting case, but mistakenly kidnapped her ...

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  10. Go On, Drink the WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    In last week's Best of the Triangle issue, our writers declared the fiasco surrounding the legislature's decision to use SolarBees to clean up the polluted Jordan Lake - which provides drinking water to three hundred thousand people in Wake and Chatham counties - the Best Boondoggle. Medora Corporation, which manufacturers SolarBees, took issue with that assessment.

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  11. The Magic of Sunni Sky's: How a Lot of Ice Cream Transformed a Desolate Strip near AngierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... night off Highway 55, just past the midpoint between my childhood home in Harnett County and my grown-up home in Wake County, I worry that I have finally lost my mind. They sit at the dip of a long, slow slope, suggesting an oasis just past the ...

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  12. JCPS board meets for three hours to discuss Superintendent Donna Hargens' performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    The Jefferson County Board of Education met for hours in executive session following its regular meeting Tuesday night to discuss the performance and evaluation of Superintendent Donna Hargens. Hargens, who came to Louisville in 2011 from the Wake County school district in North Carolina, is under contract through 2019.

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  13. Raleigh crews continue work on Amtrack, GoRaleigh transit stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WRAL.com

    "Our transit system, especially with the Wake County transit plan, is expected to grow significantly," said Raleigh transit administrator, David Eatman. Eatman says the renovation at Moore Square will add bus capacity, but it may not be enough in the future.

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  14. Kidnapper recounts abduction of Wake prosecutor's fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WRAL.com

    - A gang leader accused of orchestrating the abduction of a Wake County prosecutor's father two years ago while behind bars laughed as he received real-time updates of the kidnapping over the phone, a subordinate testified Tuesday. Kelvin Melton, 51, ...

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  15. Atlantic Tire & Service hosts car care clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Tire Business

    ... tutorials will be offered throughout the evening. Admission is $10 and proceeds will be donated to InterAct of Wake County , a United Way-funded nonprofit organization providing support, safety and awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault ...

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  16. 2 killed, several hurt in wreck in Wake CountyRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | WBTV

    The North Carolina Highway Patrol told local media outlets that the wreck happened shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in the town of Wake Forest. Troopers said 33-year-old Renee Lynn Stokes of Wilson and 14-year-old Angela Rebollar of Louisburg died from their injuries.

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  17. 2 killed, several hurt in wreck in Wake County Wake Forest, N.C. (Ap) ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... FOREST, N.C. (AP) i 1 2i 1 2i 1 2 Two people have died and several others were hurt in a head-on collision in Wake County. The North Carolina Highway Patrol told local media outlets that the wreck happened shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in the town of ...

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  18. Jurors hear accused kidnapping mastermind using cellphone in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WRAL.com

    - To demonstrate that that a gang leader could have arranged the kidnapping of a Wake County prosecutor's father two years ago while behind bars, federal prosecutors on Monday played recordings for jurors from a wiretap they had on an illegal ...

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  19. Voters, or lack thereof, hardly noticed recent electionRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    ... Judge Bob Edmunds. Many states use this retention election system in varied forms but a three-judge panel in Wake County ruled retention elections unconstitutional in North Carolina for not complying with the requirement judges be, "elected." With ...

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  20. DPS opposes year-round changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | HeraldSun.com

    ... is "multi-track," meaning that the student body is divided into groups and attends on different schedules. Wake County has a number of multi-track year-round schools, but all of DPS's year-round schools are on a single-track schedule. If the Senate ...

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