“Finding Patience” tells the history of Holly Springs from the 1850s to the present day through the eyes of an emancipated slave, Patience. It touches on divisive issues of slavery, the Civil War, civil rights and gentrification.
Camille Hedrick, principal at Panther Creek High School in Cary, was named the 2017 North Carolina PTA Principal of the Year. Her husband, Jim Hedrick, who was the principal at Athens Drive High in Raleigh, died in August.
Cary Police Chief Tony Godwin says Shaquian Tyrone Johnson had a stolen revolver and fired a shot before a police officer shot and killed him after a burglary at a home on Firetree Lane early Sunday morning.
The high temperature is expected to be in the low 80s with sunny skies on Friday, the festival’s first day, according to ABC11. Temperatures will climb to the mid- and upper-80s through the weekend and into Memorial Day, when the festival in Fuquay-Varina wraps up.
The Apex Town Council voted May 17, 2017, to help get the new location up and running. The town will spend about $118,000 to help pay the rent, utility bills and internet access for the first three years at the space at 121 N. Salem St.