The North Carolina State Fair will offer foods like Krispy Kreme burgers, deep-fried Oreos, Smash Waffles, fried pickles, chicken barbecue and more at events in Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville and Greenville NC on Sept. 22, 2018.
Raleigh got its second electric scooter company in downtown this week, when Lime scooters joined Bird scooters. Meanwhile, the Durham City Council postponed a vote on a proposed scooter ordinance for the city.
A letter to Durham Public Schools questions having classes Monday, while the decision by CHCCS to have school on Yom Kippur, resulted in a letter from the interfaith community in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Wilmington police said Lesha Patrice Johnson, 41, and her months old son died after a tree fell on their home in Wilmington. A GoFundMe page says she was Lesha Murphy-Johnson and her seventh-month old was Adam.
The last remnants of Hurricane Florence passed over Durham and Orange Counties, pushing creeks and lakes beyond their banks and closing roads. Crews stayed busy in Chapel Hill, Carrboro rescuing trapped residents.
As the center of Tropical Storm Florence moved slowly into South Carolina overnight, the storm’s outer bands of rain pummeled the Triangle, causing creeks to rise and bringing down trees and limbs that blocked roads and dragged down power lines.
Curious NC answers several reader questions about trees related to the pending Hurricane Florence including which trees will survive, which are likely to fall and what to do with trees after they fall.