The Johnston County school system plans to spend about $1.4 million to upgrade cameras, locks and other security measures and might use armed volunteers who are former police officers or military personnel.
The seven students charged last week with illegally entering West Johnston High School had arrived on the campus to pick up a female student who had planned on skipping classes to hang out with the group.
It’s pothole season in North Carolina, and the state and local governments in the Triangle try to make it easy to report the chasms that open up in the pavement this time of year. The challenge is knowing which government to contact.
The $57.8 million environmental mitigation fund will cover remediation of disruptions caused by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The energy consortium is including a mitigation fund in all three states that the 600-mile pipeline will cross.