The Morrisville Planning and Zoning Board received an update on widening Aviation Parkway from Interstate 40 to N.C. 54 near downtown. The N.C. Department of Transportation will present final design this year.
Cumberland County Superintendent Marvin Connelly says he has cancer but the outlook for recovery looks good. Friends and colleagues, including those who know him from his 26 years in Wake County schools, are offering their support.
Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 is a half day of classes for most Wake County students, and Monday is a holiday. But the Tuesday after Presidents Day is now a school day instead of a day off to help students make up for time lost during December’s snowstorm.
A witness from Randolph County said she met death penalty murder suspect Seaga Gillard after advertising for prostitution on Plenty of Fish dating service and he threatened her with a gun he named Lemon Squeeze promising her blood would be on the walls.
Extra police were assigned to Apex High School on Wedesday, Feb. 13, 2019, after an apparent hoax threat of a school shooting was posted on a bathroom wall. At least four Wake County schools have also received hoax threats in the last week.
N.C. Charter Schools Advisory Board is recommending two new charter schools in Wake County that would be managed by Charter Schools USA and another that would be run by Doral Academy. Charters run by for-profits are increasing in the state.
A Wake County substitute teacher allegedly told 10-year-old minority students that they were marked for prison because of their clothing and that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had killed himself. She’s no longer working for Wake.