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County officials assess damage to crops, fields after heavy rains

The dirt in the foreground of the photo at right is actually not a part of this Watkins Road cornfield — it is topsoil that has run off the field and filled the drainage ditch next to the road. In addition to severe erosion, the heavy rains have caused costly problems with crops...
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Wake schools name new superintendent, consider separate police force

CARY — The Wake County School Board tackled several sticky issues June 18. In its work session prior to the regular meeting, board members reviewed current policy on Level 1, or short term suspensions up to two days, and addressed potential changes. While overall the number of...

Mowing of sewer easements under way

WAKE FOREST — The city of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) began the annual mowing and clearing of public sewer easements in the Wake Forest area. The work is expected to be completed by early November. CORPUD crews will initially concentrate on easements located in...
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No new superintendent, yet

Wake School Board recognizes student leaders, tackles resource officer issues by Clellie Allen CARY — The Wake County School Board failed to name a superintendent during its board meeting Tuesday night, instead appointing Deputy Superintendent for School Performance Cathy Moore...

Arts, humanities programs come to Wake libraries

WAKE COUNTY — The Wake County Public Libraries host the following arts and humanities activities during June: Groovin’ in the 60s Wake County Public Libraries will host local musicians Bruce Emory and Roland Hill for a musical flashback to the 1960s. Illustrative hits from the...