Local Government Meeting Calendar

•Franklin Co. Board of Commissioners meets the first and third Monday of each month, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Admin. Building, 113 Market St., Louisburg. •Franklin Co. Planning Board meets the second Tuesday, 7 p.m., Franklin Co. Administration Building. •Franklin Co. Board of...
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Teens bring BB guns to WHS

WAKEFIELD — Two Wakefield High School students are in trouble after they were found on campus with BB guns in separate incidents on the same day. Da’quail Trevonne Alexander, 16, 2801 Crystal Oaks Lane, Raleigh, and Justin Lawshan Bland, 18, 2510 Garden Hill Drive, Raleigh, are...
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Wake traditional calendar bus routes ready

Wake County Schools’ bus routes for the 2013-14 traditional school year are ready — go to wcpss.net/school-directory/bus-routes. Bus stop information will not be sent home through the mail. A few key notes from WCPSS: •All parents should call new centralized phone number:...

Bumper crop of kindergarteners coming

CARY — The Wake County Public School System is expecting more than 12,200 kindergartners for the 2013-14 school year — the largest projected kindergarten enrollment in WCPSS history.  Preparing students for this transition is essential and county officials say that reading is the...

Pre-school parents invited to free literacy workshop

WAKE COUNTY — Parents of preschool children and adults who work with young children are invited to a free literacy summit this fall to learn more about the importance of preschool literacy. The session, to be held at 8:30 a.m.-noon, Sept. 7 at Rolesville Elementary, 307 S. Main...