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College football player legally changes last name to honor stepdad
They say it's better to play for the name on the front of your jersey than the name on the back.
Bill Leslie: Epic road trip
Bill Leslie: Epic road tripIt's time for an epic road trip! Yes, I'm getting ready to scratch off another item from my bucket list.
First day back for Clayton High School’s principal CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) – After more than two months of controversy, Clayton High School will welcome back its principal. Bennett Jones was reassigned away from Clayton High School in August to an administrative role within the Johnston County School system. Initially, no reason was provided.  Students at Clayton High School sharply criticized the move – […]
Clayton High School Principal Bennett Jones returns to post after reassignment, grade-fixing investigation
Dr. Bennett Jones' first day back at Clayton High School is Monday, returning to a job he had held since 2016.
Crash knocks out power to Wake County residents, 2 teens injured
Crash knocks out power to north Raleigh residentsAn overnight crash left dozens of northern Wake County residents without power early Monday morning.
Coolest temperatures of fall so far moving in later this week
Current Temperatures, DMAMonday will be warm and dry, but the coolest temperatures of the season so far will arrive later this week, according to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner.
NC family wins $10,000 on 'America's Funniest Home Videos'
An Oxford family has $10,000 in their pockets after winning the first-place prize on Sunday night's episode of 'America's Funniest Home Videos.'
Tesla catches fire on Western Boulevard
Tesla catches fire on Western BoulevardA portion of Western Boulevard was closed for several hours overnight after a Tesla caught fire.
Firefighters battle huge blaze at building fire near Dunn
Firefighters were dealing with a massive blaze at a building fire outside of Dunn on Monday morning.
5 hurt after truck hits tree; numerous crashes reported as rain falls in Triangle RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — EMS and fire crews were kept busy Sunday night as rain fell in the Triangle for the first time in weeks and there were dozens of wrecks on area highways. One Sunday night wreck injured five people when a pickup truck crashed into a tree near Wendell, officials said. That crash […]
Raleigh neighbors stunned by wreck that injured 3 teens, left car vertical RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh Derrow recalls being with her boyfriend inside their house along Milburnie Road Saturday afternoon. “We heard the screeching of the tires, and then we just heard the crash,” Derrow said. Her boyfriend was playing video games, when she heard something just feet away from her home. “It sounded like it […]
Cary Town Council: Weston Hotels, Carbon Reduction Plan and More Cary Town Council: Weston Hotels, Carbon Reduction Plan and More

The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw a vote on the long-debated Weston Parkway hotel rezoning, as well as a vote on proposals to reduce carbon emissions in town, a rezoning proposal to change land for offices to apartments and more.

Continue reading Cary Town Council: Weston Hotels, Carbon Reduction Plan and More at CaryCitizen.

AMBER ALERT: 3-year-old girl abducted in Greensboro
Police are searching for a missing three-year-old child reportedly abducted in Greensboro on Wednesday night.

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