It was the University of North Carolina’s first-ever televised ESPN Thursday night game held at Kenan Stadium. The Tar Heels watched in disbelief as they watched their 18-point second-half lead slip away.
Gov. Beverly Perdue said late yesterday that she has no plans to release 20 prison inmates next week, despite a recent state Supreme Court ruling that they had served out their life sentences and should be freed.
A new teachers’ incentives program in Wake County is earning high marks. Wilburn Elementary School in Raleigh is the only school in the state to have the Teacher Advancement Program, also known as TAP.
Officials said there has been an upward trend in the number of confirmed cases of H1N1 over the past six weeks and local hospitals are seeing a daily average of 65 children and 33 adults with flu-like symptoms.
Members of the North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police are expressing concern over a state Supreme Court ruling that forces the release of 20 longtime inmates.The inmates are scheduled to be released Oct. 29.