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More money for teachers may help to keep good teachers in Wake County. Under the proposal, a teacher who has spent less than five years on the job would receive a pay increase of nearly $900 a year. A teacher who has more than 30 years of experience would receive an additional $2,250.   The […]

  Congratulations To Wake County’s Principal Of The Year – Eric Fitts Eric Fitts principal of Brentwood Elementary School is being recognized at Wake County’s Principal of the Year. Brentwood School is located in northeast Raleigh on Ingram Drive near Atlantic Avenue, serves economically disadvantaged students. Principal Fitts comes from a family of educators with […]

  If you have a little one that has to be in a car seat during your car travels then you want to make sure they are secured properly. This week Wake County is providing free seat checks by Certified Passenger Safety Techs. at the following locations: Monday  9 – 2pm  – Wake County Human Services […]

    The Wake County school board announced Tuesday that the driver’s education program will be suspended at the end of the week. I had a chance to talk to the Chief of Communications, Tim Simmons, about what this means for students, parents, and workers.   Read more…       Text “LIGHT” To 37890 […]

  An accident involving a school bus and an SUV carrying students caused minor injuries this morning.  The accident happened around 9am on South Smithfield Rd. at Meadow Run Rd.. Three children and two adults were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The SUV carrying students was flipped on its side while the bus had […]

    WAKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS  Raleigh Convention Center   Graduation Time High School Saturday, June 6, 2015 8:00 AM Green Hope Saturday, June 6, 2015 12:00 PM Athens Saturday, June 6, 2015 4:00 PM Wake Forest Saturday, June 6, 2015 8:00 PM Wakefield Sunday, June 7, 2015 8:00 AM Enloe Sunday, June 7, […]

According to Forbes.com, Raleigh is the top city for attracting families. Text “LIGHT” To 37890 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply Research showed the biggest increase in population with young people ages 5-14 who would understandably be in the area with family. The number grew by 63,600 […]

If you thought the traffic in Wake County was getting worse…. then it’s not just your imagination! Text “LIGHT” To 37890 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply Wake County is set to add it’s 1 millionth resident this week. Wake County has been in many magazines as […]

Tomorrow (10/8/13)  Raleigh, Durham and Cary will hold elections for school board and municipal offices.  There will also be a ballot for a Wake County school bond issue and transportation package.  Voters who go to the polls tomorrow will not have to worry about the state’s new ID requirement; it goes into effect in 2016. Polls […]

Some 20,000 year round students started school this morning in WakeCounty. Many parents have complained about the long bus rides that their kids have to take, with some commutes being over an hour. School leaders say budget cuts are to blame and they are working to make conditions better. So far the district has added […]