Congratulations to all of our high school graduates.  Below is a list of the Raleigh area high schools graduation schedule and location. Wake County Schools Graduation Schedule School Location Graduation date/time Apex High School Raleigh Convention Center 12:00 noon – Thursday, June 13, 2013 Athens Drive High School Raleigh Convention Center 8:00 pm – Wednesday, […]

The Wake County Board of Education considered about two dozen applicants and now have come down to the final three of whom they believe are very capable of running this district and its size, according to Chariman Keith Sutton. The finalist include:  Dr. Dana Bedden, superintendent of the Irving Independent School System in Irving, Texas; […]

  The School Health Advisory Council has recommended to the Wake County School Board Tuesday that it change school policy and ban the sale of unhealthy foods like candy and donuts at school fundraisers and concessions.  While many understand the move for healthy eating they say healthy foods like oranges, grapes and healthy snacks will not […]

  This week the Wake County HIV Faith Coalition is asking for our community to take the time to pause and pray for those that are currently living with HIV/AIDS, Wednesday, March 6th at 12:00PM. You may also join us Tuesday, March 5th at 6:30PM for Bible Study at Shalom Christian Community Church, 1113 S. […]

Yesterday the Wake County BOE elected Keith Sutton as its new chairman in a 5-4 majority vote.  Sutton replaces Kevin Hill who decided not to run for re-election.

Yeah it was the first day of school but for some parents it doesn’t matter when their elementary schooler returns home at 6pm.    A handful of parents in a Brier Creek complex were tremendously affected by the adjusted start and end times in some of the schools.  Parents were left waiting for hours at the […]

    Wake County students at every grade level made steady academic gains in 2011-12, the state Department of Public Instruction said Thursday. Wake County’s graduation rate in 2012 checked in at 80.8 percent.      Graduation rates in North Carolina cracked the 80 percent mark in 2012, compared with 77.7 percent in 2011, the […]

Wake County Human Services is informing people of free tax preparation sites.

You went to the polls yesterday and in the heated debate of the Wake County School board, Democrats win 4 seats.  See more results….

Wake County is hosting a clinic today for anyone interested in getting a flu shot.