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NC bridges are safe, DOT engineer says
A car heads eastbound on Hillsborough St. as it drives under the I-440 Beltline bridge in Raleigh, NC on May 24, 2013.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Patrick O'Neill: Y-12 protesters should make us dig deeper
Patrick O'Neill and his wife, Mary, co-founderd the Fr. Charlie Mulholland Catholic Worker House, in Garner, N.C., which provides hospitality for people in crisis.
Thu May 23, 2013
Democrats urge crowds to oppose GOP-led changes for Wake County
The WakeEd blog is devoted to discussing and answering questions about the major issues facing the Wake County school system.
Wed May 22, 2013
540 toll road project expected to survive legislative reversals
The contradictory changes are in the budget approved Wednesday by the Senate, and in a major transportation funding law approved by the House earlier this month.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Cary News
The week ahead:
The winner of Green Hope and Fuquay-Varina's fourth-round tilt will play in a best-of-three series, likely starting Thursday, against the winner of Garner at Richmond County.
Tue May 14, 2013
Tata takes steps to ease I-40 project pain around Raleigh
Tata awarded a $130.1 million contract for the project to replace all pavement and make improvements to 11.5 miles of the expressway from U.S. 1/64 in Cary to U.S. 264 in East Raleigh.
Mon May 13, 2013
Garner police add counterfeit money charges in Wilmington man's case
Kyree Reginald Easter, 21, of Wilmington was being held in the Wake County Detention Center when Garner police served him with arrest warrants on Friday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Reach out before folks find their golden years tarnished
Profiles of three North Carolinians who live alone and are in what are sometimes called the “golden years” show that the gold is there for those who have plenty of it in the bank.
She built a veterans monument, with help of entire Garner community
Fun Fact: The clay and concrete slabs that are part of the veterans memorial were the work of Thomas Sayre, who also created the iconic rings on the grounds of the N.C. Museum of Art.
Thu May 09, 2013
Tour brings historic Fuquay to life
Fuquay-Varina Independent Tim and Ashley Ruffin loved the J.E. Howard House because of the front porch, but inside, they said it is a solid home from 1923.
Tue May 07, 2013
Wake school board gives initial OK to $940m in projects
The list includes 16 new schools, full renovations for six schools, starting renovations on three schools and other projects.
Mon May 06, 2013
Trio charged with drug offenses after arrests at Garner motel
Police said they found 33 grams of crack cocaine when they went into the room at the Econo Lodge at 1602 Mechanical Blvd.
Sun May 05, 2013
Lawmakers struggle with Red Route repeal
One way or another, legislators tell Garner, they will soon strike the 2011 law banning study of the Red Route so the process of choosing a path for southern Interstate 540 can begin in earnest.
NC State police ID suspect linked to campus sexual assault
North Carolina State University Police have identified a man wanted in connection with the sexual assault last month of a student near the campus's Free Expression Tunnel.
Fri May 03, 2013
Garner to dedicate its new Veterans Memorial on Saturday
The town will dedicate its new memorial at 10 a.m. Saturday. In addition, the town and the Rand's Mill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a wreath-laying ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. The memorial consists of light gray slabs commemorating North Carolina's contributions to various U.S. conflicts, one for each decade, ... (more)
Wed May 01, 2013
Ramp meters could be answer to Triangle traffic woes
It's rush hour on Interstate 40 at Jones Sausage Road in Garner, and several vehicles are trying to merge into the busy traffic at the same time.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Police Reports: March 24-30
An arrest was made in an incident reported March 24 off NC 55 at Hazelton Lane, allegedly involving possession of marijuana.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Friendship and chance lead couple to custom truck shop
They each had 30-year business careers behind them. She had spent her time in textiles, and he had worked in construction and owned a contracting business.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
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by Scotty McCreery
Scott "Scotty" McCreery is an American country music singer from Garner, North Carolina.