Wake County schools’ request for local dollars in the 2017–18 school year will shrink to $45.4 million from $56.6 million if the General Assembly passes the class-size bill called HB 13. That was the word from Superintendent Jim Merrill to Wake County Board of Education members at a work session Tuesday.…
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — The Fayetteville City Council is taking another step towards building a stadium for its future minor league baseball team. At tonight’s meeting, council members will start discussing how to pay for the whole thing. Fayetteville officials are asking for the public’s input on the issue. As of now, council members want […]
Housing Secretary Ben Carson sought Thursday to reassure his agency that budget cuts may not be as steep as some fear, even as housing advocates and others brace for deep reductions to public housing and anti-poverty programs.
A trio of Republican senators wants to unlock state lottery revenues to provide more money to poorer counties for school construction and to fund raises for principals and assistant principals statewide.