Candidate Questionnaire: John Burns


Cary, NC — This is the fifth installment of our Candidate 2014 series, in which candidates get to respond in their own words to the same three questions.

As usual, we publish the responses in the order we receive them. Next up is John Burns, running for Wake County Commissioner. Read more


Early Voting in Cary Starts October 23


Cary, NC — The road signs are popping up like dandelions. The election is just 3 weeks away. Here’s info on Early Voting in Cary, which starts on October 23, 2014. Read more

Education: Bill Fletcher October Newsletter


Wake County, NC — Thoughts for October 2014 from Bill Fletcher, Member Wake County Board of Education.  Read more

Education: Bill Fletcher Sept Newsletter


Wake County, NC — Thoughts for September 2014 from Bill Fletcher, Member Wake County Board of Education. Read more

Bill Fletcher on the New School Year


Thoughts from Bill Fletcher, Member Wake County Board of Education, August 1, 2014, via email. Read more


Open Data Connects Restaurant Inspections with Yelp


Cary, NC — In a pioneering effort, Wake County is now publishing data about restaurant inspection scores on the social review website Yelp. Read more


Left at the Station: Wake County


Cary, NC — Good news for Durham and Orange Counties this week: the Feds have approved a plan for light rail between Durham and Chapel Hill. Left at the station without a ticket: Wake County. Read more


State of Morrisville: ‘Tis Good

state-of-morrisville-ncMorrisville, NC – The Morrisville Chamber held its annual State of Morrisville breakfast last Thursday, July 18, 2013. As Mayor Jackie Holcombe pointed out “It’s good to be Morrisville.” Read more

Hagan: Service Academy Nominations in Wake County


Part 2 of the Service Academy Nominations series.

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (NC) announced her 2013 nominees to the U.S. Service Academies. Here are her nominations from Wake County. Read more