Wake County has $56 million in the interlocal fund to be used for arts, culture, sports or convention related, tourism-promoting projects.
May 2019

Show Me the Money!

Apr 30, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
Wake County has a big ole pot of money—$56 million, to be exact. It’s called the interlocal fund and county officials can choose to use it not for housing or for roads, but only for […]
December 2018 / January 2019

Gerald Baker: New Blood

Dec 24, 2018 Jane Porter 1
Was it Gerald Baker’s opposition to ICE in a county that values the contributions of its immigrant community, or was he the beneficiary of a particularly good night for Democrats in Wake? We may never […]
The outside of First Tennessee Bank
June 2018

Keeping Raleigh Affordable

Jun 1, 2018 Jane Porter 0
Private and public partnerships to address affordable housing There’s no getting around it: with 56,000 working families in Wake County that can’t currently afford a place to live, Wake and Raleigh are experiencing a full-blown […]
March 2018

District Division

Mar 5, 2018 Jane Porter 0
At the direction of a state bill introduces this summer, a committee of lawmakers last month began studying how to break up large North Carolina school districts and county/city systems that had previously been merged. […]
November 2016

Keeping Up with the Kindergartners

Nov 1, 2016 Mandy Howard 0
Growth may be stretching school budgets but it’s also offering more educational approaches Every single day in Wake County, the equivalent of a kindergarten classroom of kids is born. Add this to the continued influx […]
October 2016

No Plan “B”

Oct 31, 2016 Alexandra Drosu 0
The Wake County transit plan hinges on people turning over their ballots to vote At the end of the ballot, after you’ve voted for the president, the vice president, governor, judges and more, you’ll find […]
June 2016

63 and Growing

May 31, 2016 Christa Gala 0
Every day, Wake County adds 63 people to its population count. Who are they? We find out. Not only are we one of the best places to live in the nation, but more than five dozen […]