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High school football schedule, preview, players to watch  Raleigh News & Observer

The 2019 high school football season begins this week. Here is the schedule with players to watch, previews, games of the week for Week One of prep games ...

Exclusive: Wake County public schools to take closer look at security  WTVD-TV

The man whose company will conduct the threat assessment says the Wake County Public School System is already doing a good job with security but there is ...

Cary High band director who had been suspended has now resigned  Raleigh News & Observer

Cary High School principal Nolan Bryant says longtime band director Matt Minick has resigned. Minick has been suspended with pay since March 5 while the ...

Cary High band director suspended during investigation

The Cary High School band director has been suspended with pay during an internal investigation, the school's principal said Tuesday.

Cary High School band director suspended last month resigns

The band director at Cary High School who was suspended last month pending a review by the school system, has resigned.

Cary high school student gets highest possible ACT score  WTVD-TV

Green Hope High School student Zoie Burke already had the brains and now, she has big plans after earning the highest possible ACT composite score.

Cary water tank, backdrop for senior selfies, will still honor Cary High Class of 2019  Raleigh News & Observer

The Maynard Road water tank is about to undergo a major overhaul that will obscure its welcoming homage to the Class of 2019. But it should be completed in ...

Cary's Davin Vann talks about why he committed to NC State  The State

Cary High School's defensive tackle Davin Vann talks about why he committed to the N.C State football team.

Here come the grads! High school commencements will affect traffic and parking.  Raleigh News & Observer

Thousands of Triangle high school seniors will turn their tassels next week during six days of graduation ceremonies that will crowd streets, event centers and ...

Some Wake high school students walk out of class to protest new math curriculum  Durham Herald Sun

Some Green Hope High School students walked out of class Wednesday to protest a new math curriculum that's been praised by Wake County school leaders ...

Patrick Daly steps down as Cary girls basketball coach  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School girls basketball coach Patrick Daly will not return to the sideline next season.

NC State lands commitment from Cary DT Davin Vann  HighSchoolOT

Vann is a 6-foot-2, 273-pounder and a member of the Class of 2020. According to, he is a three-star prospect and ranked the No. 18 player in ...

High school football: Cary Imps 2019 preview  Charlotte Observer

The last two seasons ended for the Cary Imps football team with matching 4-7 records. In his second year as Cary head coach, can Jason Wilkes take the Imps ...

Wake posts 2019 high school graduation schedule. Plan for downtown Raleigh gridlock.  The News & Observer

The Wake County school system will hold the majority of its high school graduations over five weekdays in June 2019, which could add to downtown Raleigh ...

Cary’s Davin Vann a ‘diamond in the rough’ for NC State  Raleigh News & Observer

Cary High senior defensive tackle Davin Vann is headed to NC State in 2020. But first the three-sport star still has a lot left to prove for the Imps on the football ...

After 3-7 start, Key sisters, Cary just two wins away from state championship  HighSchoolOT

After starting off the season with a 3-7 record, the Cary Imps are just two wins away from claiming the 4A state championship. Here's how they managed to get off ...

Cary's Davin Vann picked up multiple offers in recent weeks  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School defensive tackle Davin Vann has picked up several offers in recent weeks.

Cary wins first ever boys track state championship  HighSchoolOT

Cary outpaced East Mecklenburg 46-38 to win the program's first track & field team state championship at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A state ...

Cary High students stage walkout to protest gun violence in schools  The News & Observer

More than 50 Cary High School students walked out of their classes on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, to protest gun violence in schools.

Pins, tassels, valedictorians? Changes coming to Wake high school graduations  Raleigh News & Observer

Wake County's high school graduation ceremonies are changing this year now that the school district is no longer singling out valedictorians and salutatorian for ...

Apex High and two other Wake schools get new principals  Raleigh News & Observer

Elaine Hoffman will become principal of Apex High School, which recently was renovated. Denise Tillery will be principal of Heritage Elementary and Jena ...

Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to band at NC high school still suffering from hurricane  Raleigh News & Observer

Barry Manilow gave a North Carolina band $100000. The band entered a video contest and explained that many families were still recovering from Florence and ...

Cary's Idhammar helps Imps to 4A boys cross country sweep  HighSchoolOT

Cary senior Anton Idhammar beat out Millbrook senior Nickolas Scudder in the 4A boys cross country state championship to help the Imps claim the team title, ...

Cary’s Heritage: Cary High centennial recalled as school celebrates 120 years  News & Observer

Cary High School was first chartered in 1896, which means that it is 120 years old this year. Guy Mendenhall remembers the school's centennial celebrations ...

Defending champ Cary leads first wrestling poll  HighSchoolOT

This year marks the first season that will be providing dual-team wrestling rankings.

Elementary school graduation: Kindergarten to 5th grade  Durham Herald Sun

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, Jackson Giglio will go through graduation from Washington Elementary School. This story is from when he started kindergarten in ...

Cary's Greg Jones signs dream deal with the Rays

Cary native Greg Jones' first Little League team was called the Devil Rays. A week ago, that Cary kid's dream of playing in the big leagues came true.

Police: 4 Cary High School students rob teens  WTVD-TV

Four teenagers are accused of robbing two other young people in Cary Wednesday morning.

Yerger steps down as Cary baseball coach  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School baseball coach Brian Yerger has stepped down from that position, according to Mike Dunphy, the school's athletic director.

Scott Walton named basketball coach at Cary  HighSchoolOT

Scott Walton has been named the head boys basketball coach at Cary High School, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Cary high school video on diversity and athletics takes off online  WTVD-TV

A Cary high school athletics program is spreading a message of diversity to its students.

Cary High’s Club Unify welcomes special needs students into the spotlight  News & Observer

Club Unify, a student organization at Cary High School, encourages students with and without disabilities to spend time together and learn from one another.

Special needs and mainstream classmates collaborate in Cary HS Club  News & Observer

Special needs students work with mainstream classmates in Cary High School's Club Unify, which brings the two groups together to make a Homecoming float.

Gamble pays off for UNCW’s Greg Jones  WECT

UNCW's Greg Jones took a huge gamble as a senior at Cary High School in 2017.

After making school history, Kolstad to leave Sanderson football program  HighSchoolOT

Sanderson High School football coach Ben Kolstad is leaving the program, has confirmed.

Vandals hit Cary High

Students and faculty arrived at Cary High School on Friday to find profane graffiti on the school.

Student claims racial profiling at Cary High School  WTVD-TV

CARY (WTVD) -- Wake County Schools is defending Cary High School administrators after a student claims he was racially profiled during an investigation into ...

Foodie News: Relish's new concept is opening soon

Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.

Dorrian Stephens to serve as next Broughton athletic director  HighSchoolOT

Dorrian Stephens will replace Aaron Minger as the school's next athletic director. Stephens is a member of Broughton's 1993 graduating class.

Ben Kolstad named next Leesville Road football coach  HighSchoolOT

Ben Kolstad has been named the next head football coach at Leesville Road High School.

Wake officials say they’ll protect undocumented students ‘to the fullest extent of the law’  Durham Herald Sun

Wake County school leaders are reassuring undocumented students and their families that their constitutionally guaranteed right to get an education will be ...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is moment of lifetime for Cary band director  News & Observer

Cary High School's Matt Minick is good at his job. Otherwise, his band wouldn't be one of 10 from around the country chosen to travel to New York this week to ...

Want to improve NC graduation rates? Support English Learning Students and their teachers  The Progressive Pulse

My name is Ginny Clayton and I'm a teacher at Cary High in Wake County. I've taught ESL for 12 years. I don't need to tell you that English Learners are in need ...

Jason Wilkes promoted to head football coach at Cary  HighSchoolOT

Cary has promoted Jason Wilkes to take over the position of head football coach after serving as an assistant since 2015.

Report says ‘leaky pipeline’ of students in education system is costing NC skilled workers  Raleigh News & Observer

New report says North Carolina is far short of the highly educated workers it will need. The report says the state needs to raise the percentage of adults with ...

Triangle-area students participate in #ENOUGH National School Walkout  WTVD-TV

Hundreds of local students participate in the #ENOUGH National School Walkout Wednesday morning.

Cary High marching band New York bound  News & Observer

The Cary High School Band will perform in the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday. They will perform two songs during a 2.5-mile march before ...

Cary High School culinary team headed to national competition  WTVD-TV

CARY (WTVD) -- Cary High School students are making names for themselves in the culinary world with a first place finish in a statewide competition. And now ...

Cary High band to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade  WTVD-TV

The Cary High School marching band is giving its all at practice for the performance of a lifetime -- a chance to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Cary basketball coach Allan Gustafson resigns  HighSchoolOT

Longtime Cary High School boys basketball coach Allan Gustafson has resigned, according to the school.

Kirst resigns as Cary football coach  HighSchoolOT

After three seasons as the Cary football coach, Mike Kirst has resigned from the position.

Downtown Raleigh will teem with grads and families for 6 days. Here's how to get around.  The News & Observer

This year, 25 Wake County high schools will hold commencement ceremonies in downtown Raleigh over a six-day period, starting Friday, June 8, 2018, most of ...

By sticking together, mother and her two daughters overcome, advance and shine  Durham Herald Sun

Nirmala Koripella, a single mother, helped her daughters deal with divorce and disease. Her oldest, Ananya, is a student at ECU. Her youngest, Akhila, is ...

'Hello' from Cary High; student recreates Adele's hit  WTVD-TV

As exam week approaches for Wake County, a Cary High School student has a unique approach to managing stress.

4 Observer-area stars named to Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters  Charlotte Observer

Three Charlotte Observer-area high school basketball stars have been named to the 2019 Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters. The all-star game matching some ...

Kennedy Grotjohn of TAC Titans Verbally Commits to Cincinnati Bearcats  Swimming World Magazine

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Cary to honor former wrestling coach Winterton  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School will honor its former wreslting coach Jerry Winterton on Thursday night at the school.

New downtown Cary library is expected to open in fall 2019  The News & Observer

It will cost nearly $2 million more than expected to build a new library and parking deck in downtown Cary. Wake County commissioners on Monday approved a ...

Ryan Rodgers named boys basketball coach at Apex  HighSchoolOT

Ryan Rodgers has been selected as the boys basketball coach of the Cougars, replacing longtime coach David Neal who left to become the athletic director at ...

NC State Football Inside Top 15 in 247Sports Recruiting Rankings  247Sports

NC State jumps into the Top 15 in the recruiting rankings after adding four commits in four days.

Parents concerned after Twitter account claims to show fights at Panther Creek High School in Cary  WTVD-TV

Fights between students at Panther Creek High School in Cary are blowing up on social media, but they might not be what they appear.

N.C. State Football: Davin Vann is the next NFL D-Lineman  FanSided

The unheralded prospect is going to make a name for himself You probably hadn't heard of Davin Vann before he committed to N.C. State ...

Former Cary head wrestling coach Jerry Winterton named to national hall of fame  News & Observer

Jerry Winterton, former Cary High head coach and current wrestling assistant, has been named to the National Federation of High Schools Hall of Fame.

Cary’s Heritage: Dad Dunham, Cary park namesake, known for impact on students  News & Observer

People fondly remember Rufus Dunham, known as “Dad Dunham,” the longtime agricultural and farm life sciences teacher at Cary High School.

Former principal charges racial bias, sues Wake schools  News & Observer

Wanza Cole charges in a federal lawsuit that she was removed as principal of West Cary Middle School because she's an African-American female.

N.C. legislators propose new protections for LGBTQ+ residents  The Daily Tar Heel

Buy Photos Kendra Johnson, executive director of Equality NC, speaks about the importance of HB 516, which would ban conversion therapy. The press ...

Watauga High hired a woman to coach boys basketball. Will it open doors for others?  Charlotte Observer

Watauga High School in Boone, North Carolina, has hired what is likely the second female to be head coach a boys basketball team in the state. Laura Barry is ...

In Cary, no shortage of opinions about IKEA, Cary Towne Center  The News & Observer

Folks who live in and around Cary have had plenty to say online about IKEA — its sudden withdrawal from Cary and what that means for redevelopment of Cary ...

Cary mother urges teens to wear helmets after son dies in skateboarding accident

The mother of a Cary High School student is mourning her son, who died Friday at a hospital several days after suffering injuries in a skateboarding accident.

Drugs derailed his late brother’s football hopes. Now he wants to fulfill a dream.  The News & Observer

Cary senior football player Justin Rodgers and his father Darryl are telling the story of his brother Chase Rodgers' early death and drug addiction so others can ...

Sneak peak of new campus housing Apex High School students  WTVD-TV

Apex High students have a new home while their campus on Laura Duncan Road is being renovated.

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition  WTVD-TV

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night.

CAROLINAS CLASSIC - South Carolina teams split with North Carolina  Lexington County Chronicle

WILMINGTON, N,.C. - Saturday marked the official end to the 2018-19 high school basketball season. For seniors Olivia Thompson of Lexington, Danae McNeal ...

This year's Cary team has commonalities with '95 champs  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School's boys basketball team will play for its first state championship in more than two decades on Saturday. But success in basketball is nothing ...

A new brewery and more beer are heading to downtown Cary  The Herald-Sun

The house part of Cotton House Craft Brewers, a new brewery coming to downtown Cary, is no joke. If a house has a name, it's likely an old one, and the ...

Cary tops West Forsyth for 4A wrestling dual-team state championship  HighSchoolOT

Cary defeated defending champion West Forsyth, 38-32, Saturday afternoon to claim the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A wrestling dual-team state ...

Cary baseball coach pops the question at halftime of a basketball game  News & Observer

Amber Batchelor's weekend began with accompanying Cary baseball coach Brian Yerger to the Imps' Friday night basketball game. He told her he was a ...

HSOT All-East Track & Field teams released; Panther Creek's Smalls makes list in 4 events  HighSchoolOT

The first All-East teams for outdoor track and field feature 67 different athletes who competed in this year's N.C. High School Athletic ...

Old foes Garner, Cary resume rivalry in 4A east basketball finals  News & Observer

Charlie Adams did the unthinkable in 1967 when he resigned as the boys basketball coach at Cary High School to become the dean of students at Garner High.

Wake County schools | Heat didn't work at several schools in frigid temps  The News & Observer

Hundreds of Wake County students and teachers had to make do in chilly classrooms on Tuesday as the heating systems at 24 schools needed repairs on ...

Cary family fumes over prom limo fiasco

What was supposed to be a special prom night turned into a fiasco for a group of students from Cary High School, who were twice stranded by their limousine ...

Magnificent Voices and Lovely Sets Make the North Carolina Opera's Tosca Extraordinary  Triangle A&E

When the curtain rises on the North Carolina Opera's fully staged production of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's Tosca, sung in Italian with English supertitles ...

Cary girls slip past Athens Drive, 53-47  HighSchoolOT

Cary defeated Athens Drive on the road Friday night, 53-47, to snap a four-game losing skid.

Got an idea how to use these historic properties? Cary wants to hear them.  The News & Observer

In sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. May 17 and 31, 2018, Cary will seek suggestions on how best to use the C.F. Ferrell Store and Warehouses, the Barnabas Jones ...

Green Hope marching band returns home with pride  WTVD-TV

Green Hope's band competed against 95 others in the Bands of America Grand National Championship in Indianapolis.

Fall Arts Guide: Concerts and live music 2018 in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary | Raleigh  The News & Observer

Concerts and live music from classical to rock to hip-hop at venues across Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary.

Richard Allen Suggs  The News & Observer

Richard Allen Suggs, “Dick,” passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Gastonia, NC, son ...

Theatre Raleigh's No-Holds-Barred Production of Junk Pays Huge Dramatic Dividends  Triangle A&E

Over a quarter of a century ago, Hollywood addressed the issue of hostile corporate take-overs with 1990's Pretty Woman and 1991's Other People's Money.

TheatreFEST 2019's Bright Star Is a Must-See Musical  Triangle A&E

Bright Star, the concluding production of N.C. State University Theatre's TheatreFest 2019, is a charming bluegrass musical, with music, book, and story by Steve ...

Wake County needs more tennis courts. Should school courts be open to the public?  The News & Observer

The Raleigh Tennis Association and the Western Wake Tennis Association want 94 Wake County high school tennis courts opened for public use.

Controversy continues to swirl around Panther Creek High School fight videos  WTVD-TV

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Some Wake County parents are outraged after school fights caught on tape between students showed up on social media. They say the ...

Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves at Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio Is a Howling Success!  Triangle A&E

“It was all so real!” That was the first comment that we heard uttered by a fellow audience member as we headed out into the lobby of Sonorous Road Theatre ...

UNCWs Jones remains a reluctant superstar

The Seahawk sophomore shortstop has a chance to be one of the program's greatest talents but his demeanor is unchanged. A story from D1Baseball labeled ...

Wake County Drafting and Carpentry Students Compete in ABC's 2nd Annual SHED Event  GroundBreak Carolinas

Cary, N.C. – As part of its ongoing partnership with the Wake County Public School System, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas held ...

New schools, reassignment a hot topic at WCPSS meeting

About 50 people attended a meeting Wednesday night to give feedback on the first draft the student reassignment plan for the 2019-2020 school year.

Schedule: 2018 High school graduations

For students in Wake, Chapel Hill, Durham and Cumberland County public schools, it's tassle-turning time!

Sonny Kelly Is Amazing in The Talk: Do Not Miss It!  Triangle A&E

The Talk is a one-man (20-or-so-character) show, written and performed by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate student Sonny Kelly and ...

Sorority marks 60th anniversary  The Courier=Times

The Chi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa celebrated its diamond anniversary May 18 with an event at Roxboro Baptist Church. Current and former members and ...

Former Triangle principal pleads guilty to soliciting child online

A former principal at five Triangle schools was placed on probation after pleading guilty this week to soliciting a young girl online for sex.

Former Wake, Durham principal charged with sexual exploitation of a minor  News & Observer

David Dennis was a respected former Wake County principal helping to train future teachers at Campbell University when, Boone police say, he posted an ...

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