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Daily News for 4-26-2014

In the Triad

The last standing piece of the historic J.C. Price School. Meanwhile, the Ole Asheboro neighborhood just south of downtown Greensboro could be getting a Family Dollar store. A mental health services provider is looking to add a facility in downtown Winston-Salem. A flier urging people to vote against the Davie County school bond referendum used incorrect photos, among other issues.

In the Triangle

For those of you who remember when I wrote about the unlovable building, the demolition date has been set for summer 2016. Do note that it keeps getting extended out, so who knows if it will actually die. The Raleigh Police Memorial will be unveiled today at City Hall. Uber and Lyft have both arrived in the Triangle area. More information has emerged for Chapel Hill’s University Square Development. Cary schools are overcrowded.

In the Charlotte Area

Charlotte-Mecklenburg school bus drivers participated in a bus rodeo. In the new NC Highway Rankings, Gaston County’s Garden Parkway ranked low.

In Asheville and Western North Carolina

The Governor came to Moogfest after all. The Earl Scruggs Center, housed in the historic Cleveland County Courthouse, has opened. Asheville residents continue to debate over graffiti.

In Fayetteville, Wilmington and Eastern North Carolina

The Cumberland County Commissioners District 1 primary field. Renovations have began on the historic New Hanover County courthouse clock tower. Pender County approves the new teacher tenure plan.


A legislative commission recommends that the State of North Carolina replace the Common Core classroom curriculum with one the state creates themselves. Another panel has recommended changes in how the NC pension fund makes decisions. Lots of people showed up at polls around the state to vote early.

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