Archives: September 2013

School Bonds for Technology in Wake County

ZEBULON — You can still smell the chalk when you walk into Zebulon Elementary School. But there are significantly fewer chalkboards now that the 30-year-old school has its 21st century replacement – interactive whiteboards linked to computers that allow students to write on wall-mounted displays. It took the Zebulon Elementary School PTA to raise money for […]

A Guide to Obamacare

As the implementation of the Affordable Care Act approaches, The Washington Post has vetted a list of some of the major claims about the law. “For 85 to 90 percent of Americans who have health insurance, there are no worries.” — President Obama, remarks at a news conference, April 30, 2013. A vast majority of […]

65th Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair

Tomorrow, Thursday, September 26th, marks the opening of the 65th annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. You’ll find entertainment, thrilling rides, a wide variety of foods, interesting exhibits, farm animals, tractors, and much more at the Wayne Fair. The Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair is an annual event that brings families and friends together each fall. Laugh, dance, win and play – come […]

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Music fans rejoice: the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival is taking over downtown Raleigh this weekend! The main stages at the Raleigh Convention Center and Red Hat Amphitheater will host some of the biggest names in bluegrass including: Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, The Gibson Brothers, Punch Brothers, The Infamous Stringdusters and more! Music […]

Fall Fest 2013 At Mount Olive College

Fall is here so mark your calendars to celebrate this Friday, September 27th, at Mount Olive College’s Fall Fest Concert featuring Grammy-winning alternative-rock band Switchfoot. Some of the most popular hit singles by this 11 time GMA Dove award winning group include:  “Dare You to Move”, “You”, “This is Home”, “Meant to Live”, and “Love is […]

Existing Home Sales Up In August

Existing home sales in August reached their highest volume in 6 years according to a report by the National Association of Realtors. Single-family homes, townhomes, and condos rose 1.7% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million, which represents the fastest pace since February of 2007. Industry analysts are expecting sales to […]

Home Building Starts Up

Home builders in the U.S broke ground in August on the most single-family homes in six months and requested permits to construct even more in future months. The data would suggest that housing remains a driver of economic growth despite higher mortgage rates. According to the Commerce Department, construction of single-family homes started rose to 628,000 […]


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