Here's a long but interesting letter in response to an Aug. 11 letter from a former Wake County lawmaker that offered a history of merging the Wake County and Raleigh city schools. Read it here if you missed it.
Tom Oxholm, chairman of the WakeMed board, has written a letter to the editor apologizing to the public for Medicaid being billed for overnight stays when patients did not in fact stay overnight.
Read the latest story on the legal settlement WakeMed case
Some letters to the editor about Sunday's story detailing Wake County school board member Debra Goldman's suggestion to Cary police that fellow board member Chris Malone might have been the burglar who took $130,000 in jewelry, cash and coins from her home in 2010. Malone told police the two had a relationship that was "personal and physical." Miss the story? Read it here.
Wake County school board Chairman Kevin Hill visited The N&O to talk on the record about the board's vote to fire superintendent Tony Tata. These are my NONVERBATIM notes. I didn't have a tape recorder. Just a laptop. One highlight: "The citizens of Wake County have to demand that the politics come out of the board. They’ve got to."
A look at the weekend outpouring of letters regarding the Wake County school board's vote to fire Superintendent Tony Tata:
More readers having their say on the Wake County school board's firing of Superintendent Tony Tata. Find some of these on tomorrow's Editorial page. Apologies if some are repeats from previous blog posts.
A look at the flood of letters that keep coming. These are largely unedited.
A look at the avalanche of emotion in the community in the wake of the school board's firing of Superintendent Tony Tata:
This should come as no surprise, but ski conditions throughout the
Southeast are the best they've been this year. The recent cold has
given the region's ski areas the best snowmaking opportunity of the
2008-09 season. So good, that the following areas are all completely
open: Appalachian, Cataloochee, Sapphire Valley, Sugar Mountain, Bryce, Massanutten, Homestead, Wintergreen — even tiny Cloudmont in Alabama, with it's two, thousand-foot-long slopes and 150-foot vertical, is operating at 100 percent.