Wendell's Valentine's Ball takes place Friday night at the Wendell Community Center.
Change has become a constant in our world these days. All over the eastern Wake County region the landscape is changing. But one thing remains the same. We still share a strong common interest in what’s happening in our community. The Eastern Wake News blog -- now called the Eastern Wake Buzz -- is the place to go to learn about the changes taking place in our part of the world and to share your thoughts on the news of the day. Regular entries are posted by news staffers Brian High, Aaron Moody, Denise Sherman and Johnny Whitfield. We’d love to share the latest buzz with you. We can’t wait to read your comments and insights.
Knightdale football players Ben Bolling and Obinna Uzoma signed national letters of intent today (Wednesday, Feb. 2) in the school's media center.
Expect the report to show the crime rate in this eastern Wake County town remains low.
Thursday's results from the Greater Neuse River 4-A Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships
at West Johnston
Clayton 144, Southeast Raleigh 85, Knightdale 70, Harnett Central 47, West
Johnston 30, East Wake 22, Garner 19, Smithfield-Selma 9.
Girls Individual winners
55 dash – Keni Harrison (C) 7.17.
300 – Keni Harrison (C) 42.29.
Girls Team Scores
Garner 462.5, East Wake 399, Clayton 369, West Johnston 353, Smithfield-Selma 162, Harnett Central 137.5, Knightdale 128, Southeast Raleigh 52
Girls Individual Champions
Crews ends 45-year run.
N.C. Turnpike Authority officials hope today to win state and federal environmental regulators' permission to drop the option of running a six-lane toll road across southern Wake County on the widely criticized “Red Route" and "Pink Route” that would bulldoze homes, businesses, parks and churches in Garner. [Updated 10:30 a.m.]
David Joyner, the Turnpike Authority director, said reports that the Red Route had been dropped were premature. "We hope it happens very, very shortly," he said this morning. [Update: see 1/21/2011 story.]
Turnpike officials are scheduled to meet today with federal environmental regulators who required them to consider the Red Route as an alternative to a more southerly path, known as the Orange Route, which crosses streams that are home to an endangered species, the dwarf wedge mussel. ... [MORE]
Art exhibition at the Wendell Woman's Club will be worth your time this weekend.
Garner has made two changes to its prep basketball schedule. The Trojans will now host Harnett Central on Monday, Jan. 31, and host East Wake on Feb. 7, another Monday.
Disabled vets in Knightdale renovated delapidated headquarters so that they have a place to help veterans with benefit paperwork.