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Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal?

The school denies it, but in a lawsuit filed last week, that’s what Janie Jackson says happened.

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Now That the Dust Has Settled, Here’s What to Make of Last Week’s Surprising Wake County Commissioner Primaries

The Board of Commissioners will have two new members, one of whom almost nobody saw coming

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Lawsuit: The Montessori School of Raleigh Turned a Blind Eye to a Teacher’s Sexual Abuse of His Students

Twice, the school warned Nicholas Smith to stay out of his female students’ hotel rooms. He stayed in the classroom until his arrest for statutory rape anyway.

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The Wake County Manager’s Budget Will Contain $30 Million in New Funds for Schools—and $15 Million More for Affordable Housing

Wake’s housing has an imbalance of supply and demand, and prices are shooting up

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An Exit Interview with Shana Overdorf, a Champion for Raleigh’s Disadvantaged

After four years, Overdorf said goodbye to the Raleigh-Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness last week

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How Wake Commissioners Tore Themselves Apart Over a Defunct Golf Course

A board that prides itself on congeniality is now on edge, with an election just around the corner

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In Wake County, the Libertarians Are Coming—and They’re Not Just Old Whites Dudes Looking to Skip Out on Taxes

They see opportunity in millennial dissatisfaction with the two-party system

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Alliance Behavioral Healthcare Returned $14 Million to Wake County. Is That Good for People With Mental Illness?

The organization didn’t spend all of what Wake gave it to help those with behavioral health issues

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Raleigh Attorney Beckie Moriello Could (in Theory) Go to Jail for Using Her Phone in Court

She says she wasn’t disturbing anyone and this whole thing has gotten out of hand

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Raleigh’s in the Running for Amazon’s HQ2. But Do We Really Want the Damn Thing?

There are reasons to be skeptical

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North Carolina Republicans Are Running Away from Former Register of Deeds Laura Riddick

Last week, Riddick was indicted on an embezzlement scheme

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For Years, Raleigh’s Zoning Inspectors Have Been Tasked with Duties They’re Not Equipped to Do

Fixing that problem will cost as much as $700 per new house

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Advocates Worry That a Proposed Change to Raleigh’s Zoning Code Might Leave Some Older Residents Vulnerable

Under the proposal, a developer could set up a home for twenty elders per acre with no special-use permit or waiting period

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Newly Reelected Mayor Nancy McFarlane Grapples with the Fact That Large Swaths of Raleigh Feel Left Behind

The precinct returns last week told a tale of two cities.

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Since 2011, Raleigh Residents Have Been Lobbying the City to Allow Backyard Cottages. What’s the Holdup?

Wake County says they're an integral part of its affordable housing plan

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Is It a Big Deal That Apex Town Council Candidate Graham Wilson Was a Prominent Defender of HB 2?

He was Pat McCrory’s spokesman. It’s unclear how much that will hurt him.

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Wake Commissioners and School Board Members Haven’t Gotten Over This Year’s Budget Fight

At a Monday night meeting, open wounds came to the fore

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Its Mental Health System Is “Overwhelming, Complicated, and Messy.” Wake County Wants to Fix That

“There should be a seamless path to get to the right treatment at the right time”

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Nancy McFarlane Presides Over a Thriving City. Charles Francis Says She Doesn’t Deserve the Credit.

An in-depth look at the two leading candidates for Raleigh mayor

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New Jersey Senator, Possible Presidential Candidate Cory Booker to Campaign for Raleigh Mayoral Candidate Charles Francis

Charles Francis seeks to turn out Dem voters, while Booker tries to boost his national cred among Democrats.

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by forourgirls on Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal? (Wake County)

To Rob,
In not hiding my name,Bonny Becker, I will gladly tell you why others hide theirs. When I …

by earthdweller on Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal? (Wake County)

It would be hard for anyone to believe in this school at this time. People should continue to believe in …

by ftk_919_ on Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal? (Wake County)

Rob - that would be great, wouldn't it? Except, you see - the Board and Nancy have proven through their …

by ToWhomItMayConcern on Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal? (Wake County)

I have been following the comments on all of these threads and I am proud that at least one person …

by Rob Spandacuk on Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal? (Wake County)

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Watch the below speech from last nights ESPY awards. ENOUGH SAID!!! Thank you to the victims of Nick Smith for …

by forourgirls on Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal? (Wake County)

To Rob,
In not hiding my name,Bonny Becker, I will gladly tell you why others hide theirs. When I …

by earthdweller on Did the Montessori School of Raleigh Fire a Beloved Teacher Because She Talked to the Cops About the School’s Sex-Abuse Scandal? (Wake County)

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