A Brief History of Brier Creek

If you’ve ever wondered how Brier Creek, a massive mix of retail, office, residential and dining came to be developed on the western outskirts of Raleigh, you’ve come to the right place.

Wake County Schools’ Top 159 Mascots

With more than 150 schools already in the system, and plans to add 13 new facilities over the next five years, we decided to dig into one crucial but often overlooked issue: what were the names of these assorted schools’ mascots, and who got to decide?

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts Budget Transfer

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts Budget Transfer

Transfer From:

Advertising: $3,000

Promotions: $6,000

RCC/PAC Group Sales Comm: $23,000

RCC/PAC Group Sales Exp: $10,000

RCC/PAC Series Newspaper Ads: $85,000

RCC/PAC Newspaper Advertising: $175,000

RCC/PAC Production Exp: $12,000

RCC/PAC Catering/Entertain Ex: $5,000

RCC/PAC Program Exp: $3,000

RCC/PAC Decorating Exp: $1,000

Event Equip: $5,000

RCC/PAC Labor Expenses: $36,000

RCC/PAC Performance Fees: $188,000

Total: $552,000

Transfer To:

Producer Profit Exp: $257,000

Producer Profit Exp: $295,000

Total: $552,000

State Fair Photo Contest

The State Fair has ended, and so has our photo contest. We had a lot of great entries but only one winner!

Nancy McFarlane — Mayor

Nancy McFarlane was first elected Mayor in 2011, after serving two terms on the City Council. She is the founder MedPro Rx, Inc., a specialty infusion pharmacy. MedPro Rx consistently ranks as one of the best places to work in the Triangle and recently ranked as the number one small business in the Triangle, and number two in the South. She is currently in her second term as mayor and is seeking re-election.

Bob Weltzin — Mayor

Dr. Robert Weltzin is a trained chiropractor who sold his practice in 2006 to join the army reserve. He was deployed to Afghanistan as a company commander, and served as executive officer of a battalion. He is now a team leader with a Civil Affairs Company and a Captain in the Military Police. He is running as the mayoral challenger.