BC-NC–North Carolina News Digest, NC

Hello! The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The supervisor is Jonathan Drew.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date.

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CARY, N.C. — When Cary overhauled its development policies earlier this year, Habitat for Humanity of Wake County saw a chance to build affordable homes in the fast-growing western part of the county. Habitat paid almost $400,000 for a 2.6-acre lot on Trimble Avenue off of West Chatham Street near downtown Cary, and asked the town to rezone the site. By Henry Gargan of The News & Observer of Raleigh. AP Member Exchange. SENT: Story moved in advance for use in Sunday editions.


— BOMB THREAT ARREST — Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old woman on charges related to a bomb threat to a Wilmington high school. SENT

— SCHOOL CLOSURE CONSIDERED — A mountain school district is considering closing an elementary school to deal with limited resources and enrollment declines. SENT

— CAPE LOOKOUT-VOLUNTEERS — With climbing season about to begin, the National Park Service is looking for people to lead tours of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and the national seashore. SENT


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