Aspiring authors of all ages have a chance claim their moment in the literary spotlight as part of the annual writing contest put on by Wake County Public Libraries. Starting today through April 30, kids, teens and adults are invited to submit one original work for consideration in WCPL’s writing contest, “Wake Writes Together.” Writers […]

WCPSS – EARLY HIRE FAIR 2022 (register here) March 26, 2022 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. KNIGHTDALE HIGH SCHOOL ​100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale NC 27545 Fair Schedule is Virtual and/or In-Person: 8 a.m. – Doors Open 9 a.m – 1 p.m.- Fair open to all candidates Who should attend? Teaching Candidates   Candidates […]

Beginning Thursday, March 17, Wake County Public Health will reduce the number of daily appointments for COVID-19 testing and vaccination. The decision comes as Wake County has experienced a steady decrease in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations since mid-January. By balancing capacity with demand, the county can better use its resources while still meeting the current […]

Wake County Public Libraries will celebrate Black Brilliance with more than a month of free programs focusing on Black art, history, creativity and culture. More than 50 opportunities, including author talks, community art projects, concerts and even a family-friendly dance party, will be hosted across more than 20 locations in the county.“From folk music to New York Times […]

To help meet the ongoing needs of the community, Wake County Public Health is expanding locations offering free N95 masks to include the Western Health and Human Services Center in Cary and Wake County Human Services Center (Departure Drive) in Raleigh. In addition to these two new sites, our two sites that ran out last […]

Starting Tuesday, Jan. 18, Baptist on Mission will be moving its testing site from Southbridge Fellowship Church in Raleigh, to Summit Church – Capital Hills Campus in Raleigh at 3901 Capital Hills Drive, Raleigh. It will operate Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. No appointments necessary and no out-of-pocket costs. View more testing locations. […]

To help meet rapidly increasing community needs, Wake County Public Health is doubling the amount of daily COVID-19 testing appointments starting tomorrow, bringing the total number of slots to roughly 13,000 daily across all five drive-thru testing sites. This new capacity is in place for tomorrow, December 23, meaning nearly 7,000 new appointments are now available for Thursday. […]

When Santa’s come and gone and it’s time to toss that Tannenbaum, help Wake County spruce up its parks by recycling your Christmas tree into mulch. Through the Happy Trails Christmas Tree Recycling Program, Wake County residents can turn their Christmas trees into mulch that will fortify and beautify park trails around the county. Just drop […]

Thinking about adoption? Want to learn more about the joys and benefits of adopting older youth? Join us virtually and get answers to all your questions! At this event you’ll learn about: Adoption from foster care The adoption process Wake County’s waiting children Perspectives of adoptive families Our adoption agency partners Register here! Have questions? […]

Interested in helping solve affordable housing issues in Wake County? You can now apply to sit on the newly formed Affordable Housing Committee. The move was approved by Wake County Board of Commissioners, creating a 16-seat committee that will provide feedback, share resources around the Housing Affordability and Community Revitalization Department’s future efforts. The committee […]

Wake County Public Health to Offer All Three COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters to Eligible Individuals Starting Monday Doses will be administered by appointment at all five clinics Wake County Public Health will begin offering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccines, along with Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) doses, to eligible individuals by appointment only starting this Monday, October […]

Kids’ bookshelves bursting at the seams? You’re in luck. Wake County Public Libraries is holding its inaugural book drive, and those books that still look like new could go a long way toward helping another child succeed. “We want to make sure that all Wake County children have the tools they need for a bright […]