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Durham Public Schools

Durham Public Schools

Durham Public Schools serve more than 33,000 students in 54 schools across the city and the county. Durham employs more than 2,500 teachers and administrators and boasts a 79.6 graduation rate (2013). Not only do they have strong partnerships with community...

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Valentine’s Day Dining in the Triangle

Valentine’s Day Dining in the Triangle

Still looking for a place to eat with your loved one this Valentine's Day? Here are a few of our favorite places to dine in Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Apex, Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest. Be sure to make your reservations today! Raleigh Calavela Calavela specializes in...

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Breweries In The Triangle You Might Not Know About

Breweries In The Triangle You Might Not Know About

The craft beer industry is up-and-coming in North Carolina, which is home to over 100 breweries - the largest number in the American South. We are known as "The State of Southern Beer," due to the number of breweries located in the vicinity and the quality of the...

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New Hanover County Schools

New Hanover County Schools

New Hanover County Schools is the 12th largest school system in North Carolina and serves approximately 26,000 students enrolled in grades pre-K through 12th. New Hanover County schools are committed to ensuring that students excel in a rigorous and relevant core...

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Harnett County Schools

Harnett County Schools

Harnett County Schools serve over 20,000 students in their 28 district schools. The class of 2014 earned over $5.5 million in scholarships, demonstrating their strong commitment to the success of their students. Harnett County schools' student-to-computer ratio ranks...

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Johnston County Schools

Johnston County Schools

The Johnston County schools system serves over 33,000 students from pre-K through 12th grade in 44 schools (22 elementary, 13 middle, and 10 high). Johnston County's rapid growth is mainly due to the excellent schools offered in the area, and their student population...

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Lee County Schools

Lee County Schools

Lee County Schools value themselves on preparing students for the real world and ensuring that the education they receive provides them more than just academic opportunities. Lee County Schools teach students the social and academic skills needed to become responsible...

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Granville County Schools

Granville County Schools

Granville County Schools consist of 20 schools that serve over 8,000 students. Granville County Schools partner with the community in order to provide exceptional educational services that prepare students for their futures. They are also dedicated to infusing...

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Franklin County Schools

Franklin County Schools

Franklin County Schools consist of 16 schools, serving more than 8,500 students. Franklin County is a Research Triangle community that offers a taste of small town life with urban convenience. Their mission is to ensure that students are career ready and college...

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Alamance County Schools

Alamance County Schools

Alamance County Schools is the 16th largest public school district in the state of North Carolina and includes award-winning arts, academic, career and technical education, foreign language, and athletic programs. Approximately 22,400 students in grades K-12 attend 36...

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Orange County Schools

Orange County Schools

Orange County Schools, located in Hillsborough, NC, is comprised of 13 schools (7 elementary, 3 middle, 2 high, 1 alternative school). The graduation rate in 2012 was 85.4%, higher than the North Carolina average, and 546 teachers make up the Orange County Schools...

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Chatham County Schools

Chatham County Schools

Chatham County Schools, located in the heart of North Carolina, have a strong commitment to meeting the needs of their students by giving them the best technology and opportunities for advancement. Chatham County outperformed North Carolina composites in areas of...

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Wake County Public School System

Wake County Public School System

Forbes Magazine named Raleigh the #1 city for raising a family, citing strong Wake County public schools. Wake County Public School System enrolled 155,184 students in the 2014-2015 school year - the largest school system in the state of North Carolina and the 16th...

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