Top Raleigh news: Mask requirement begins tomorrow; NC State preps for students' returns; more

Top Raleigh news: Mask requirement begins tomorrow; NC State preps for students' returns; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 18, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Raleigh.

Woman facing charges after lawyer struck and killed in downtown Raleigh

Rosa Underwood Mclean of Gas Light Creek Court in Raleigh was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. Police said Gary Lester Presnell, an attorney who lived on Woodburn Road in Raleigh, was struck and killed as he was crossing a marked mid-block crosswalk on South Wilmington Street.

Read the full story on WRAL TV.

Raleigh mayor says the city’s facemask requirement will begin June 19

Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin says the city's facemask requirement will take effect on June 19 at 4 p.m. Baldwin made the move official in the city's updated State of Emergency proclamation released on Wednesday. The order will stay in place until further notice.

Read the full story on WNCN.

Despite opposition, Raleigh leaders OK rezoning for development near Shelley Lake Park

Despite considerable concerns from thousands of Raleigh residents the city is moving ahead with rezoning property near Shelley Lake Park. 

Read the full story on WNCN.

NC State prepares to welcome back students for in-person learning this fall

North Carolina State University is sharing details on what campus will look like when students return this fall. Classes will begin on August 10, which is nine days earlier than originally scheduled. There will also be no fall break in order to finish the semester before Thanksgiving.

Read the full story on WNCN.

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