Top Raleigh news: Statue of white supremacist taken down; council OKs face mask requirement; more

Top Raleigh news: Statue of white supremacist taken down; council OKs face mask requirement; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Raleigh.

Statue of white supremacist Josephus Daniels removed from Nash Square

The statue of the white supremacist was taken down Tuesday morning just before daybreak.

Read the full story on ABC11 WTVD.

City Council OKs face mask requirement

The Raleigh City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to require face masks to be worn, although no time frame for implementation was announced. 

Read the full story on WNCN.

Outside consulting firm to evaluate RPD response to protests

Global consulting firm 21CP Solutions is set to prepare an independent review of the Raleigh Police Department's response to recent protests.

Read the full story on ABC11 WTVD.

Fall bluegrass festival to be online

Organizers announced on Tuesday that this year’s conference, showcases, awards and festival performances — slated for Sept. 28-Oct. 3 — will all be presented online.

Read the full story on The News & Observer.


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