Jessica Holmes

Elevator queen Cherie Berry won’t seek re-election as Labor Commissioner in 2020. Read more

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Photo by Brett Villena

The airport says the financial reward is worth the environmental risk. Conservationists are looking to local governments for help. Read more

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Holmes, who chairs the Wake County Board of Commissioners, announced a bid to unseat Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry. Read more

Wake County


By Leigh Tauss

The decision comes after Chair Jessica Holmes accused Commissioner Matt Calabria of taking credit for the deal last week Read more

Wake County

The county would eat the $4 million it spent on the land last summer Read more

Wake County


By Leigh Tauss

"We have not reached the mountaintop," said Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes Read more

North Carolina


By Leigh Tauss

“We were all pleasantly surprised that everyone came to the table doing what we were elected to do, which is to put politics and personalities to the side.” Read more

Wake County

And other things our readers told us this week Read more

Letters to the Editor

The county views this disparity is a call to action. Read more

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The board voted to sell the former Crooked Creek Golf Course, which it purchased just last year with plans to turn into a park. Read more

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Photo by Caitlin Penna

He doesn’t just want to be the first. He wants to be the first of many. Read more

Pride Guide

At a neighborhood’s urging, four commissioners want to turn the land into a park. The other three say the county should fund its school system first. Elections are next month. Read more

Wake County


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  • Wake County Chair Jessica Holmes