Preliminary data show CarolinaMLS December sales increased 15.7 percent over last year, with 3,050 properties sold last month compared with 2,635 properties sold in December 2013.
Sean Garrett was introduced Friday as the new executive director of United Way of Central Carolinas.
A new senator and two incumbent local representatives were among the group of new congressmen sworn in earlier this week.
Crews continue to look for a missing man who fell into the lake at Cane Creek Park Friday afternoon.
More than 100 people attended a public hearing Tuesday night to comment on the impact bypass construction would have on water quality.
Thursday morning, cold temperatures were in the air and many were left without power.