After ejection, suspension, Avent has no regrets – DeCock

A month and a half after N.C. State baseball coach Elliott Avent was suspended for the Wolfpack’s final game of the season, a 7-5 loss to eventual national champion Coastal Carolina after N.C. State came within a strike of eliminating the Chanticleers, the passage of time has offered him no solace.

HB2’s effects are no joke

House Bill 2 has cost North Carolina jobs and tens, if not hundreds, of millions of dollars in revenue. It has stained North Carolina’s reputation. And it’s demonized thousands of good people for short-term political gain and, courtesy of Gov. Pat McCrory, at least one cheap laugh.

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Videos

Watermelon Day At State Farmers Market

Video: Sights and sounds from the annual Watermelon Day at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh on July 28, 2016. H.C. Williams of Bailey, N.C. takes first place with a 200 pound melon.
Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Watermelon Day At State Farmers Market 1:23

Watermelon Day At State Farmers Market

Penguin chick born at the Bronx Zoo makes public debut 1:36

Penguin chick born at the Bronx Zoo makes public debut

Joe Biden: Donald Trump is full of malarkey 3:24

Joe Biden: Donald Trump is full of malarkey

NC GOP mistakenly attacks Kaine for 'shameful' Marine pin that honored his son 2:13

NC GOP mistakenly attacks Kaine for 'shameful' Marine pin that honored his son

Cary News

Cary photographer reflects on stories behind famous shots

Gordon Munro’s favorite photos from his archives are at the CVA Gallery at The Cary News until late August

Munro’s photos feature celebrities, fashion and food

Munro was born in England, but moved to New York and worked with a number of celebrated photographers, designers and publications