The former Navy shipmates of Jeffrey “FaFa” Woods paid tribute to him on their Facebook pages after learning the 58-year-old man collapsed and died Saturday during the Krispy Kreme Challenge charity run in downtown Raleigh.
The morning after one of the worst losses of his life, Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil hadn’t watched the replay from Super Bowl 50 the rest of the world is commenting on: the fourth-quarter fumble that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did not dive on.
When considered against the circumstances that brought it about, the university surely can’t think that the mere presence of a CIO would have stopped those teachers and athletics administrators who caused the scandals in Chapel Hill by reminding them of the importance of integrity and its chiefness.
Farris Barakat, 25, brother of Deah Barakat, is still emotional about his brother's death a year after he was murdered, along with his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha. He is has seen a lot of good in building relationships with the Muslim community, but still sees room for better understating between people of different races and religions. He works full-time at The Light House, which used to be owned by his late brother, is a Raleigh home being rebuilt into a community center.
VIDEO: Thousands took up the run-eat-run challenge Saturday for the 12th annual five-mile round trip Krispy Kreme Challenge race. The race began at the NC State University Bell Tower on Hillsborough Street, then to downtown Raleigh's Krispy Kreme store, eat a dozen Krispy Kremes and then one runs back. Many took up the challenge of doing this in under an hour but many more, often in costume ran for the fun and casual pace with friends and family.