On the first day of the WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest, organizer Brian Hoyle estimated 18,000 people had descended upon Fleming Loop Park by the time the festival’s 35 balloons ascended together at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Caylee Waters made eight saves off the bench and attacker Carly Reed matched a career-high with five goals as third-seeded North Carolina defeated unseeded Penn State 12-11 at Talen Energy Stadium in the NCAA tournament semifinals.
North Carolina native and UNC graduate Donovan Livingston delivers a powerful speech at Harvard's Graduate School of Education's convocation. Livingston, a Fayetteville native was receiving his Masters. He received his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill will return to UNC to pursue his PH.D.
NC native delivers powerful poetic speech at Harvard
Batman gives cops help with recruiting video
‘Near normal’ hurricane season expected this year
Raleigh veteran remembers bloody battle for Iwo Jima during WWII