Cherokee, NC's Oconaluftee River Island Park was a popular place to see the eclipse. Watch and listen as three different cameras caught the sights and sound as total darkness enveloped the area on Monday afternoon.
Alamance commissioner Tim Sutton referred to slaves as workers during a meeting of the commission. Sutton was referring to his great-grandfather's service in the Confederate army during the Civil War and said
“It is my understanding that when he died ... that some guys on the farm, you can call them slaves if you want to, but I would just call them workers, that they raised a good bit of my family. When the time came, my great-grandmother gave them land.'
The Confederate statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus was a point of friction and protest long before the Charlottesville rally in support of a statue of Robert E. Lee turned tragically violent and left three people dead, thrusting the issue into the national spotlight.
NC State police chief Jack Moorman briefs reporters on information that led to disciplinary actions against five N.C. State football players. The alleged violations came to light during an investigation of sexual assaults on three women.
Video: In preparation for a planned protest, UNC placed two barricades around the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam on Tuesday. Campus police shifted the fence to a more linear shape and a history professor speaks out.
Sixth-grade students at Salem Middle School in Apex, NC, took advantage of the rare solar eclipse and went outside to to watch the skies darken and the temperatures drop during the first total eclipse in the U.S. in decades. Teachers at the year-round school had been planning lessons for the eclipse for months.