Several deer feed in the front yard of photographer Greg Stewart between Pittsboro and Siler City, NC as snow falls Friday. A winter weather system moved into the area, dropping several inches of snow in western North Carolina.
Snow begins to fall in the Hillsborough area of Orange County on Friday afternoon as a winter weather system moves into the Triangle area. The system dumped several inches of snow in the NC mountains earlier in the day.
Jennifer Pallone's son Andy has a chromosomal abnormality called 15Q24, resulting in developmental delays, some mild orthopedic problems, a hole in his heart and low muscle tone, his mother says. He was the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the disorder and he is the oldest in the world with it.
Maren Caldwell, who volunteers with People Advocating Vaccine Education, a Charlotte-based nonprofit shares information with parents trying to decide whether to have their children injected with the 23 doses of vaccines now required for every kindergarten-age child in the state, plus six more needed for enrollment when the child gets to 7th grade.
See a selection of some of the many photographs by News & Observer photojournalist Corey Lowenstein showing her deep connection with her subjects and community. Lowenstein died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
Republicans are wrestling with whether the political risk of supporting Roy S. Moore, the Senate candidate from Alabama, is worth helping maintain a majority in the Senate. Moore is accused of sexual misconduct with minors.