Hundreds of volunteers pack nearly 200,000 meals for families in need during the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Sort-A-Rama event in the Jim Graham building at the NC State Fair in Raleigh Thursday, May 25, 2017.
Megan Walter was surprised by students and staff at Wakefield High School in Raleigh Wednesday after being named Wake County’s 2017 School Counselor of the Year. “She’s not just a hero at Wakefield, but she’s a hero in the Wake County Public School System,” Crystal Reardon, Wake’s director of counseling, said.
Judy O'Connor moved from Florida to California to help her son, Marty, attend classes and take notes while he worked towards his Master of Business Administration at Chapman University. On graduation day, Marty coordinated a surprise to thank his mom.
Video: "Hey-hey, ho-ho, the Confederate flag has got to go," was heard echoing through the halls of Gravelly Hill Middle School before the Orange County school board meeting Monday evening May 22, 2017, in Efland, NC.
A large crowd gathered in Edenton, North Carolina, for the funeral of Sgt. Meggan Callahan, the prison officer who was killed inside Bertie Correctional Institution on April 26, 2017. A horse-drawn caisson and military honor guard led the funeral procession.
An Alamance County group clashed with another activist group at a planned a “Confederate Memorial Day” event in Graham on Saturday.The Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County (ACTBAC) group held the event in response to “attacks and destruction of Southern symbols in other cities and states.”
One of the highlights of this year’s Artsplosure festival was the return of Architects of Air for the first time in six years with their interactive luminarium “Katena.” The giant inflatable sculpture at City Plaza delighted festivalgoers with its bright colors, calming music and a space to explore.