The Tar Heel Detachment 733 of the Marine Corps League Department of North Carolina hosted a wreath-laying ceremony Memorial Day morning to honor all veterans at the War Memorial on the north lawn of the State Capitol.
News & Observer reporter Will Doran recently completed the NC Beer Mile hosted by Bond Brothers Beer Company in Cary. A beer mile, for the unitiated, is a race where everyone chugs a beer, runs a quarter-mile lap, then repeats it three more times.
Video: M.H. Green, a ninety-two-year-old veteran owns several parcels of lands in the Boylan Heights neighborhood on South Street. He is opposed to the proposed placement of the Rosengarten Greenway on his property. Green would like the greenway moved to another side of his property to preserve his property values.
Video: A fire destroyed about 12 units at the Six Forks Station complex in North Raleigh Friday afternoon. No one was reported injured in the blaze. Daniel Bargas tells how he helped residents out of the burning building.
Video: Joy Williams talks about her grandfather, Lt. Claudius Monroe Baucom, a veteran of the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion and WWI, who was recently awarded medals for his service. The medals were found in a government building where they had been for decades.
The B-1 Navy band, which included the Moonglowers, helped integrate the U.S. Navy in 1942, playing for the pre-flight school in Chapel Hill and traveling to wartime Pearl Harbor. The 44 men, all from North Carolina, will be honored with a historic marker on Franklin Street on Saturday, May 27.
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.