The Episcopal Church made a historic choice by electing its first African-American presiding bishop. Michael Curry, 62, of the Diocese of North Carolina was elected by a landslide at the Episcopal General Convention in Salt Lake City.
Leesville Road graduate Jack Conley plans to continue his baseball career at N.C. State next season, though he has until July 17 to officially decline the Boston Red Sox, who drafted the catcher in the 30th round.
Two people were put out of their Kingsmount Court townhouse in Durham on Sunday night after lightning started a fire that did some structural damage and resulted in smoke and water damage to the house.
The Garner Nationals American Legion Baseball team wrapped up its conference schedule with a rain-shortened 3-0 win over Cary on Tuesday night. Ryan Lee picked up the short shutout victory on the mound.
The Area 1 West division American Legion Baseball playoffs started July 5 in the Triangle. Raleigh Post 1 won the regular-season title, Apex Post 124 was the second seed, the independent Garner Nationals were No. 3 and Cary Post 67 finished third.