How would you celebrate your 103rd birthday?

Martha Locklear Leach, age 102, chose to hop on a fire engine for a spin around town on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Holly Springs, N.C. Leach's family arranged for the special excursion ahead of her birthday next month.

New NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green on becoming a writer

At a Durham County Library forum in 2015, new North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green tells her story of becoming a writer and a poet.