North Carolina high school senior Marvin Wright had his diploma withheld by SouthWest Edgecombe High School after he refused to read a graduation speech written by his school’s administrators. The class president eventually received an apology fro
News and Observer columnist Barry Saunders recorded his encounter with a snake on his back deck. 'This snake, which obviously didn't read the recent story I wrote saying how much I hate having them around, slithered onto my porch this week and cau
The semifinals of the National Blind Idol singing competition were held on Saturday, June 3, at the Renaissance Raleigh hotel at North Hills. The winners advanced to the finals in Winston-Salem on Aug. 12.
Musical prodigy and recording artist Matthew Whitaker performs at the National Blind Idol semi-finals singing competition at the Renaissance North Hills Hotel last Saturday. The winner of the finals in August will receive $1,000 and studio recordi