John Drescher

John Drescher

Community leaders salute News and Observer publisher

VIDEO: The chief justice of the state Supreme Court, Raleigh's mayor and four other prominent Triangle citizens talk about Orage Quarles III, who retired last week as president and publisher of The News and Observer.

John Drescher

Ambassador Chris Stevens’ strong sense of duty

Tripoli, the capital of Libya, is on the Mediterranean Sea across from Sicily. On a clear, beautiful day there in late August three years ago, Randall Williams of Raleigh was eating breakfast at the Corinthia Hotel when he spotted Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador, talking with a journalist in the dining room.

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Community leaders salute News and Observer publisher

VIDEO: The chief justice of the state Supreme Court, Raleigh's mayor and four other prominent Triangle citizens talk about Orage Quarles III, who retired last week as president and publisher of The News and Observer.
Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
Community leaders salute News and Observer publisher 3:44

Community leaders salute News and Observer publisher

Teddy Marshall gives back to Appalachian Service Project volunteers 2:25

Teddy Marshall gives back to Appalachian Service Project volunteers

Former gang member speaks to young girls at summer camp about leaving gang life 2:23

Former gang member speaks to young girls at summer camp about leaving gang life

NC GOP mistakenly attacks Kaine for 'shameful' Marine pin that honored his son 0:32

NC GOP mistakenly attacks Kaine for 'shameful' Marine pin that honored his son