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.
Video: The small town of Seven Springs in Wayne County has been besieged by hurricanes, flooding, fires and war. Yet the latest blow from Hurricane Matthew may prove to be the toughest comeback yet for this town of about 100 people.
Video: Howell Graham, one of the longest living survivors of a double lung transplant that he received over 25 years ago, tells of his journey and the gratitude he has for the gift that was given to him.
In his plaid suspenders, feather-shaped earring and white Rydell quad skates, Burt DeZarn burns up the rink at Jellybeans in Cary every Saturday – a 76-year-old roller-champ with moves that catch envious eyes.
On Saturday, the the Governor Morehead School cheerleading team competed in a regional tournament that drew cheerleaders from New York and Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, filling the bleachers of the GMS gym and inspiring all in attendance.
Lost Sheep Ministries organized Raleigh volunteers to wrap more than 5,000 Christmas gifts for the homeless and needy. As they were handed out Saturday, more volunteers provided free haircuts, manicures and food. The Rev. Phil Brickle, who organized the 21st annual event through Lost Sheep Ministries, called it a blessing.
Lazarus the 2-year-old cat disappeared from his home in Illinois around Thanksgiving and mysteriously turned up off Oberlin Road in Raleigh -- 722 miles away. Roy Finley and two of his children traveled the distance and back in 24 hours this week to retrieve Lazarus, who declined to share details of his adventure.