The cemetery for Raleigh’s Catholic orphanage, which operated from 1899 to 1976, was moved after the land was sold to N.C. State University. Finding those children, some of whom died in fires there, isn’t easy. No marker exists for the orphans, whose home stood in sight of the grand Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral.
Two dozen members of the Tuscarora Nation’s Turtle Clan returned for a conference about Indian Woods, the land set aside for the tribe after a devastating war with white settlers that sent them fleeing north in 1713. The nation still considers North Carolina an ancestral home, and they toured the Indian Woods reserve on Indigenous Peoples Day.
Video: Actor Henry Winkler, who played Fonzie on the TV show Happy Days, talks about what cool really is, how he came up with some of the famous lines, and his motivation for his children's book series, Here's Hank.
Video: Rock Steady is a boxing club for people with Parkinson's Disease that meets in Cary. The workout helps fight the physical and neurological effects of the disease and provides emotional support for the members.
Video: James Davis spent half his life behind bars but finding religion and Toastmasters put him on the right track. Davis, 53, is now president of the Durham Rescue Mission's chapter of the international group that helps people with public speaking.
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.