A teen drowned Monday evening while swimming in a pond near Lillington, authorities said.
Postage stamps depicting dozens of Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War were unveiled Monday, including one stamp depicting Army veteran Gordon Roberts of Erwin.
In parks and cemeteries across the nation, at Arlington National Cemetery and in downtown Raleigh and Fayetteville's Freedom Memorial Park, people paused Monday to mark Memorial Day, the annual holiday to the nation's war dead.
Organizers said the inaugural WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival was a success beyond their expectations. But big success didn't come without its share of problems.
A Fort Bragg soldier was among the latest fallen servicemen to be honored on Memorial Day.
Local news courtesy of WRAL.