Farm boys take flight

Veterans recall World War II missions

Reminders of Paul Galloway’s military service in World War II surround him in his Walstonburg home.

His medals, including the Distinguished Flying Cross, hang above his sofa along with black and white photographs of the “All …

Painful memories

Survivor recalls horrific day when man killed one, injured others; victim forced to play dead

Martha Worrell sits at the kitchen table. She uses her right arm to sip her morning cup of coffee. The only thing that can be heard in this sleepy town is the rain hitting the tin roof of the old one-story farmhouse. It’s muggy outside. …

Quiet opener for Tobs

Wilson manages 2 hits in 6-0 loss to Steamers

Quietly ushered in was a new regime in Wilson Tobs summer collegiate baseball on a steamy Tuesday evening in Fleming Stadium.

Entering their 15th season — and the first for new management led by Richard Holland, Greg Suire and James Wolfe, …

Pirates look at 50

Members of ECU's 1961 baseball team reflect on national title run

Fifty years later, the accomplishment of East Carolina University’s baker’s dozen baseball players remains as bright as their signature purple-and-gold uniforms.

On June 10, 1961, 13 Pirates did what no other team in the …

Lady Warriors’ Nixon takes game to Salem College

When the time arrived for Hunt High senior Roslyn Nixon to settle upon a collegiate choice, a balance between athletics, academics and community service quickly moved to the top of her priority list.

A burgeoning volleyball player during her …

Barton golf camp dates announced

Barton College will hold its annual golf camp from June 13-16 at Willow Springs Country Club.

The camp, open to ages 6-17, will be direction by Barton coaches John Hackney and Kevin Buczek, along with Barton Athletic Hall of Fame member and …

Mudcats’ win streak ends at 3

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ben Lasater’s solo home run in the sixth inning capped the scoring as the Carolina Mudcats professional baseball team had their season-high, three-game winning streak snapped with a 3-1 Double-A Southern League …

In wake of killing, woman fights to reclaim the good memories

Teresa “Terri” Radford was full of life. She made those around her smile.

And there wasn’t a beach tune she couldn’t shag to.

But the 56-year-old’s life was cut short May 21. Police say her husband, James …

Yummy sandwich

Spice mix adds zest to shredded chicken

In the last year or so, I’ve found myself open to adding more of a variety of flavors into my meal planning.

A lot of that has happened because of a new passion for grilling at my house. My husband and l especially love experimenting with …

Barton College announces spring 2011 graduates

The Class of 2011 at Barton College includes:

Aiken, S.C. — Monique Telita Ware, B.S. Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (K-12).

Allentown, Pa. — Christopher M. Kehley, B.S. Mass Communications.

Archer Lodge — …