The perilous, high-stakes question of what to call the PawSox once they move
The Worcester Mitten Kittens? The Worcester Tube Sox? The Worcester Hot Weiners? Nothing’s off the table it appears when it comes to renaming the PawSox.
Hypocrisy, Misinformed, or Both: The Anti-Mining 21st Century American
In the last few years, our business has worked on exploration projects and mine sites in approximately 25 different states. Alaska to Hawaii, California to New York, our trucks and
An Uphill Battle: Finding a Modern Gown
Formal evening wear has a future, if innovative brands like Valentino and the Row have anything to do with it. How the floor-length dress is being reevaluated by a new generation of designers and gala-goers.
Middletown man faces animal cruelty charges in guinea pig molestation case
A Middletown man facing charges that he sexually abused a guinea pig in a pet store parking lot last month has denied any wrongdoing and said he was only trying
Police charge man with murder
A Rocky Mount man is accused of shooting an elderly woman in the head Tyquon Marquese Draughn, 21, was charged early Saturday by the Rocky Mount Police Department with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon Draughn is accused of shooting 65-year-old Sandra Faye Epps of Rocky Mount. The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a shot spotter activation at 12:41 a.m. at 1716 Windsor Drive, said Rocky Mount police Sgt. Brad Summerlin. Police officers responded and located an unresponsive woman at that address. Epps had been shot in the head, according to emergency communications. She died of her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. "The Rocky Mount Homicide Unit responded and…
Benedictine Father Kieran Neilson passes away
Father Kieran Neilson, O.S.B., with Bishop Peter Jugis at the 2015 Jubilarians Mass.BELMONT — Father Kieran A. Neilson, O.S.B., died peacefully at Belmont Abbey on Feb. 27, 2019, strengthened by the sacraments. He was 86.The Benedictine served for nearly 60 years as a priest.His body will be re...
We’ve canceled the ‘Non Sequitur’ comic strip in The N&O and we want you to know why
A profane comment aimed at President Donald Trump in the “Non Sequitur” comic strip on Sunday has caused the cancelation of the strip by several news organizations including The News & Observer.
A series of allegations surrounding Seungri of Big Bang may have brought down his entire career, as the Korean pop star on Monday announced his retirement.“I feel like it is best from me to retire from the entertainment business at this point,” Seungri said via his Instagram page, adding that the matter in which he was involved is so serious he had decided to retire. “I will sincerely submit to the investigation o...
How high did heavy rain push Lake Cumberland? Way past the old record.
Heavy rain pushed the elevation of Lake Cumberland in Southern Kentucky to a new record well past the old high-water mark, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Heavy releases from the lake are causing flooding.
Harris Teeter partners with BP for a fuel rewards program for VIC shoppers
Harris Teeter is partnering with BP to offer Fuel Points reward discounts for Teeter VIC card shoppers when they fuel up at BP and Amoco gas stations. The program is effective Oct. 2, 2018.