Actor Jim Nabors, whose portrayal of the grinning country bumpkin Gomer Pyle on the 1960s television hit “The Andy Griffith Show” belied a classic baritone singing voice, died on Thursday at the age of 87, his website said. Nabors, who later became a star with his own television show “Gomer Pyle, USMC,” died at his home in Hawaii, the website said, citing his office manager.
State news roundup
Legislators honored by city group The North Carolina League of Municipalities presented State Rep. Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson) and State Sen. Paul Newton (R-Cabarrus) with its Community Champion Award for their work as champions of local […]
Some youth football drills raise head-impact risk more than others
WINSTON-SALEM — Several youth football drills expose young athletes to head impacts more frequently and more roughly than others, according to a U.S. study that followed 10- and 11-year-old players for a full season. […]
Cooper battles legislature, public opinion to remove Confederate monuments
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Historical Commission met Friday to consider a request made by Gov. Roy Cooper that the body vote to remove and relocate Confederate statues currently placed on the grounds of the […]