Former NC State pitcher Carlos Rodon of the Chicago White Sox pitched Friday night for the Charlotte Knights in a Triple-A game against the Durham Bulls. Recovering from a left biceps injury, Rodon pitched well for the first three innings before the Bulls hit him hard for seven runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 9-4 win.
A tow truck driver was killed on Miami Boulevard Friday morning. The tow truck was towing an SUV from an earlier accident when the driver apparently lost control of the tow truck. The truck went off the road and hit a large tree, the collision forced the SUV into the cab.
The International Baccalaureate Programme at Hillside High School sends students to the nation's top universities. Principal William Logan says "false perceptions" prevent some parents from considering the program.
Gov. Roy Cooper is encouraging fans to stay home from Thursday night's Wake Forest - NC State game in Raleigh. “My advice, if they don’t cancel this game, would be to watch it on TV, listen to it on the radio, online."