Governor Pat McCrory was part of the celebration in Kinston as the city formally recognized the return of baseball there for the first time since the end 2011.
Accused quadruple murderer Dibon Toone is officially charged with the murder of three children, two of whom are his own.
Greenville Fire and Rescue has deemed an overnight apartment fire intentional. This comes not long after it classified the fire as suspicious.
A man accused of murder is now behind bars in Onslow County.
Saturday a small Pamlico County town will celebrate their recovery from devastation caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011.