"There wasn't another kid like Shak" - that was how friends described Southwest High School football star Shak Pershey at his vigil Friday night. The 19-year-old drowned while swimming with friends at North Topsail Beach Thursday evening.
- Son kills father, himself in murder-suicide in Morehead City
- One dead, two injured after early-morning shooting in New Bern
- Coast Guard calls off search for missing Hyde County boaters off Georgia
- Dudley man shot, killed early Saturday; Goldsboro Police investigating
- Travelers out in bunches for Memorial Day weekend