May 27, 2018

DURHAM — Reid Johnston was the typical high school pitcher.

A mainstay at third base for Rocky Mount Academy because of his strong throwing arm, Johnston use to blow fastballs past overmatched hitters in the late innings of games. He threw hard and rarely walked batters, displaying a…

Klay Thompson score 35, Warriors force Game 7 in West finals

May 27, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. — Klay Thompson hit nine 3-pointers and scored 35 points, the Warriors held James Harden down in the second half, and Golden State rallied from an early 17-point deficit to stave off elimination with a 115-86 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night to force a…

Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

May 26, 2018

CLEVELAND — LeBron James chose Boston as the place he’ll play next.

Game 7 is on. And any talk about James’ future is on hold.

James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers shook off losing All-Star…

Grads bid farewell to early college high school

May 26, 2018

A total of 54 students walked the stage and turned their tassels Thursday during the Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School Class of 2018 graduation ceremony at Nash Community College.

A total of 44 students graduated with a high school diploma and an associate of arts or science degree.…