Billy Graham http://wunc.org en Billy Graham Celebrates 95th Birthday With Friends, Celebrities, Dignitaries http://wunc.org/post/billy-graham-celebrates-95th-birthday-friends-celebrities-dignitaries <p></p><p>North Carolina icon and evangelist Billy Graham is 95 years old. He gathered with friends, family and celebrities Thursday in Asheville to celebrate. Greensboro Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii was there and joined Eric Hodge to talk about the celebration.</p><p>ERIC HODGE: This was a big event at Asheville's Grove Park Inn.&nbsp; How were Graham's guests celebrating his birthday?</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:03:27 +0000 Jeff Tiberii & Eric Hodge 25468 at http://wunc.org Billy Graham Celebrates 95th Birthday With Friends, Celebrities, Dignitaries McCrory Declares Rev. Billy Graham ‘North Carolina’s Favorite Son’ http://wunc.org/post/mccrory-declares-rev-billy-graham-north-carolina-s-favorite-son <p>It’s not every day that you’re called somebody’s favorite son, but if you’re Billy Graham, you might be accustomed to earning superlative titles. He has been voted one of the “<a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/159587/hillary-clinton-barack-obama-admired-2012.aspx">Ten Most Admired Men in the World</a>” in a Gallup poll a whopping 56 times, and yesterday, Governor Pat McCrory and state lawmakers added another one to his list: North Carolina’s favorite son.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:23:29 +0000 Laura Candler 13499 at http://wunc.org McCrory Declares Rev. Billy Graham ‘North Carolina’s Favorite Son’