Raleigh Times News Carriers August 31, 1915. The top story in the paper the boys are carrying/displaying in the picture is the appointment of Robert L. Gray as the new editor of The Times. Mr. Gray, who was a native of Raleigh, had started his career with The News & Observer. He moved on to other newspapers where he was "a writer of exceptional brilliance." Read more: blogs.newsobserver.com/pasttimes/to-days-news-to-day#ixzz.... (from blogs.newsobserver.com/pasttimes/to-days-news-to-day, information provided by Teresa Leonard of the Raleigh N&O.