DIAMOND VIEW: MAJOR INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN DURHAM, NC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 08, 1997 For additional information contact: Mike Hill (919) 821-8730 DIAMOND VIEW: MAJOR INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN DURHAM, NC RALEIGH, NC – AUGUST 08, 1997 — Capitol Broadcasting Company and Duke University Medical Center announced today that the Medical Center will become a major tenant in a 90,000 square foot office building […]

WRAL-HD TV: GRANTED EXTENSION OF EXPERIMENTAL LICENSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 07, 1997 For additional information contact: Tom Beauchamp (919) 821-8564 WRAL-HD TV: GRANTED EXTENSION OF EXPERIMENTAL LICENSE RALEIGH, NC – AUGUST 07, 1997 — WRAL-HD, the nation’s first high definition television (HDTV) station, has been granted an extension for its experimental license to continue operations. Approval for the extension was given […]

WDNC AM-620 Radio: CURTIS MEDIA GROUP TO MANAGE WDNC RADIO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 06, 1997 For additional information contact: George Habel, Capitol Networks, (919) 890-6031 WDNC AM-620 Radio: CURTIS MEDIA GROUP TO MANAGE WDNC RADIO RALEIGH, NC – AUGUST 06, 1997 — Curtis Media Group will assume management of WDNC/The News Station (AM-620) on August 18, 1997. The announcement was made today by Capitol […]

Don Wilder Lays Down the Baton and Retires

Don Wilder Lays Down the Baton and Retires After more than 1,800 performances of 31 different operas, Don Wilder, the Artistic Director and Conductor of the National Opera Company, has retired. Don’s retirement, July 31st, follows 30 years of service with the opera company, starting in 1963. Don recalls traveling over the years with the […]

Jim Mills Inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame

Jim Mills Inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame A CBC retiree, Jim Mills, known far and wide as “Mr. Baseball” was one of five inductees into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in Raleigh on June 26th. Mr. Mills, whose career included player, manager and umpire, also served as president of the Class […]

In Memoriam: Tom Hines

In Memoriam: Tom Hines Tom Hines, former General Manager and Account Executive for Interpath, died Thursday evening, July 10th, of a heart attack. Tom joined CBC in January of 1994 and worked until he became disabled in May 1995. CBC extends sincere sympathy to Tom’s wife, Pat, and the Hines family. Tom was 61.  

Elvis Sighted at 711 Building

Elvis Sighted at 711 Building On Friday, July 11, the NFL formally approved Capitol’s radio rights agreement with the Tennessee Oilers. The first two seasons will be played in Memphis while a new stadium is constructed in Nashville. Visit the Tennessee Oilers’ web page at http://www.tennesseeoilers.com. Elvis gives Steve Young, WRAL-FM, a Krispy Kreme glazed […]

NCNN Broadcasts Charles Kuralt Funeral Live on the Internet

  NCNN Broadcasts Charles Kuralt Funeral Live on the Internet Broadcasting legend Charles Kuralt was buried July 8th in a cemetery on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The North Carolina News Network carried the public memorial services of the veteran journalist and Wilmington native live from Chapel Hill via […]

Jean Henderson Retires from CBC after 18 Years

Jean Henderson Retires from CBC after 18 Years Jean Henderson Retires from CBC after 18 Years Friends and Family gathered at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh for a reception honoring Jean Henderson the evening of June 25th. Jean, Assistant Controller of CBC, is retiring after 18 years of service. She will continue to […]

CBC’s Single A Baseball Team To Move to Myrtle Beach

CBC’s Single A Baseball Team To Move to Myrtle Beach Tuesday, June 24th was a big day for CBC’s sports division, the City of Myrtle Beach, and Horry County, SC. A group gathered at 21st Avenue North to sign the deal which will move CBC’s Class A Baseball franchise to Myrtle Beach in 1998. Edgerton […]