MIX 101.5 Has a New Studio

MIX 101.5 Has a New Studio The big day finally arrived! After much planning, equipment selection, color coordination, toil and labor, MIX 101.5 finally flipped the switch on the new on-air studio, Wednesday, December 8, 1999. Diane Ramsey was the lucky air personality to be the first to broadcast from the new studio shortly after […]

Golden Years Celebration –

Golden Years Celebration – Every December, Capitol Broadcasting Company and Winn-Dixie sponsor the Golden Years Holiday Celebration luncheon for the members of the Golden Years Association of the Raleigh (NC) Parks and Recreation Department. Participants enjoyed a lunch, entertainment, dancing and door prizes. The luncheon was hosted by WRAL-TV news anchors Jim Payne and Debra […]

1999 Messiah Sing-In

1999 Messiah Sing-In Capitol Broadcasting proudly sponsors the annual Messiah “Sing-In” held each year at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra and soloists from the National Opera Company perform along with a chorus of over 1,000 choir members from neighboring churches and spectators. The “Sing-In” consists of […]

14th Annual Midsouth Regional EMMY Award Nomination

14th Annual Midsouth Regional EMMY Award Nomination CBC stations received 25 total nominations for The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) 14th Annual Midsouth Regional EMMY Awards. WRAL-TV piled up 22 Emmy nominations, including a nomination in the coveted News Excellence category and WRAZ was nominated in three categories. […]

Food Lion MVP Classic Broadcast in High Definition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 1999 Contact: Susan Dahlin Marketing Director 919-790-5720 Food Lion MVP Classic Broadcast in High Definition First College Basketball Tournament to Air in HDTV Charlotte, NC — The amazing clarity, wider view and spectacular sound of High Definition television will punctuate the fever and excitement of college basketball this weekend as […]

WRAL-TV5’s Coats for the Children Helps Needy Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 23, 1999 Community Relations Director Loretta Harper 919-821-8652 WRAL-TV5’s Coats for the Children Helps Needy Families Raleigh, NC — For the eleventh year, WRAL-TV5 is collecting coats and money for families in need of winter clothing. Beginning November 20 through December 31st, WRAL’s community partners, Jiffy Lube and Alltel, invite the […]

WRAL-TV Receives American Red Cross Recognition Award

WRAL-TV Receives American Red Cross Recognition Award On Monday, November 22, 1999, the American Red Cross of Wake County recognized WRAL-TV and numerous other organizations for outstanding contributions during Hurricane Floyd relief efforts. WRAL-TV5 received a commemorative plaque from the American Red Cross for its “Hurricane Floyd Community Relief” programming which consisted of a daylong […]

WRAL-TV5’s “Project Rebuild” Raises Over a Million Dollars for Hurricane Floyd Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 1999 Community Relations Director Loretta Harper 919-821-8652 WRAL-TV5’s “Project Rebuild” Raises Over a Million Dollars for Hurricane Floyd Relief Raleigh, NC — In response to WRAL’s “Project Rebuild” campaign, the local business community and WRAL viewers contributed a total of $1,042,071 in donations to assist the Salvation Army and American […]

Imagine the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in High Definition . . .

Imagine the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in High Definition . . . By Scott Mason November 1999 The little man in the big chair leaned over his desk, shook his head and muttered in Italian. He didn’t have to speak English; his face said it all. How in the world did you guys do […]

Pelicans’ Fan Prefers Minor League Atmosphere

Pelicans’ Fan Prefers Minor League Atmosphere Click article for larger view. This article appeared in The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, October 1999 In his article, Memories of Dad, Yanks are sweet, author Rick Hamilton, an orthopedist who practices in Loris and Myrtle Beach, SC, talks about baseball and how it has influenced his past […]