WRAL-TV Voted Best Station In Fayetteville

WRAL-TV Voted Best Station In Fayetteville The readers of Fayetteville’s Up and Coming magazine have voted WRAL-TV as the Best Area TV Station. The Best of Fayetteville voters recognized WRAL for “a renewed commitment to Cumberland County and Fayetteville.” WRAL brought home this honor last year as well. Hailed as the Cape Fear Region’s Leading […]

Project Tanzania 1985-2000, Shinyanga Region: The Environment

Project Tanzania 1985 – 2000 Shinyanga Region: The Environment     Tanzania, Africa Terrain Climate Agriculture Natural Resources The People Return to Story Terrain of Shinyanga- The region is located in a drought prone area Northwest of Tanzania, about 1,500 meters above sea level. The region has a total of 50,264 square kilometers. The forest […]

Jim Goodmon Receives Citizen Of The Year Award

Jim Goodmon Receives Citizen Of The Year Award Left to Right: David Gill (member and WRAL-TV Production Manager), Reggie Wright (Past President), Jim Goodmon (2000 recipient and Capitol Broadcasting Co. CEO), Pat Gilliard (Vice President), and Pete Peebles (member and FOX 50 Promotion Editor). CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon received the Citizen of the […]

Bulls and Pelicans Featured In Baseball Travel Guide

Bulls & Pelicans Featured In Baseball Travel Guide Fodor’s Baseball Vacations Word is spreading far and wide about the minor league baseball teams with which Capitol Broadcasting is associated. Both the Durham Bulls and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans are highlighted in the 2nd edition of Fodor’s travel guide entitled Baseball Vacations. Published in March 2000, […]

NCNN Wins RTNDA Awards

NCNN Wins RTNDA Awards Congratulations to the staff at the North Carolina News Network for their awards from the Radio and Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas! Best Special report: Catfish Hunter- Rick Dayton, Steve Shumake Best Documentary: Flooded Farmers- Bruce Ferrell and Dan Wilkinson (on special assignment to the Network) Best Sports: US […]

Capitol AgriBusiness/WRAL-TV Farm Reporter Wins “Best of NAMA”

Capitol AgriBusiness/WRAL-TV Farm Reporter Wilkinson Wins “Best of NAMA” Dan Wilkinson won a NAMA award for excellence in agrimarketing. Dan Wilkinson of Capitol AgriBusiness/WRAL-TV was awarded the “Best of NAMA” award in the category ‘Radio/Audio News’, for both the Carolinas/Virginia Chapter and for Region 5 at the awards ceremony held in Richmond, Virginia. The “Best […]

CBC Covers Election Night

CBC Covers Election Night In the midst of a historically close Presidential race, the vote for the first new N.C. Agriculture Commissioner in 36 years, and the seesawing now-it’s-for-Gore-now-it’s-for-Bush Florida electoral vote, Capitol Broadcasting subsidiaries provided their usual high standard of coverage. WRAL-FM had minute updates twice an hour at :05 and :30 starting at […]

Briggs Building Renovation Featured In Our State

Briggs Building Renovation Featured In Our State Our State magazine featured the Briggs Hardware Building, home of the A.J. Fletcher Foundation, in an article about North Carolina architecture in its November issue. After purchasing the building in 1997, the Fletcher Foundation spearheaded the renovation effort during 1997-98 and moved into its offices on the 4th […]

Fletcher Foundation Buys Building

Fletcher Foundation Buys Building 1911 Photo Former department store, second historic downtown structure purchased by foundation, will be center for nonprofits or arts groups. The A.J. Fletcher Foundation is buying the former Boylan Pearce department store building on Fayetteville Street Mall in downtown Raleigh, NC and plans to turn it into a facility for nonprofits. […]