While the Bulls are Away, Pokémon Will Play

Pokemon Go at DBAP

The Durham Bulls are not afraid of the latest in technology.  Wool E. Bull embraced Pokémon, as the DBAP opened to fans to play the hot new app Pokémon Go on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.  And to sweeten the fun, gamers made a $5 donation to gain entry the ballpark, which the Bulls in turn […]

MIX101.5/WRAL-TV #BackPackBuddies Mediathon Today, July 13th

BackPack Buddies

The big day is here!  MIX 101.5 and WRAL-TV join forces today, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, to feed hungry school kids with a MediaThon benefiting the BackPack Buddies Program at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.  The annual MIX food drive has turned into a daylong event with sister station WRAL-TV, providing multiple ways listeners and viewers […]

Raleigh & Company “Can’t Stop the Feeling”

Can't Stop the Feeling

On the week of June 20, Raleigh & Company’s Hayes Permar took to the streets of Raleigh, under the guise of the Triangle Traveler, to capture some of its most beloved people and places to the tune of Justin Timberlake’s hit “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” Armed with a camera and the catchy summer anthem, Hayes […]

Bulls to Open Ballpark for Pokémon Go

Pokemon Go at DBAP

Fans Can Collect Pokémon in DBAP with Charitable Contribution Durham Bulls Athletic Park will host fans to play Pokémon Go on Tuesday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In light of the booming popularity of the app, gamers will be granted access to the renowned stadium’s playing surface and stands by purchasing a […]

Get Ready for the WRAL-FM/WRAL-TV Media Thon for BackPack Buddies

BackPack Buddies

This Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the WRAL sister radio and television stations are giving listeners and viewers a chance to help feed hungry kids in the Triangle.  MIX 101.5 is expanding their annual BackPack Buddies Food Drive into a daylong MediaThon.  Come donate food and backpacks as MIX staffers work two locations, give online at […]

It Happened in July


1. Legendary WRAL news anchor Charlie Gaddy’s last broadcast was on July 1, ______. a) 1992 b) 1993 c) 1994 d) 1995 2. WRAL-AM was granted a license on July 28th, 19______. a) 1938 b) 1941 c) 1948 d) 1950 3. SKY 5 flew for the first time on July 31, 19_______. a) 1978 b) […]

Durham Magazine Features Bulls PA Announcer

Tony Riggsbee Durham Magazine article

Tony Riggsbee had been a Triangle radio institution for decades before taking over as the Public Address Announcer for the Durham Bulls in 2007.  Only the second PA announcer in the 22 seasons at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Riggsbee took over the reins when the legendary Bill Law retired. Durham Magazine VP of Content Andrea […]

99.9 The Fan to Host First-Ever Beer Academy to Benefit the Me Fine Foundation

99.9 Beer Academy

‘Beer Academy’ takes place on July 16th at Bull Durham Beer Company inside the Durham Bulls Athletic Park 99.9 The Fan (WCMC-FM) will host our first ever ‘Beer Academy’ on Saturday, July 16th at Bull Durham Beer Company inside the Durham Bulls Athletic Park benefiting the Me Fine Foundation. There will be two sessions, 1:00-2:30 […]