Meals on Wheels and Rocky Mount Mills Host 3rd Annual Beans and Brews

Rocky Mount Mills' 3rd Annual Beans & Brews

Hundreds of people in the community came out and enjoyed the 3rd Annual Beans and Brews held at the Rocky Mount Mills Campus on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  It was a great evening of chili tasting, craft beer pairing, live music and an opportunity to support a great cause by helping Meals on Wheels raise […]

Durham to Light Lucky Strike Tower

Lucky Stirke Tower

In downtown Durham, the American Tobacco Historic District will ring in the holiday season with the 12th annual lighting of the Lucky Strike Tower on Dec. 2, 2016. The festivities included musical entertainment and area school choirs will performed a variety of Christmas songs before Santa and Wool E. Bull take to the stage to […]

WRAL Tower to Set Raleigh Aglow for 58th Year

WRAL-TV Tower Lighting

WRAL will light the 300-foot transmission tower outside the WRAL-TV Studios, at 2619 Western Blvd. in Raleigh, on Dec. 1 in an annual holiday tradition that dates back more than half a century. The lighting transforms the station’s tower into a 300-foot Christmas tree wrapped in more than 2,800 multi-colored lights. Three 5-foot stars adorn […]

Listen and Vote in the 2016 MIX 101.5 Christmas Choir Competition

MIX 101.5 Christmas Choir Competition

The 2016 MIX 101.5 Christmas Choir Competition entries are in and the first semifinalists will debut on the radio today.  Over the next several weeks listeners will be able to vote among semifinalists and finalists to determine the winners in two different divisions.  Then the winning schools will perform at a special concert at Crabtree […]

Microspace Undertakes Satellite Dish Painting at CBC Auburn Site

Video Services satellite

Microspace recently began maintenance of their satellite uplink location in Auburn. This project included pressure washing & painting the satellite antennas and the buildings on the premises. Beginning in August and concluding in November, this project required a crew of 5 people, using ladders, scaffolding and all manner of safety equipment to pressure wash, then […]

Goodmon Honored with Award Named for Former WRAL Anchor

Jim Goodmon & Charlie Gaddy

A former WRAL-TV legend wanted an award in his name to honor a man who has helped him support an organization he holds dear.  Charlie Gaddy served as an esteemed anchor at the WRAL-TV newsdesk for several decades and during that time developed a relationship with United Cerebral Palsy NC.  In the 2000’s UCP merged […]

Sunny Skies Brighten 2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

Mother Nature pulled out her sunniest skies for the 2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 17, 2016.  For the 43rd consecutive year, WRAL-TV broadcast the parade live to viewers around the Triangle.  WRAL-TV Director of Local Programming Phyllis Parish Howard once again head up the station’s team alongside WRAL-TV Producer Randy Mews.  Numerous […]

MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM Flips the Switch to All Christmas Music

On Friday morning, November 18, 2016, Capitol Broadcasting Company’s MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM became the Triangle’s Christmas Music Station! Scrooge invaded the morning show to try to stop the launch of Christmas music. Triangle listeners did not let it happen! After calls poured in and won his heart, Scrooge joined the MIX 101.5 morning team to […]

WRAL-TV Honored with MidSouth Emmy Noms

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced their annual Emmy nominees on Thursday, November 17, 2016, and WRAL-TV is proud to have made the list multiple times.  The station received a total of 17 nominations, including the overall nomination for News Excellence and a nod for Technical Achievement. The […]