September 6, 2007 Durham Mayor Bill Bell officially dubs the Durham Bulls Athletic Park as Goodmon Field for CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon. The Durham City Council voted unanimously on the naming in April, and the surprise presentation took place after the Bulls 2nd playoff game.

Durham Mayor Bill Bell officially dubs the Durham Bulls Athletic Park as Goodmon Field for CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon. The Durham City Council voted unanimously on the naming in April, and the surprise presentation took place after the read more

June 28, 2007 The Carolina Hurricanes announce CBC will become the flagship radio station for the Canes, broadcasting all pre-season, regular-season and post-season games on WCMC-FM 99.9 Genuine County. WCMC will also produce and air other Canes-related programming, and WRAL.com will enhance its Carolina Hurricanes section online. The three-year agreement begins with the season starting September 2007.

The Carolina Hurricanes announce CBC will become the flagship radio station for the Canes, broadcasting all pre-season, regular-season and post-season games on WCMC-FM 99.9 Genuine County. WCMC will also produce and air other Canes-related programming, and WRAL.com will enhance its read more

April 1, 2007 CBC Vice President of Special Projects John Greene is inducted into the N.C. Journalism Hall of Fame. Greene became WRAL-TV Station Operations Manager in 1976, and later worked his way up to Vice President & General Manager before becoming a Senior Vice President.

CBC Vice President of Special Projects John Greene is inducted into the N.C. Journalism Hall of Fame. Greene became WRAL-TV Station Operations Manager in 1976, and later worked his way up to Vice President & General Manager before becoming a read more

March 25, 2007 CBC purchases the Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC. The property includes 300,000 square feet of mill & factory space, some 30 mill houses, vacant lots and open land totaling 50-60 acres. The Rocky Mount Mill closed in 1986, the second oldest cotton mill in North Carolina.

CBC purchases the Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC. The property includes 300,000 square feet of mill & factory space, some 30 mill houses, vacant lots and open land totaling 50-60 acres. The Rocky Mount Mill closed in 1986, read more

February 15, 2007 MIX 101.5 and WCMC-FM crest the $1 million mark with the 2007 Radiothon for the Kids at Duke Children’s Hospital. The $1,004,591.99 total marked the first time MIX hit the $1 million mark in the 13 year history of the event, putting them into an exclusive nationwide club. There are only 16 stations nationwide in the $1 million category, and MIX 101.5 is by far in the smallest market of the group.

MIX 101.5 and WCMC-FM crest the $1 million mark with the 2007 Radiothon for the Kids at Duke Children’s Hospital. The $1,004,591.99 total marked the first time MIX hit the $1 million mark in the 13 year history of the read more

January 17, 2007 WRAL-TV wins the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism for two of its Focal Point documentaries: “Standards of Living” and “Paper Thing Promise.” The award is recognized in the industry as broadcasting’s Pulitzer Prize. Only 14 of the awards were given and went to WRAL alongside PBS, NBC News, HBO and NPR among others.

WRAL-TV wins the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism for two of its Focal Point documentaries: “Standards of Living” and “Paper Thing Promise.” The award is recognized in the industry as broadcasting’s Pulitzer Prize. Only 14 of read more

November 1, 2006 WCMC-FM The New 99.9 Genuine Country dedicated a brand new 500 foot tower on Wednesday, Nov 1, 2006. Located in Youngsville, NC, the structure was designed by Electronics Research of Chandler, IN. WCMC had been leasing space on an existing tower in Franklinton before the switch.

WCMC-FM The New 99.9 Genuine Country dedicated a brand new 500 foot tower on Wednesday, Nov 1, 2006. Located in Youngsville, NC, the structure was designed by Electronics Research of Chandler, IN. WCMC had been leasing space on an existing read more