October 22, 2015 Vanity License Plate

Can you guess who had this license plate (right) on his car in 1961?  A.J. Fletcher, Founder of WRAL “Channel 5” Herb Marks, AKA “Captain 5” Art Anderson, Assistant Promotion Director/artist at Channel 5 Ray Reeve, Sportscaster   (Scroll down for read more

October 20, 2015 New WRAL Documentary Examines Life in Present-Day Cuba

“Inside Cuba” Premieres Wednesday, October 21 at 7pm on WRAL-TV Cuba, a country just 90 miles away from the United States, has been strongly defined by its politics.  Now, its relationship with the U.S. is slowly changing since the two read more

October 15, 2015 The State Fair and WRAL Through the Years

The North Carolina State Fair has been around since 1853. WRAL joined the fun shortly after the station signed-on the air in the mid 1950s. Viewers have come to count on The Big 5 to cover horse shows, pig races, read more