Raleigh Police officers are being investigated after a man died in custody Tuesday morning (Jan. 17) after cops used a taser on him during an arrest.  The incident occurred at around 2 am, outside a sweepstakes parlor on Rock Quarry Road near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Police approached a suspicious vehicle, according to Raleigh Police Chief Estella Patterson. "During [the] course of [the] investigation, a decision was made to make an arrest," Patterson said. "[Then,] the subject ran from officers. During that time, officers tried to get the individual in custody. He resisted, and a Taser was deployed."

Multiple North Carolina residents won big during Friday the 13th’s Mega Millions prize drawing.  One lucky Charlotte,NC resident purchased a $2 ticket at a Kwik Mart and matched all 5 white balls, earning him a $1,000,000 Mega Millions prize. After circumventing unlikely odds of 1 in 12.6 million to win the prize, the winner now […]

  We already know the housing market and apartments in RDU are increasing excessively in space, rent, traffic, and so much more, but these new apartments being built on Hillsborough Street just don’t make any sense. A new residential development is making its way on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh with some new apartments that take […]

Join the community in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Here’s a list of several community events in the area.    January 13 – 16     Wreath Laying Ceremony –  MLK memorial gardens Raleigh – 9am Dreamfest, Cary – Town of Cary – films, performances and more  January 14  […]

As students return to campus, they are encouraged to mask up, amid an expected rise in cases of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is celebrating Black History Month by offering town residents the chance to recognize local African Americans who have made a difference enhancing and improving the quality of life in their community, family, church, business, organizations or other groups. From now through Saturday, January 21, 2023, the HRC will […]

What: LGBTQIA+ Discussion Forum Who: City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department’s Human Relations Division When: Tuesday, January 17 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: The Senior Room at the Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham, NC 27703, and virtually via Zoom Event Facts: ·         This free hybrid forum is open to the public. Attendees […]

The Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources department encompasses everything from youth and teen programs to natural resources and cultural outreach. Our department has open, part-time positions that uniquely cater to nearly every interest and field of study. MORE DETAILS HERE Speak to leaders from different divisions to learn more about what positions are available, […]

North Carolina Health Officials will soon release new data that will show if cases of Influenza and COVID-19 spiked over the holidays. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Rb-XFfqcU Every month, Melissa Wade and The Light 103.9 honor a local faith leader for their work on the pulpit and in their community with the Pastor of The Month presentation, sponsored by WellCare! For December 2022, we are blessed to have TWO honorees: Pastor Marcus Scott of The Way Church in Wendell and Bishop Cheryl Grissom of True Destiny […]

Lawmakers in North Carolina are calling on Gov. Roy Cooper to put a ban on the social media platform in place, citing data security concerns.

For those of you who are looking for a night out to jump-start 2023, here are some events around The Triangle to look out for!