In honor of Black History Month, the Booker T. Theater will host “Risen Voices,” an evening of spoken word and slam poetry at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. Admission is free. The event will include members of the Rocky Mount community sharing the stage and their talent with the audience. It is a family-friendly occasion […]
Downtown Raleigh Alliance offers this grant program to incentivize and attract new retail, restaurant, and service businesses, aid in the expansion of existing retail businesses, direct support to strategic areas, accommodate pop-up uses that may convert to long-term tenants, better support minority and women-owned businesses, and ultimately drive a healthy and strong storefront economy in […]
The award-winning Wake County Smiles at Sunnybrook program is giving parents and kids something to smile about. In an effort to increase access to underserved areas of the county, the no-cost dental cleanings held at the Sunnybrook Public Health Center in Raleigh will expand to become the new Regional Smiles program, where a dental team […]
Karen Clark talks with Tamara Jade and Saint Aubyn, stars of the NC Theater's production of DREAMGIRLS, running now through Feb. 12.
Hillside High School students in Durham will have college on their mind with each step they take….literally. The school unveiled a newly decorated staircase that features the names of 48 colleges and universities. The photo was posted to social media on Monday. The caption read, “This project has been in the works for a while, […]
This February, check out the programs, exhibits, and historic landmarks the city has to offer that honor the contributions and history of African Americans in Raleigh, most of which are free and a few are even available year-round. Black History Month Events and Exhibits Weekday Tours of Pope House Museum Tuesday – Friday in Feb., […]
The Orange County Department on Aging would like anyone concerned about memory loss to take advantage of a FREE confidential Memory Screening. Memory screenings are an important part of a good health and wellness routine for people of all ages. Screenings take just a few minutes, consist of a series of questions, and are conducted […]
A North Carolina State University professor discovered some never before seen footage of Dr. Martin Luther King delivering a speech in Raleigh. Many North Carolinians might be surprised to know that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech to thousands of people in Raleigh, NC during the 1960’s. It is a little known fact, […]
The two actors discuss the upcoming production at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center on February 7-12.
Friday and Saturday are White Flag (WF) Shelter nights. This is when temperatures are expected to be 35 degrees or below. If you, or someone you know, needs a warm place to sleep, there are several winter emergency shelters that will be open. Shelter sites operate from 5p-8a unless otherwise noted. Communications Center – 919.834.2611 option 5. […]
In celebration of Black History Month, the Pope House Museum will provide scheduled weekday tours of 15 or fewer at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday- Friday. Come learn about one of Raleigh’s most prominent Black families and one of North Carolina’s first licensed doctors! Dates: Tuesday-Friday in February Times: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Ages: All Cost: Free; suggested […]
A North Carolina man who threatened to set off a bomb at the US Capitol pleaded guilty on Friday, January 27th. This week, a Glover, North Carolina man who wreaked havoc on Capitol Hill with bomb threats plead guilty to a charge of threatening to use an explosive. Last August, Floyd Ray Roseberry drove his […]