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June 1, 1997 Capitolnets Basketball Team Off to a Good Start

Capitolnets Basketball Team Off to a Good Start Capitol Broadcasting is sponsoring two AAU youth basketball teams this season. One of the teams, the Capitolnets, is coached by Capitol Networks sportscaster Eddie Thomas. Season play began in March and his read more

May 17, 1997 Raleigh’s WRAL to Build Digital TV Tower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 1997 For additional information contact: John Greene (919) 847-4714 Raleigh’s WRAL to Build Digital TV Tower RALEIGH — WRAL-TV has announced that it will build what is expected to be the nation’s first commercial TV read more

May 5, 1997 WRAL Unveils New Weather Technology

WRAL Unveils New Weather Technology On Monday, May 5th, WRAL-TV unveiled it’s new Doppler 5000. WRAL’s Doppler 5000 premiered as the first live Doppler television radar in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville market, allowing WRAL Weather Center meteorologists to provide live weather data read more

May 2, 1997 CBC Wins GRECA Award

CBC Wins GRECA Award The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce awarded its prestigious Greater Raleigh Entrepreneurial Company Award (GRECA) to Capitol Broadcasting Company on Thursday, May 1, 1997. This award honors outstanding entrepreneurs and their companies for staying power, business read more

April 21, 1997 CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY WINS 1997 MEDIA AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 1997 For additional information contact: David Tait (904) 906-9224 CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY WINS 1997 MEDIA AWARD TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA — The National Hurricane Conference announced today that it will give its 1997 Media Award to the read more

April 18, 1997 WDNC Raises $7500 for Charity

WDNC Raises $7500 for Charity WDNC “The News Station” raised $7500 for Durham area charities at the Bob Harris Celebrity Golf Tournament at Durham’s Washington-Duke Golf Course on April 17th. Bob is the play-by-play voice of the Duke Blue Devils. read more

April 5, 1997 Martin Luther King, Jr. Water Monument Dedication

Martin Luther King, Jr. Water Monument Dedication CBCers were part of the unveiling ceremony for the new Water Monument in the Martin Luther King Memorial Gardens in Southeast Raleigh. The company was a major contributor to the sculpture project. Corporate read more

April 4, 1997 WRAL-HDTV ANNOUNCES PRESENCE ON WORLD WIDE WEB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 04 , 1997 For additional information contact: John Greene (919) 847-4714 WRAL-HDTV ANNOUNCES PRESENCE ON WORLD WIDE WEB RALEIGH, NC, APRIL 4, 1997 — WRAL-HD, the first commercial television station to broadcast the HDTV signal, is read more

January 13, 1997 Carolina Panthers vs. the Green Bay Packers

Carolina Panthers vs. the Green Bay Packers Sunday, January 12, 1997 – – – A plane with two lucky CBCers leaves Charlotte-Douglas Airport at 8:00 a.m. to go to the NFC Championship game with the Green Bay Packers. Earlier that read more