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June 26, 1997 Jean Henderson Retires from CBC after 18 Years

Jean Henderson Retires from CBC after 18 Years Jean Henderson Retires from CBC after 18 Years Friends and Family gathered at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh for a reception honoring Jean Henderson the evening of June 25th. Jean, read more

June 24, 1997 WJZY and WB55 Host Sky Jam 1997

WJZY and WB55 Host Sky Jam 1997 The Eighth Annual Sky Jam was held Saturday, June 21st at the Union County Fairgrounds in Monroe. WJZY and WB55 hosted the event that drew more than 23,000 people to see John Michael read more

June 11, 1997 CBCers Learn to Save Lives

CBCers Learn to Save Lives Saving lives was the theme as 42 Raleigh area CBCers gathered the mornings of June 9-10 to be certified in Cardio-Pulmonary-Resuscitation. David Modlin (Capitol Networks) practices their newly-acquired skills while Greg Hurt and Carol Zimmerman read more

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