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January 1, 1999 John Hutchinson Testifies before Congress on Satellite Legislation

John Hutchinson Testifies before Congress on Satellite Legislation John Hutchinson (Hutch), Executive Vice President and COO of Local TV on Satellite (LTVS), testified as a witness in Washington before two different Congressional committees considering the satellite legislation bill last week read more

The DBAP Still Gets Rave Reviews

The DBAP Still Gets Rave Reviews The Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP), one of the nation’s premiere minor league baseball parks, has always ranked high with the fans, the players, the managers, and visiting teams. Now, it also ranks high read more

December 31, 1998 Fred Barber Retires from CBC

Fred Barber Retires from CBC Fred Barber, Senior Vice President for Capitol Broadcasting Company, retired at the end of December, 1998. He has been in the broadcasting industry for 39 years and was with CBC since 1976. The retirement cake read more

December 2, 1998 Holiday Tradition Continues

Holiday Tradition Continues WRAL continued its holiday tradition with the lighting of the WRAL-TV5 broadcast tower on Western Boulevard in Raleigh, NC. Just before 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 1, the 300-plus foot tower came alive with color as thousands read more

Groundbreaking at Western Boulevard

Groundbreaking at Western Boulevard On Friday, November 13, 1998, WRAL-TV officially kicked-off a two-year renovation project with the Groundbreaking Ceremony. Included in the renovation plans are a new news studio, a redesigned corporate office building, a redesign of the existing read more

November 13, 1998 Barbara Goodmon Receives YWCA Human Services Award

Barbara Goodmon Receives YWCA Human Services Award Barbara Lyons Goodmon has spent nearly 30 years working on behalf of needy Triangle residents. On Thursday, November 12, 1998 she was recognized for these efforts during The 16th Annual YWCA Academy of read more

November 1, 1998 Annual Azalea Celebration Adds Beauty to the Community

Annual Azalea Celebration Adds Beauty to the Community Each October, Capitol Broadcasting Company’s Annual Azalea Celebration gives away over 10,000 azalea plants to nonprofit groups. The hope is that come spring, both the plants and people’s environmental awareness will begin read more