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August 22, 1997 WRAL-HD TV CBC CEO APPOINTED TO GORE COMMISSION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 1997 For additional information contact: John Greene (919) 847-4714 WRAL-HD TV CBC CEO APPOINTED TO GORE COMMISSION RALEIGH, NC – Jim Goodmon, President & CEO of Raleigh’s Capitol Broadcasting Company, has been appointed to President read more

August 12, 1997 Diamond View Groundbreaking

Diamond View Groundbreaking Photos of groundbreaking ceremony. Click on photo for larger view. CBCers Laurie Webster (CN), Mark Roberts (WRAL-TV) and Ed Wilson (WRAL-TV). Over 60 people attended the ceremony. The ceremony concluded after the dignitaries broke ground. Ceremonial shovels read more

August 8, 1997 DIAMOND VIEW: MAJOR INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN DURHAM, NC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 08, 1997 For additional information contact: Mike Hill (919) 821-8730 DIAMOND VIEW: MAJOR INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN DURHAM, NC RALEIGH, NC – AUGUST 08, 1997 — Capitol Broadcasting Company and Duke University Medical Center announced today that read more

August 7, 1997 WRAL-HD TV: GRANTED EXTENSION OF EXPERIMENTAL LICENSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 07, 1997 For additional information contact: Tom Beauchamp (919) 821-8564 WRAL-HD TV: GRANTED EXTENSION OF EXPERIMENTAL LICENSE RALEIGH, NC – AUGUST 07, 1997 — WRAL-HD, the nation’s first high definition television (HDTV) station, has been granted read more

August 6, 1997 WDNC AM-620 Radio: CURTIS MEDIA GROUP TO MANAGE WDNC RADIO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 06, 1997 For additional information contact: George Habel, Capitol Networks, (919) 890-6031 WDNC AM-620 Radio: CURTIS MEDIA GROUP TO MANAGE WDNC RADIO RALEIGH, NC – AUGUST 06, 1997 — Curtis Media Group will assume management of read more

July 30, 1997 Don Wilder Lays Down the Baton and Retires

Don Wilder Lays Down the Baton and Retires After more than 1,800 performances of 31 different operas, Don Wilder, the Artistic Director and Conductor of the National Opera Company, has retired. Don’s retirement, July 31st, follows 30 years of service read more

July 26, 1997 Jim Mills Inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame

Jim Mills Inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame A CBC retiree, Jim Mills, known far and wide as “Mr. Baseball” was one of five inductees into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in Raleigh on June 26th. Mr. read more

July 11, 1997 In Memoriam: Tom Hines

In Memoriam: Tom Hines Tom Hines, former General Manager and Account Executive for Interpath, died Thursday evening, July 10th, of a heart attack. Tom joined CBC in January of 1994 and worked until he became disabled in May 1995. CBC read more

Elvis Sighted at 711 Building

Elvis Sighted at 711 Building On Friday, July 11, the NFL formally approved Capitol’s radio rights agreement with the Tennessee Oilers. The first two seasons will be played in Memphis while a new stadium is constructed in Nashville. Visit the read more