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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

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