The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department has partnered with the Wake County Government to offer a Back to School March and Community Resource Fair! The event’s mission is to celebrate our youth and encourage education while connecting the community to resources that promote education, jobs, and empowerment. We will march from Moore […]

Finding innovative, accessible, and urgent solutions to affordable housing is a top priority for the City of Raleigh. The City is committed to creating 5,700 affordable housing units by 2026, and we offer various programs and funding to local organizations that support residents struggling to find an affordable place to live. Want to learn more about local housing […]

The Durham County Board of Elections in conjunction with Durham County Kids Voting is formally announcing the first ever Kids ‘I Voted’ Sticker contest for Durham County. The winning design will be chosen by Durham County students in grades K-12 and will be given to kids attending the polls with their parents. The deadline to […]

We are still celebrating Melissa Wade’s huge win at the Stellar Awards last month! Our “Gospel Announcer of The Year” took some time to chat about her big win with Ken Smith on WRAL FOX50 this morning. Check out the interview above!   P.S. Happy Birthday, Melissa! We love you!

Small businesses that experienced hardship or disruptions due to COVID-19 are still eligible to apply for the Durham Small Business Opportunity Loan Fund, a business recovery program presented by the City of Durham and Durham County and administered by Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF). Known previously in 2020 as the Small Business Recovery Fund, […]

An appeals court in NC has ruled that thousands of felons that are not incarcerated can now register to vote.

With hot temperatures, beach vacations and mountain escapes to enjoy, the winter holiday season may be the last thing many of us are thinking of. However, it’s never too early to get in the holiday spirit. Wake County’s annual Holiday Cheer program is jumpstarting the community’s season of giving by holding a summer donation drive. From now […]

With the heat index expected to again top 100 degrees this week, Wake County is opening temporary cooling stations for those who need a place to cool down amid the soaring temperatures. The cooling stations will open tomorrow, July 20, and offer residents a safe reprieve through Sunday evening. “We continue to monitor the dangers […]

Want to serve your community and gain leadership and technical skills? If so, apply to become a Raleigh Digital Connector! Digital Connectors is a nationally renowned program, provided by the City of Raleigh, that provides technology and leadership training for youth, ages 14-18. MORE DETAILS During a nine-month volunteer and internship commitment, 15 young leaders will […]

Today (July 13) is National French Fries Day! Here are some of our favorite local restaurants with delicious fries!

The Durham County Health Department confirmed the case Tuesday (July 12), according to WRAL. The person is currently isolated, and close contacts have been notified. This comes one week after the first case in Wake County was confirmed on July 6. To date, there are almost 900 confirmed cases nationwide, although officials believe many more are unreported.