The 3,000 gallon sulfuric acid spill at a chemical plant on Capital Boulevard worried officials when they thought it might rain, so evacuations were ordered.  When the sulfuric acid mixes with water, it causes a chemical reaction and possibly a gas cloud....more
The Town of Cary has opened an impressive new baseball training complex that is up to major league baseball standards.  The new fields will serve as the official home of the USA Baseball team including teams that represent the US in the Olympics...more
When finished, the new Raleigh Convention Center in the downtown area will feature a Marriott Hotel and more than 500,000 square feet of meeting space.  The construction is in its middle stages at this point and the large project is due to be finished in the.....more
The Raleigh Police Department has confirmed that murder victim Jenna Nielsen died of stabbing wounds and also that a knife was found at the scene of the crime.  Nielsen was a pregnant USAToday newspaper carrier who was killed at a Lake Wheeler Rd.....more
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At the block party reopening event, visitors enjoyed some live bluegrass music from Old Habits and free food in the parking lot.  Those visiting also enjoyed the newly opened outdoor seating area of the HighPark Bar and Grill which now allows patrons to.....more
Over 160 motorcycle riders recently gathered for a 100 mile ride to raise money for Hospice of Wake County.  The annual ride from RW Moore in Raleigh has grown in recent years as more riders participate in the ride and tour of a John Deer plant along the way....more
A grand opening will be held this weekend at the old Jillian's nightclub in downtown Raleigh as a new bar opens in one half and a long time Raleigh church will soon be moving into the other half.  The building on Morgan Street used to house the massive....more
The City of Raleigh is planning a big party on Saturday July 21st and if it's anything like last year, there will be around 71,000 people who will join in the fun which will include food, music, sports, exhibits, fireworks, and even an appearance by the 1980's rock star....more
After the shooting death at a game, NC State officials imposed some fairly strict rules in 2006, causing some football fans to balk at the new limitations on their fun.  However, for games coming up in the fall, the university has evidently listened to complaints and have....more
A man who dresses up in a white buttoned-down collar shirt, red power tie, and dark pants is breaking into cars and using stolen credit cards, say police.  Police say the man has been captured in several in-store surveillance cameras as he buys such items....more
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A diner has been at the location since the 1940's, but there seems to be some question as to whether the retro styled Poole's Diner will reopen or not.  Although the restaurant had a strong following, a sign on the door has said "closed for vacation" for months ....more
With the beautiful forests as a backdrop, when the sun sets at Jordan Lake southwest of Raleigh, it forms a beautiful contrast between the green trees and the fiery sun reflected in the water and clouds above.  Jordan Lake is certainly worth a short drive from the....more
Both the past and the future of the Dorothea Dix Mental Hospital is on the collective mind of Raleigh. 
As Mayor Meeker and park advocacy groups push for the 306 acre mental hospital campus to become a park, even an art exhibit about the property....more
As a player, Ernie Driscoll was known for his TD pass against Florida State that confused Burt Reynolds and won the game.  Driscoll was also known for his ten years of service to NCSU as a coach under legendary Earle Edwards and his love of the Wolfpack...more
The new Redbird sculpture by Asheville artist Harry McDaniel was recently installed in Fletcher Park and dedicated this Sunday.  The unique 3D sculpture shows a flying cardinal if viewed from one angle and flowers in bloom when viewed from another....more
Although not everyone received rain, a lot of residents got treated to a fireworks show in the sky courtesy of Mother Nature as lightning flashed in the night sky when storms rolled through.  We caught some of the lightning flashes on film and made a short video...more
What some people call "the fortress" is actually the old Environmental Protection Agency building at the intersection of Alexander Drive and Highway 54 in Research Triangle Park.  Whatever you want to call it, the building is being torn down since it could...more
The founder of Red Hat and current owner of Lulu.com, Bob Young, has purchased the landmark "bulldozer building" on Hillsborough Street near NC State University in Raleigh for $3.5 million.  It's unclear if the building will be torn down or renovated at this...more
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One great past-time during summer in America is taking in a ballgame on a beautiful warm night.  We recently visited the Durham Bulls Athletic Park to enjoy a game against the Louisville, Kentucky Mud Cats, plus watch a video of fireworks...more
Raleigh Police are seeking a donut shop robbery suspect who held a revolver against employees before emptying the cash register at a Dunkin' Donuts on Wilmington Street in Raleigh.  Police say the suspect had a distinctive hat that may be recognized...more
The beautiful mountain town and natural area offers great views that have been drawing visitors to the area since the 1800's.  The town itself offers historic buildings, great dining, music and arts, and more within a walking distance of the main street ...more
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Tom Davis, Attorney At Law :: Durham & Wake Counties

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Conti's Italian Market :: Italian Specialties ! :: 836-8368

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Amra's :: Live Music, Spirits, Stogies :: Glenwood South
Blue Martini :: Daily Specials, Great Music :: Powerhouse
TirNaNog Irish Pub :: Raleigh's Irish Pub Downtown
The Raleigh Times :: 14 E. Hargett St.  Raleigh

BEAUTY SALONS
Primp Salonbar :: Go Ahead! Cheat On Your Stylist!

CHURCHES:
True Love Int'l Church :: A Church That Loves on Purpose

COMPUTERS & SOFTWARE
AMS Software :: Software For Doctors
Bronto :: E-Mail Marketing Software
Crash Graphyx :: We Build Websites That Work!

CONSTRUCTION
Tankless Electric Water Heaters :: Save Money & Space!

DENTIST
Howard Shareff, DDS :: We Cater To Cowards! :: 834-1432

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The Raleigh Downtowner :: Your Guide To Downtown!
TechJournal South :: Southeast Tech And VC News
Carolina Newswire :: Daily Business News

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Gail Perry RE/MAX :: Raleigh's Real Estate Professional
Kevin Moonan :: SunTrust Residential Mortgages
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Nana's Chophouse :: Five Stars Under The Stars
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Underground Restaurant :: Best Small Plate Restaurant!
Raleigh Police are seeking a donut shop robbery suspect who held a revolver against employees before emptying the cash register at a Dunkin' Donuts on Wilmington Street in Raleigh.  Police say the suspect had a distinctive hat that may be recognized...more
Scott Warren has been named the new Wake County Attorney, Vice Chairman Paul Coble of the Wake County Commissioners announced this week.  Warren is a graduate of UNC and Wake Forest's law school and will lead a staff of ten legal professionals...more
Other Raleigh News Sources:
 
Here are some other Raleigh news sources that we recommend, although the Raleigh Chronicle is the only locally owned newspaper in Raleigh.

::WRALTV5, CBS Affiliate  website
::WTVD11, ABC Affiliate  website
::NBC17, NBC Affiliate  website
::News14 Cable Channel  website

::News & Observer Newspaper  website
::The Independent Weekly  website

::TechJournal South  website
::CarolinaNewswire  website

::Raleighing.com  website
::DowntownRaleigh.com  website
::Raleigh Connoisseur  website
::Raleigh Downtowner Magazine  website
::Metro Magazine  website
::RTPLinks  website
State & Local News:
Published From Tuesday - Friday In The Evenings


At a press meeting today, family of murdered pregnant mother Jenna Nielsen announced a  $10,000 reward.
ALSO: Family hopes to change NC homicide law as they cope with the tragic death of the young mother.

A Wilmington man went on a crime spree in Raleigh, kidnapping, raping, and robbing women, police say.

The musical comedy takes a look at Clay Aiken fans and has already been playing to sold out shows in Syracuse.

The 3,000 gallon sulfuric acid spill worried officials when they thought it might rain, so evacuations were ordered.

The new multi-field training complex includes a baseball stadium for the USA Baseball Olympic team.

The Durham Police ICE team says they have intercepted yet another drug courier on Interstate 85.

Raleigh Police have confirmed that Jenna Nielsen died of stabbing wounds and also that a knife was found.

The USAToday newspaper ran a full page advertisement asking for clues in the murder of Jennifer Nielsen.

The special vote on the bond will be on Oct. 9th and could provide funds to buy the Dix property.
 
The City of Raleigh will be hosting a series of free events at the fairgrounds culminating in fireworks at 9pm.

Police say that two men were shot at the Black Tie nightclub in Raleigh and one victim died at the hospital.

When finished in 2008, the facility will have a Marriott Hotel and more than 500,000 square feet of space.

Durham Police say that a man who had been deported from US was arrested in a large ectasy bust on I-85.
 
Unfortunately for Tarheel fans, Governor Easley is sending Cheerwine and barbeque to Oregon.

From The Times Of Trenton:  Police captured a man in NJ wanted for a shooting murder in Raleigh.

From NBC: A US citizen and veteran working for the FBI was held prisoner without an attorney in Iraq for 90 days.

Chronicle Opinion:
OPINION: Columnist D.G. Martin on the possibility of NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg's run for President.

College Sports TV and Time Warner Cable are airing a 30 minute special interview with Coach Yow.

From WRAL.com: Police say a fight broke out in the pit area of a speedway and a driver hit a deputy.

The new downtown Raleigh bar will host its grand opening in Raleigh this weekend.

Several hundred people showed up on Wednesday night for the grand reopening of the HighPark Village.

The City of Raleigh has offered to pay $10.5 million for the Dix property and a legislator has endorsed the deal.

The NC political talk show also takes a look at Nifong, cities providing Internet access, and the bond package.

PHOTOS: Over 160 motorcycle riders and RW Moore Equipment raised money for Hospice on a recent ride.
 
Superior Court Judge and former Durham District Attorney Jim Hardin takes over Mike Nifong's position.

After a kidnapping call, Raleigh Police say they pulled over a van and found four aliens inside.

From Yahoo.com: Parents are asking for some common sense to be used instead of zero tolerance in schools.

The Town of Clayton says the water is safe to drink and new tests reveal no bacteria present in the system.

A black labrador retriever mix with a purple collar and dog bone shaped ID is missing in Morrisville.

From WRAL.com: At red lights with plate sensors that don't recognize motorcycles, bikers could run the light.

Raleigh Police say that a bank robbery suspect wrecked his car after a brief chase and police dogs were used.

The "Justice4Jenna" website has photos and comments about the pregant mother who was killed in Raleigh.

From News14: The first building to break ground will be a 47,500 sq. ft. vet research building at the fair grounds.

A man who dresses up in a white shirt and tie is breaking into cars and using stolen credit cards, say police.

Fans still can't bring kegs and play loud music, but at least they don't have to bring flame-retardant tents.
 
Both the Charlotte and Raleigh markets continue to grow despite a national downtown, said the ABC program.

Chronicle Opinion:
OPINION: Columnist D.G. Martin talks about efforts in the state by NC Institute of Government to protect citizens.

From Yahoo.com: The SC State Treasurer is charged with distribution of cocaine.

From The Post & Courier: Nine firefighters died in the worst single loss of firemen since 9/11.
 
From Yahoo.com:  A Durham County judge said that Nifong should be barred from office now.

From The News & Record:  A NC Legislator drives a new converftible $200,000 Ferrari to commute to Raleigh.
 
On Sunday, a man shot and robbed a 51 year old woman at an ATM near Cary Towne Center.
 
Police are circulating a composite sketch of a man in the case of a newspaper delivery woman's Raleigh murder.
 
From Yahoo.com:  On Saturday, the NC State Bar said that Nifong used "fraud and deceit" as a prosecutor.

A diner has been there since the 1940's but a sign that says "closed for vacation" has been up for months.

The bus from the infamous video series was seen outside of the Office Nightclub on Friday night.

From Yahoo.com:  The coffin that Ruth Graham was to be buried in was built by a prisoner in Louisiana.

Mayor Meeker, several park advocacy groups, and even artists are putting the potential park in the forefront.

Although the murder happened 26 years ago, police say the find is a result of a cold case review and technology.

Ernie Driscoll is known for his TD pass against Florida State that confused Burt Reynolds and won the game.
 
A new Renaissance Hotel has begun construction and Hyatt is converting two hotels in the area.

From Yahoo.com: "Ruth was my life partner, and we were called by God as a team," Billy Graham said.

Police say that a Raleigh man ran into a utility pole after was shot in his car and later died as a result.

Raleigh Police say a customer at the Chili's on Glenwood gave new meaning to the term "drive-thru." 

Connally Edozien scored two goals for the second game in one week for the Railhawks, who face Seattle Friday.

From Yahoo.com: US Marines and their families on base were drinking contaminated water says a study.

From News14: A man was charged with attacking a teenager near Broughton High School.

Where will funding come from and where should it be spent?  NC's political talk show takes a look.

From WRAL.com: After 31 years, a well-known costume shop on Hillsborough St. will be closing in July.

On Sunday, due to a wreck in the median, I-40 was backed up near Southpoint Mall in Durham.

Sunday Opinion:
OPINION: Columnist D.G. Martin has some advice for visitors to the North Carolina House and Senate.
 
Sunday Opinion:
OPINION: Duke Law Prof. Morris says changing POW status of detainees endangers US troops in the long run.

The well-known columnist had worked for the daily newspaper for 31 years and has retired.

The new Redbird sculpture by Asheville artist Harry McDaniel was recently installed in Fletcher Park.

Although Cary condemned one 225 acre farm a couple of years ago, it is protecting a historic farm in Cary.

In a surprise announcement, the Greensboro Daily News & Record let go 41 staffers and reporters.

The founder of Red Hat has bought the "bulldozer building" on Hillsborough St. for $3.5 million.

The building known to many as "the fortress" on Alexander Dr. couldn't be rented and is being torn down.

In a June edition of Entertainment Weekly, Aiken's performance was ranked the third best ever on the show.

From WRAL.com: The Democratic presidential candidate will coming to Chapel Hill June 14th.

A new poll says that Treasury Sec. Moore still trails Lt. Gov. Perdue in the Democratic Governor's primary.

Among likely Republican primary voters, Fred Thompson leads the polls in NC with Giulani falling behind.

From Yahoo.com: A ranking by "Dr. Beach" puts the Outer Banks' island as the top swimming beach in US.

Lanes on both Interstate 40 and on Interstate 540 will be closed this weekend as crews make repairs.

Wake County health officials say a raccoon with rabies was found in the area after it was killed by a dog.

From Yahoo.com: The states are waging a legal battle over use of water from a river, with SC seeking help.

From ABCnews: A NC Congressman is upset with ABC News, even though the info aired was cleared first.

The new parking zones will be open on Friday and Saturday nights downtown.

From WRAL.com: A fisherman was able to save a man from drowning, but a teenager drowned in the incident.
 
A new bridge in RTP hasn't even opened yet and it's already been "tagged" by grafitti artists.
 
At $20, the popular game is not cheap, but offers the best odds of winning $1 million.
 
The Sheriff's Dept. sent out two photos of people in the store a year ago when a clerk was shot and killed.

The Wake Commissioners voted to approve over 244 acres of county property purchases and transfers.

Although Taylor Hicks cancelled due to a "scheduling conflict" the Clay Aiken concert is still on for August.
LINK CORRECTED: We apologize for the error.

The body of a man found in the Sam's Club parking lot on Saunders Street is being treated as a murder case.
 
Durham Police say they found the marijuana in the back of a tractor trailer truck in Durham.

From Yahoo: Former Duke Professor Thomas Naylor has written a Vermont manifesto on seceding from the US.

29 PHOTOS + VIDEO: See pictures from a recent Durham Bulls ball game and a video of the fireworks.
 
The NC Ports Authority has signed a one year options lease with a company that makes biodiesel fuel.

The Raleigh Chamber of Commerce announces the graduates of the year long leadership program.

Raleigh Police are seeking a donut shop robbery suspect who held a revolver against employees at the store.

Visitors to the NC mountains can enjoy great views near Blowing Rock and the beautiful mountain town.

Scott Warren has been named the new Wake County Attorney and is a graduate of UNC and Wake Forest.

A body found in November in Falls Lake has finally been identified as a man from Louisburg, NC.

The Wake Co. Sheriff's Dept. says the Sunday shootings in Knightdale were a result of a murder-suicide.

The popular event suffered last year due to changes in venue and evidently won't be held this year.

From WRAL.com:  Raleigh says the businesses will face fines of hundreds of dollars if they leave them up.
 
The Durham Police say the suspects stole copper wire and stoplights to sell for scrap metal.

The new Belk's mens store at Crabtree Mall will host the Hurricanes' Brindamour and NCSU's Coach O'Brien.

Although in operation only a year, the paper has reached 250,000 readers and around 30,000 in May.

Click here to view articles from May 2007
Click here to view articles from April 2007
Click here to view articles from March 2007
State & Local News:
Published From Tuesday - Friday In The Evenings


At a press meeting today, family of murdered pregnant mother Jenna Nielsen announced a  $10,000 reward.
ALSO: Family hopes to change NC homicide law as they cope with the tragic death of the young mother.

A Wilmington man went on a crime spree in Raleigh, kidnapping, raping, and robbing women, police say.

The musical comedy takes a look at Clay Aiken fans and has already been playing to sold out shows in Syracuse.

The 3,000 gallon sulfuric acid spill worried officials when they thought it might rain, so evacuations were ordered.

The new multi-field training complex includes a baseball stadium for the USA Baseball Olympic team.

The Durham Police ICE team says they have intercepted yet another drug courier on Interstate 85.

Raleigh Police have confirmed that Jenna Nielsen died of stabbing wounds and also that a knife was found.

The USAToday newspaper ran a full page advertisement asking for clues in the murder of Jennifer Nielsen.

The special vote on the bond will be on Oct. 9th and could provide funds to buy the Dix property.
 
The City of Raleigh will be hosting a series of free events at the fairgrounds culminating in fireworks at 9pm.

Police say that two men were shot at the Black Tie nightclub in Raleigh and one victim died at the hospital.

When finished in 2008, the facility will have a Marriott Hotel and more than 500,000 square feet of space.

Durham Police say that a man who had been deported from US was arrested in a large ectasy bust on I-85.
 
Unfortunately for Tarheel fans, Governor Easley is sending Cheerwine and barbeque to Oregon.

From The Times Of Trenton:  Police captured a man in NJ wanted for a shooting murder in Raleigh.

From NBC: A US citizen and veteran working for the FBI was held prisoner without an attorney in Iraq for 90 days.

Chronicle Opinion:
OPINION: Columnist D.G. Martin on the possibility of NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg's run for President.

College Sports TV and Time Warner Cable are airing a 30 minute special interview with Coach Yow.

From WRAL.com: Police say a fight broke out in the pit area of a speedway and a driver hit a deputy.

The new downtown Raleigh bar will host its grand opening in Raleigh this weekend.

Several hundred people showed up on Wednesday night for the grand reopening of the HighPark Village.

The City of Raleigh has offered to pay $10.5 million for the Dix property and a legislator has endorsed the deal.

The NC political talk show also takes a look at Nifong, cities providing Internet access, and the bond package.

PHOTOS: Over 160 motorcycle riders and RW Moore Equipment raised money for Hospice on a recent ride.
 
Superior Court Judge and former Durham District Attorney Jim Hardin takes over Mike Nifong's position.

After a kidnapping call, Raleigh Police say they pulled over a van and found four aliens inside.

From Yahoo.com: Parents are asking for some common sense to be used instead of zero tolerance in schools.

The Town of Clayton says the water is safe to drink and new tests reveal no bacteria present in the system.

A black labrador retriever mix with a purple collar and dog bone shaped ID is missing in Morrisville.

From WRAL.com: At red lights with plate sensors that don't recognize motorcycles, bikers could run the light.

Raleigh Police say that a bank robbery suspect wrecked his car after a brief chase and police dogs were used.

The "Justice4Jenna" website has photos and comments about the pregant mother who was killed in Raleigh.

From News14: The first building to break ground will be a 47,500 sq. ft. vet research building at the fair grounds.

A man who dresses up in a white shirt and tie is breaking into cars and using stolen credit cards, say police.

Fans still can't bring kegs and play loud music, but at least they don't have to bring flame-retardant tents.
 
Both the Charlotte and Raleigh markets continue to grow despite a national downtown, said the ABC program.

Chronicle Opinion:
OPINION: Columnist D.G. Martin talks about efforts in the state by NC Institute of Government to protect citizens.

From Yahoo.com: The SC State Treasurer is charged with distribution of cocaine.

From The Post & Courier: Nine firefighters died in the worst single loss of firemen since 9/11.
 
From Yahoo.com:  A Durham County judge said that Nifong should be barred from office now.

From The News & Record:  A NC Legislator drives a new converftible $200,000 Ferrari to commute to Raleigh.
 
On Sunday, a man shot and robbed a 51 year old woman at an ATM near Cary Towne Center.
 
Police are circulating a composite sketch of a man in the case of a newspaper delivery woman's Raleigh murder.
 
From Yahoo.com:  On Saturday, the NC State Bar said that Nifong used "fraud and deceit" as a prosecutor.

A diner has been there since the 1940's but a sign that says "closed for vacation" has been up for months.

The bus from the infamous video series was seen outside of the Office Nightclub on Friday night.

From Yahoo.com:  The coffin that Ruth Graham was to be buried in was built by a prisoner in Louisiana.

Mayor Meeker, several park advocacy groups, and even artists are putting the potential park in the forefront.

Although the murder happened 26 years ago, police say the find is a result of a cold case review and technology.

Ernie Driscoll is known for his TD pass against Florida State that confused Burt Reynolds and won the game.
 
A new Renaissance Hotel has begun construction and Hyatt is converting two hotels in the area.

From Yahoo.com: "Ruth was my life partner, and we were called by God as a team," Billy Graham said.

Police say that a Raleigh man ran into a utility pole after was shot in his car and later died as a result.

Raleigh Police say a customer at the Chili's on Glenwood gave new meaning to the term "drive-thru." 

Connally Edozien scored two goals for the second game in one week for the Railhawks, who face Seattle Friday.

From Yahoo.com: US Marines and their families on base were drinking contaminated water says a study.

From News14: A man was charged with attacking a teenager near Broughton High School.

Where will funding come from and where should it be spent?  NC's political talk show takes a look.

From WRAL.com: After 31 years, a well-known costume shop on Hillsborough St. will be closing in July.

On Sunday, due to a wreck in the median, I-40 was backed up near Southpoint Mall in Durham.

Sunday Opinion:
OPINION: Columnist D.G. Martin has some advice for visitors to the North Carolina House and Senate.
 
Sunday Opinion:
OPINION: Duke Law Prof. Morris says changing POW status of detainees endangers US troops in the long run.

The well-known columnist had worked for the daily newspaper for 31 years and has retired.

The new Redbird sculpture by Asheville artist Harry McDaniel was recently installed in Fletcher Park.

Although Cary condemned one 225 acre farm a couple of years ago, it is protecting a historic farm in Cary.

In a surprise announcement, the Greensboro Daily News & Record let go 41 staffers and reporters.

The founder of Red Hat has bought the "bulldozer building" on Hillsborough St. for $3.5 million.

The building known to many as "the fortress" on Alexander Dr. couldn't be rented and is being torn down.

In a June edition of Entertainment Weekly, Aiken's performance was ranked the third best ever on the show.

From WRAL.com: The Democratic presidential candidate will coming to Chapel Hill June 14th.

A new poll says that Treasury Sec. Moore still trails Lt. Gov. Perdue in the Democratic Governor's primary.

Among likely Republican primary voters, Fred Thompson leads the polls in NC with Giulani falling behind.

From Yahoo.com: A ranking by "Dr. Beach" puts the Outer Banks' island as the top swimming beach in US.

Lanes on both Interstate 40 and on Interstate 540 will be closed this weekend as crews make repairs.

Wake County health officials say a raccoon with rabies was found in the area after it was killed by a dog.

From Yahoo.com: The states are waging a legal battle over use of water from a river, with SC seeking help.

From ABCnews: A NC Congressman is upset with ABC News, even though the info aired was cleared first.

The new parking zones will be open on Friday and Saturday nights downtown.

From WRAL.com: A fisherman was able to save a man from drowning, but a teenager drowned in the incident.
 
A new bridge in RTP hasn't even opened yet and it's already been "tagged" by grafitti artists.
 
At $20, the popular game is not cheap, but offers the best odds of winning $1 million.
 
The Sheriff's Dept. sent out two photos of people in the store a year ago when a clerk was shot and killed.

The Wake Commissioners voted to approve over 244 acres of county property purchases and transfers.

Although Taylor Hicks cancelled due to a "scheduling conflict" the Clay Aiken concert is still on for August.
LINK CORRECTED: We apologize for the error.

The body of a man found in the Sam's Club parking lot on Saunders Street is being treated as a murder case.
 
Durham Police say they found the marijuana in the back of a tractor trailer truck in Durham.

From Yahoo: Former Duke Professor Thomas Naylor has written a Vermont manifesto on seceding from the US.

29 PHOTOS + VIDEO: See pictures from a recent Durham Bulls ball game and a video of the fireworks.
 
The NC Ports Authority has signed a one year options lease with a company that makes biodiesel fuel.

The Raleigh Chamber of Commerce announces the graduates of the year long leadership program.

Raleigh Police are seeking a donut shop robbery suspect who held a revolver against employees at the store.

Visitors to the NC mountains can enjoy great views near Blowing Rock and the beautiful mountain town.

Scott Warren has been named the new Wake County Attorney and is a graduate of UNC and Wake Forest.

A body found in November in Falls Lake has finally been identified as a man from Louisburg, NC.

The Wake Co. Sheriff's Dept. says the Sunday shootings in Knightdale were a result of a murder-suicide.

The popular event suffered last year due to changes in venue and evidently won't be held this year.

From WRAL.com:  Raleigh says the businesses will face fines of hundreds of dollars if they leave them up.
 
The Durham Police say the suspects stole copper wire and stoplights to sell for scrap metal.

The new Belk's mens store at Crabtree Mall will host the Hurricanes' Brindamour and NCSU's Coach O'Brien.

Although in operation only a year, the paper has reached 250,000 readers and around 30,000 in May.

Click here to view articles from May 2007
Click here to view articles from April 2007
Click here to view articles from March 2007
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Other Raleigh News Sources:
 
Here are some other Raleigh news sources that we recommend, although the Raleigh Chronicle is the only locally owned newspaper in Raleigh.

::WRALTV5, CBS Affiliate  website
::WTVD11, ABC Affiliate  website
::NBC17, NBC Affiliate  website
::News14 Cable Channel  website

::News & Observer Newspaper  website
::The Independent Weekly  website

::TechJournal South  website
::CarolinaNewswire  website

::Raleighing.com  website
::DowntownRaleigh.com  website
::Raleigh Connoisseur  website
::Raleigh Downtowner Magazine  website
::Metro Magazine  website
::RTPLinks  website
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Business Directory

ATTORNEY
Tom Davis, Attorney At Law :: Durham & Wake Counties

BAKERY / DELI
Conti's Italian Market :: Italian Specialties ! :: 836-8368

BARS / CLUBS
Amra's :: Live Music, Spirits, Stogies :: Glenwood South
Blue Martini :: Daily Specials, Great Music :: Powerhouse
TirNaNog Irish Pub :: Raleigh's Irish Pub Downtown
The Raleigh Times :: 14 E. Hargett St.  Raleigh

BEAUTY SALONS
Primp Salonbar :: Go Ahead! Cheat On Your Stylist!

CHURCHES:
True Love Int'l Church :: A Church That Loves on Purpose

COMPUTERS & SOFTWARE
AMS Software :: Software For Doctors
Bronto :: E-Mail Marketing Software
Crash Graphyx :: We Build Websites That Work!

CONSTRUCTION
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The beautiful mountain town and natural area offers great views that have been drawing visitors to the area since the 1800's.  The town itself offers historic buildings, great dining, music and arts, and more within a walking distance of the main street ...more
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Raleigh Police are seeking a donut shop robbery suspect who held a revolver against employees before emptying the cash register at a Dunkin' Donuts on Wilmington Street in Raleigh.  Police say the suspect had a distinctive hat that may be recognized...more
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One great past-time during summer in America is taking in a ballgame on a beautiful warm night.  We recently visited the Durham Bulls Athletic Park to enjoy a game against the Louisville, Kentucky Mud Cats, plus watch a video of fireworks...more
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The founder of Red Hat and current owner of Lulu.com, Bob Young, has purchased the landmark "bulldozer building" on Hillsborough Street near NC State University in Raleigh for $3.5 million.  It's unclear if the building will be torn down or renovated at this...more
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What some people call "the fortress" is actually the old Environmental Protection Agency building at the intersection of Alexander Drive and Highway 54 in Research Triangle Park.  Whatever you want to call it, the building is being torn down since it could...more
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Although not everyone received rain, a lot of residents got treated to a fireworks show in the sky courtesy of Mother Nature as lightning flashed in the night sky when storms rolled through.  We caught some of the lightning flashes on film and made a short video...more
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The new Redbird sculpture by Asheville artist Harry McDaniel was recently installed in Fletcher Park and dedicated this Sunday.  The unique 3D sculpture shows a flying cardinal if viewed from one angle and flowers in bloom when viewed from another....more
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As a player, Ernie Driscoll was known for his TD pass against Florida State that confused Burt Reynolds and won the game.  Driscoll was also known for his ten years of service to NCSU as a coach under legendary Earle Edwards and his love of the Wolfpack...more
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Both the past and the future of the Dorothea Dix Mental Hospital is on the collective mind of Raleigh. 
As Mayor Meeker and park advocacy groups push for the 306 acre mental hospital campus to become a park, even an art exhibit about the property....more
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With the beautiful forests as a backdrop, when the sun sets at Jordan Lake southwest of Raleigh, it forms a beautiful contrast between the green trees and the fiery sun reflected in the water and clouds above.  Jordan Lake is certainly worth a short drive from the....more
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A diner has been at the location since the 1940's, but there seems to be some question as to whether the retro styled Poole's Diner will reopen or not.  Although the restaurant had a strong following, a sign on the door has said "closed for vacation" for months ....more
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A man who dresses up in a white buttoned-down collar shirt, red power tie, and dark pants is breaking into cars and using stolen credit cards, say police.  Police say the man has been captured in several in-store surveillance cameras as he buys such items....more
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After the shooting death at a game, NC State officials imposed some fairly strict rules in 2006, causing some football fans to balk at the new limitations on their fun.  However, for games coming up in the fall, the university has evidently listened to complaints and have....more
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The City of Raleigh is planning a big party on Saturday July 21st and if it's anything like last year, there will be around 71,000 people who will join in the fun which will include food, music, sports, exhibits, fireworks, and even an appearance by the 1980's rock star....more
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A grand opening will be held this weekend at the old Jillian's nightclub in downtown Raleigh as a new bar opens in one half and a long time Raleigh church will soon be moving into the other half.  The building on Morgan Street used to house the massive....more
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Over 160 motorcycle riders recently gathered for a 100 mile ride to raise money for Hospice of Wake County.  The annual ride from RW Moore in Raleigh has grown in recent years as more riders participate in the ride and tour of a John Deer plant along the way....more
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At the block party reopening event, visitors enjoyed some live bluegrass music from Old Habits and free food in the parking lot.  Those visiting also enjoyed the newly opened outdoor seating area of the HighPark Bar and Grill which now allows patrons to.....more
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The Raleigh Police Department has confirmed that murder victim Jenna Nielsen died of stabbing wounds and also that a knife was found at the scene of the crime.  Nielsen was a pregnant USAToday newspaper carrier who was killed at a Lake Wheeler Rd.....more
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When finished, the new Raleigh Convention Center in the downtown area will feature a Marriott Hotel and more than 500,000 square feet of meeting space.  The construction is in its middle stages at this point and the large project is due to be finished in the.....more
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The Town of Cary has opened an impressive new baseball training complex that is up to major league baseball standards.  The new fields will serve as the official home of the USA Baseball team including teams that represent the US in the Olympics...more
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The 3,000 gallon sulfuric acid spill at a chemical plant on Capital Boulevard worried officials when they thought it might rain, so evacuations were ordered.  When the sulfuric acid mixes with water, it causes a chemical reaction and possibly a gas cloud....more
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