Downtown Raleigh residents who have seen strange circling lights in the night sky in recent nights that seem to resemble a squadron of UFO's have no need to fear.  Although round objects floating around in a circle have given some pause as they thought...more
Robert "Bubba" Dickson (left) and Kirk Ross saw a need for a newspaper dedicated to Carrboro. The first edition of The Carrboro Citizen rolled off the press March 21st, and issues of the free broadsheet print newspaper will be distributed on Wednesdays...more
According to the state quarantine, items requiring a permit include sod, soil, hay and straw, nursery plants, logs or pulpwood with soil and soil-moving equipment.  The state is trying to stop the spread of the dreaded fire ant (above) that has a stinging bite....more
Cary Police say a midnight raid of a nondescript warehouse next to a car repair shop in Cary resulted in the citation of more than 40 poker players.  According to police, the operation was "a high stakes game for profit" with games up to five nights a week...more
February 22nd will long be remembered in Raleigh as high winds fanned flames destroying 30 homes (above).  But in another fire on the same day at an apartment, firemen found three bodies and police are now saying that it was a murder - suicide...more
The Morning Times coffee shop and cafe offers free wireless Internet access, coffee, juices, various sweet goodies such as pastries and yogurt but most of all it offers a quiet oasis in the hustle and bustle of the downtown area...more
Last Saturday, Raleigh hosted its 25th annual Run for the Oaks, a 5K road race whose proceeds benefit oak tree planting and maintenance in the Raleigh area.  At the race, Raleigh Parks and Recreation gave away trees for people to plant in their yards...more
In Raleigh overall major crimes including murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft in Raleigh were down slightly in 2006. However, violent crimes increased 8.6 percent, led by increases in robberies and aggravated assault...more
The state has given over $2 million in grants to 11 short line railroads across North Carolina but also has received $1.5 million from the State of Virginia to pursue a 110 mile per hour high-speed rail line from Washington DC to Charlotte...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 Downtowner Magazine  website
::Metro Magazine  website
Despite the chilly weather, over 10,000 people showed up in downtown Raleigh for the parade and O'Raleigh events, plus there were another 3,600 people in the parade alone, making it the biggest St. Pattie's Day celebrations in the state...more
Multimedia & TV
 
In this episode, NCSpin discusses the following:
1. UNC Tomorrow
2. Overbidding for economic development projects
3. Urban areas get richer, rural areas poorer
4. New Landfill proposals
 
From WRAL.com: John and Elizabeth Edwards speak to Katie Couric on 60 Minutes from Sunday March 25th.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council Zoning meeting for March 20th including the South Park Neighborhood plan.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council meeting for March 20th in its entirety including several street closing issues.
 
See the photos of the 3600 people in the downtown Raleigh parade plus the 10,000 people at the O'Raleigh celebration.

Watch or downtload an 18 minute video of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Raleigh.  It's very entertaining!

From UNC-TV, Requires RealPlayer: North Carolinians tell of their experiences in World War II and their sacrifices.

From The ACC: Meet the star on UNC's basketball squad and how he's gotten his skills over the years.
State & Local News:
Published From Tuesday - Friday In The Evenings

 
Andrew Britton, will be signing copies of his new book The Assassin. Britton has lived in Raleigh and the UK.
 
Police have made two arrests in three holdups but are still looking for a knife-wielding suspect in another case.
 
The NC State Fairgrounds will be transformed into medieval Europe complete with jousting on horseback.

Strange circling lights in the Raleigh night sky in recent nights seem to resemble a squadron of UFO's.

The man played the Carolina Cash Five game and won the large prize in the March 26th drawing.
 
Police are investigating a homicide late Sunday night on Driver Street that left a 14 year old girl dead.
 
Durham Police say they're searching for two men who fired at another car three times and then wrecked.

From TJS: Dun and Bradstreet purchased a local firm which sells Internet editorial-based industry insight.

Popular UNC student Jason Ray who played the Ramses mascot for the last three years will be laid to rest Friday.

The biotech CEO has taken companies public in the past such as Sphinx Pharmaceuticals, Trimeris, and Sarco.

The firm moving to Pitt Co. will pay an average of over $600 per week and will eventually hire 165 workers.

The state and Cary will be doing highway work on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

From WRAL.com: An attorney for the Duke students accused of rape died of a heart attack on Sunday.
 
Cary Police say a raid of a warehouse resulted in the citation of more than 40 poker players.
 
His administration repeatedly condemns the proposed field in NC and its planned use of a toxic bird poison.
 
Raleigh Police say a Feb. 22nd fire was arson and the victims found dead were victims of a murder - suicide.
 
Raleigh Police have arrested Miguel Angel Rivera Goytortua in the shooting death of a flea market vendor.
 
From WRAL.com: Two buildings were evacuated on NC State's campus when a small battery exploded.
 
Plus, NCSpin discusses overbidding for economic development projects and new landfill proposals.
 
It took 25 years, but Georgetown got revenge on UNC with a victory in overtime as the Heels ran out of gas.
 
The Tarheels were down by as much as 16 points before clawing their way back to victory over the Trojans.
 
Raleigh hosted its 25th annual Run for the Oaks, a 5K road race whose proceeds benefit oak tree planting.

Carlton Place represents a first step in addressing the need for housing affordability in the city core.
 
Two armed men robbed a couple of their property during a robbery at the Days Inn located on Hillsborough Road.
 
In Raleigh overall major crimes including murder, rape, robbery and theft in Raleigh were down slightly in 2006.

American Idol singing sensation and NC native Chris Daughtry will give a free concert Friday in Greensboro.

The Morning Times coffee shop in downtown Raleigh offers coffee shop staples, but also a quiet work area.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council Zoning meeting for March 20th including South Park Neighborhood plan.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council meeting for March 20th in its entirety including several street closing issues.
 
Two NC Senators and others will discuss Shearon Harris nuclear power plant fire safety violations on Thursday.

The state has given over $2 million in grants to 11 short line railroads across North Carolina

See the photos of the 3600 people in the Raleigh parade plus the 10,000 people downtown.

Watch or downtload an 18 minute video of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Raleigh.

In this episode, NCSpin discusses board members leaving over disclosure laws and more.
 
The city sold a piece of land for the hotel which may be 21 stories high with condos, pool, and restaurant.

From WRAL.com
The downtown Durham landmark tower will be turned into a boutique hotel, says the developers.
 
Wake has consistently been ranked as selling the most lottery tickets, having the highest grossing retailer, etc.

Raleigh Police say that a suspect is in custody after he robbed a store twice at knifepoint, most recently last Friday night.

NC Governor Mike Easley continued his battle against the US Navy yesterday in a letter to hunters.

From WRAL.com
NC State Auditor Les Merritt makes $115,000 a year, but has started a second business.

Polk was a prominent farmer but he was also an important leader in the state's agriculture industry.

Raleigh Police arrest two men on 44 charges who they say broke into laundry machines several times.
  
There would also be a 1% land transfer tax and possible impact fee increases if the referendum comes to a vote.

Officer Salina said he is also thankful for prayers and community support when he was critically injured.
 
A special concert at the Cardinal Club in Raleigh will benefit Aiken's charity, the Bubel Aiken Foundation.

Columnist DG Martin looks at a new Presidential candidate who is reminescent of Ronald Reagan.
 
Plus political talk show NCSPin says transportation numbers are "absurd", hog waste, and moving up primaries to Feb. in NC.

The ACC has audio of the men's basketball coaches as they talk about their strategies for the tournament.

From The ACC
Carolina's powerhouse player has been a key figure in the team's success.

From The ACC
The ACC looks at the big win for NC State's Valvano and team in their improbable win 20 years ago.

The panel discussion with NASA experts on Climate Change in North Carolina will take place on March 14th

The Food Runners Collaborative says that it shipped its one-millionth hot senior meal.
 
Some say that the foul on UNC's Hansbrough was unintentional and others say it was flagrant.

Three firefighters won the award for saving a truckdriver during last year's large chemical fire and explosions.

The officer was chasing a suspect on foot when he was struck by a car and traffic was shut down after the accident.

NC Press Event
The NC Press Association held its annual Winter Institute and Awards Ceremony in Raleigh last week with high attendance.

NC Press Event
The online daily newspaper is the first in North Carolina to join the NC Press Association as an associate member.

NC Press Event
The publisher of the Winston Salem Journal and former NC Press Association president was honored for his 43 years of service.

NC Press Event
Two Triangle photographers at the N&O in Raleigh and at the Smithfield Herald in Smithfield won the Hugh Morton Award.

NC Press Event
Three newspapers go over video, blogs, and other trends in online media at the NC Press Association Winter Institute.
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State & Local News:
Published From Tuesday - Friday In The Evenings

 
Andrew Britton, will be signing copies of his new book The Assassin. Britton has lived in Raleigh and the UK.
 
Police have made two arrests in three holdups but are still looking for a knife-wielding suspect in another case.
 
The NC State Fairgrounds will be transformed into medieval Europe complete with jousting on horseback.

Strange circling lights in the Raleigh night sky in recent nights seem to resemble a squadron of UFO's.

The man played the Carolina Cash Five game and won the large prize in the March 26th drawing.
 
Police are investigating a homicide late Sunday night on Driver Street that left a 14 year old girl dead.
 
Durham Police say they're searching for two men who fired at another car three times and then wrecked.

From TJS: Dun and Bradstreet purchased a local firm which sells Internet editorial-based industry insight.

Popular UNC student Jason Ray who played the Ramses mascot for the last three years will be laid to rest Friday.

The biotech CEO has taken companies public in the past such as Sphinx Pharmaceuticals, Trimeris, and Sarco.

The firm moving to Pitt Co. will pay an average of over $600 per week and will eventually hire 165 workers.

The state and Cary will be doing highway work on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

From WRAL.com: An attorney for the Duke students accused of rape died of a heart attack on Sunday.
 
Cary Police say a raid of a warehouse resulted in the citation of more than 40 poker players.
 
His administration repeatedly condemns the proposed field in NC and its planned use of a toxic bird poison.
 
Raleigh Police say a Feb. 22nd fire was arson and the victims found dead were victims of a murder - suicide.
 
Raleigh Police have arrested Miguel Angel Rivera Goytortua in the shooting death of a flea market vendor.
 
From WRAL.com: Two buildings were evacuated on NC State's campus when a small battery exploded.
 
Plus, NCSpin discusses overbidding for economic development projects and new landfill proposals.
 
It took 25 years, but Georgetown got revenge on UNC with a victory in overtime as the Heels ran out of gas.
 
The Tarheels were down by as much as 16 points before clawing their way back to victory over the Trojans.
 
Raleigh hosted its 25th annual Run for the Oaks, a 5K road race whose proceeds benefit oak tree planting.

Carlton Place represents a first step in addressing the need for housing affordability in the city core.
 
Two armed men robbed a couple of their property during a robbery at the Days Inn located on Hillsborough Road.
 
In Raleigh overall major crimes including murder, rape, robbery and theft in Raleigh were down slightly in 2006.

American Idol singing sensation and NC native Chris Daughtry will give a free concert Friday in Greensboro.

The Morning Times coffee shop in downtown Raleigh offers coffee shop staples, but also a quiet work area.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council Zoning meeting for March 20th including South Park Neighborhood plan.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council meeting for March 20th in its entirety including several street closing issues.
 
Two NC Senators and others will discuss Shearon Harris nuclear power plant fire safety violations on Thursday.

The state has given over $2 million in grants to 11 short line railroads across North Carolina

See the photos of the 3600 people in the Raleigh parade plus the 10,000 people downtown.

Watch or downtload an 18 minute video of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Raleigh.

In this episode, NCSpin discusses board members leaving over disclosure laws and more.
 
The city sold a piece of land for the hotel which may be 21 stories high with condos, pool, and restaurant.

From WRAL.com
The downtown Durham landmark tower will be turned into a boutique hotel, says the developers.
 
Wake has consistently been ranked as selling the most lottery tickets, having the highest grossing retailer, etc.

Raleigh Police say that a suspect is in custody after he robbed a store twice at knifepoint, most recently last Friday night.

NC Governor Mike Easley continued his battle against the US Navy yesterday in a letter to hunters.

From WRAL.com
NC State Auditor Les Merritt makes $115,000 a year, but has started a second business.

Polk was a prominent farmer but he was also an important leader in the state's agriculture industry.

Raleigh Police arrest two men on 44 charges who they say broke into laundry machines several times.
  
There would also be a 1% land transfer tax and possible impact fee increases if the referendum comes to a vote.

Officer Salina said he is also thankful for prayers and community support when he was critically injured.
 
A special concert at the Cardinal Club in Raleigh will benefit Aiken's charity, the Bubel Aiken Foundation.

Columnist DG Martin looks at a new Presidential candidate who is reminescent of Ronald Reagan.
 
Plus political talk show NCSPin says transportation numbers are "absurd", hog waste, and moving up primaries to Feb. in NC.

The ACC has audio of the men's basketball coaches as they talk about their strategies for the tournament.

From The ACC
Carolina's powerhouse player has been a key figure in the team's success.

From The ACC
The ACC looks at the big win for NC State's Valvano and team in their improbable win 20 years ago.

The panel discussion with NASA experts on Climate Change in North Carolina will take place on March 14th

The Food Runners Collaborative says that it shipped its one-millionth hot senior meal.
 
Some say that the foul on UNC's Hansbrough was unintentional and others say it was flagrant.

Three firefighters won the award for saving a truckdriver during last year's large chemical fire and explosions.

The officer was chasing a suspect on foot when he was struck by a car and traffic was shut down after the accident.

NC Press Event
The NC Press Association held its annual Winter Institute and Awards Ceremony in Raleigh last week with high attendance.

NC Press Event
The online daily newspaper is the first in North Carolina to join the NC Press Association as an associate member.

NC Press Event
The publisher of the Winston Salem Journal and former NC Press Association president was honored for his 43 years of service.

NC Press Event
Two Triangle photographers at the N&O in Raleigh and at the Smithfield Herald in Smithfield won the Hugh Morton Award.

NC Press Event
Three newspapers go over video, blogs, and other trends in online media at the NC Press Association Winter Institute.
Multimedia & TV
 
In this episode, NCSpin discusses the following:
1. UNC Tomorrow
2. Overbidding for economic development projects
3. Urban areas get richer, rural areas poorer
4. New Landfill proposals
 
From WRAL.com: John and Elizabeth Edwards speak to Katie Couric on 60 Minutes from Sunday March 25th.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council Zoning meeting for March 20th including the South Park Neighborhood plan.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council meeting for March 20th in its entirety including several street closing issues.
 
See the photos of the 3600 people in the downtown Raleigh parade plus the 10,000 people at the O'Raleigh celebration.

Watch or downtload an 18 minute video of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Raleigh.  It's very entertaining!

From UNC-TV, Requires RealPlayer: North Carolinians tell of their experiences in World War II and their sacrifices.

From The ACC: Meet the star on UNC's basketball squad and how he's gotten his skills over the years.
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Despite the chilly weather, over 10,000 people showed up in downtown Raleigh for the parade and O'Raleigh events, plus there were another 3,600 people in the parade alone, making it the biggest St. Pattie's Day celebrations in the state...more
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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 Downtowner Magazine  website
::Metro Magazine  website
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Cary Police say a midnight raid of a nondescript warehouse next to a car repair shop in Cary resulted in the citation of more than 40 poker players.  According to police, the operation was "a high stakes game for profit" with games up to five nights a week...more
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Downtown Raleigh residents who have seen strange circling lights in the night sky in recent nights that seem to resemble a squadron of UFO's have no need to fear.  Although round objects floating around in a circle have given some pause as they thought...more
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State & Local News:
Published From Tuesday - Friday In The Evenings

 
Andrew Britton, will be signing copies of his new book The Assassin. Britton has lived in Raleigh and the UK.
 
Police have made two arrests in three holdups but are still looking for a knife-wielding suspect in another case.
 
The NC State Fairgrounds will be transformed into medieval Europe complete with jousting on horseback.

Strange circling lights in the Raleigh night sky in recent nights seem to resemble a squadron of UFO's.

The man played the Carolina Cash Five game and won the large prize in the March 26th drawing.
 
Police are investigating a homicide late Sunday night on Driver Street that left a 14 year old girl dead.
 
Durham Police say they're searching for two men who fired at another car three times and then wrecked.

From TJS: Dun and Bradstreet purchased a local firm which sells Internet editorial-based industry insight.

Popular UNC student Jason Ray who played the Ramses mascot for the last three years will be laid to rest Friday.

The biotech CEO has taken companies public in the past such as Sphinx Pharmaceuticals, Trimeris, and Sarco.

The firm moving to Pitt Co. will pay an average of over $600 per week and will eventually hire 165 workers.

The state and Cary will be doing highway work on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

From WRAL.com: An attorney for the Duke students accused of rape died of a heart attack on Sunday.
 
Cary Police say a raid of a warehouse resulted in the citation of more than 40 poker players.
 
His administration repeatedly condemns the proposed field in NC and its planned use of a toxic bird poison.
 
Raleigh Police say a Feb. 22nd fire was arson and the victims found dead were victims of a murder - suicide.
 
Raleigh Police have arrested Miguel Angel Rivera Goytortua in the shooting death of a flea market vendor.
 
From WRAL.com: Two buildings were evacuated on NC State's campus when a small battery exploded.
 
Plus, NCSpin discusses overbidding for economic development projects and new landfill proposals.
 
It took 25 years, but Georgetown got revenge on UNC with a victory in overtime as the Heels ran out of gas.
 
The Tarheels were down by as much as 16 points before clawing their way back to victory over the Trojans.
 
Raleigh hosted its 25th annual Run for the Oaks, a 5K road race whose proceeds benefit oak tree planting.

Carlton Place represents a first step in addressing the need for housing affordability in the city core.
 
Two armed men robbed a couple of their property during a robbery at the Days Inn located on Hillsborough Road.
 
In Raleigh overall major crimes including murder, rape, robbery and theft in Raleigh were down slightly in 2006.

American Idol singing sensation and NC native Chris Daughtry will give a free concert Friday in Greensboro.

The Morning Times coffee shop in downtown Raleigh offers coffee shop staples, but also a quiet work area.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council Zoning meeting for March 20th including South Park Neighborhood plan.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council meeting for March 20th in its entirety including several street closing issues.
 
Two NC Senators and others will discuss Shearon Harris nuclear power plant fire safety violations on Thursday.

The state has given over $2 million in grants to 11 short line railroads across North Carolina

See the photos of the 3600 people in the Raleigh parade plus the 10,000 people downtown.

Watch or downtload an 18 minute video of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Raleigh.

In this episode, NCSpin discusses board members leaving over disclosure laws and more.
 
The city sold a piece of land for the hotel which may be 21 stories high with condos, pool, and restaurant.

From WRAL.com
The downtown Durham landmark tower will be turned into a boutique hotel, says the developers.
 
Wake has consistently been ranked as selling the most lottery tickets, having the highest grossing retailer, etc.

Raleigh Police say that a suspect is in custody after he robbed a store twice at knifepoint, most recently last Friday night.

NC Governor Mike Easley continued his battle against the US Navy yesterday in a letter to hunters.

From WRAL.com
NC State Auditor Les Merritt makes $115,000 a year, but has started a second business.

Polk was a prominent farmer but he was also an important leader in the state's agriculture industry.

Raleigh Police arrest two men on 44 charges who they say broke into laundry machines several times.
  
There would also be a 1% land transfer tax and possible impact fee increases if the referendum comes to a vote.

Officer Salina said he is also thankful for prayers and community support when he was critically injured.
 
A special concert at the Cardinal Club in Raleigh will benefit Aiken's charity, the Bubel Aiken Foundation.

Columnist DG Martin looks at a new Presidential candidate who is reminescent of Ronald Reagan.
 
Plus political talk show NCSPin says transportation numbers are "absurd", hog waste, and moving up primaries to Feb. in NC.

The ACC has audio of the men's basketball coaches as they talk about their strategies for the tournament.

From The ACC
Carolina's powerhouse player has been a key figure in the team's success.

From The ACC
The ACC looks at the big win for NC State's Valvano and team in their improbable win 20 years ago.

The panel discussion with NASA experts on Climate Change in North Carolina will take place on March 14th

The Food Runners Collaborative says that it shipped its one-millionth hot senior meal.
 
Some say that the foul on UNC's Hansbrough was unintentional and others say it was flagrant.

Three firefighters won the award for saving a truckdriver during last year's large chemical fire and explosions.

The officer was chasing a suspect on foot when he was struck by a car and traffic was shut down after the accident.

NC Press Event
The NC Press Association held its annual Winter Institute and Awards Ceremony in Raleigh last week with high attendance.

NC Press Event
The online daily newspaper is the first in North Carolina to join the NC Press Association as an associate member.

NC Press Event
The publisher of the Winston Salem Journal and former NC Press Association president was honored for his 43 years of service.

NC Press Event
Two Triangle photographers at the N&O in Raleigh and at the Smithfield Herald in Smithfield won the Hugh Morton Award.

NC Press Event
Three newspapers go over video, blogs, and other trends in online media at the NC Press Association Winter Institute.
Multimedia & TV
 
In this episode, NCSpin discusses the following:
1. UNC Tomorrow
2. Overbidding for economic development projects
3. Urban areas get richer, rural areas poorer
4. New Landfill proposals
 
From WRAL.com: John and Elizabeth Edwards speak to Katie Couric on 60 Minutes from Sunday March 25th.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council Zoning meeting for March 20th including the South Park Neighborhood plan.
 
Watch the Raleigh City Council meeting for March 20th in its entirety including several street closing issues.
 
See the photos of the 3600 people in the downtown Raleigh parade plus the 10,000 people at the O'Raleigh celebration.

Watch or downtload an 18 minute video of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Raleigh.  It's very entertaining!

From UNC-TV, Requires RealPlayer: North Carolinians tell of their experiences in World War II and their sacrifices.

From The ACC: Meet the star on UNC's basketball squad and how he's gotten his skills over the years.
Despite the chilly weather, over 10,000 people showed up in downtown Raleigh for the parade and O'Raleigh events, plus there were another 3,600 people in the parade alone, making it the biggest St. Pattie's Day celebrations in the state...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 Downtowner Magazine  website
::Metro Magazine  website
The state has given over $2 million in grants to 11 short line railroads across North Carolina but also has received $1.5 million from the State of Virginia to pursue a 110 mile per hour high-speed rail line from Washington DC to Charlotte...more
In Raleigh overall major crimes including murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft in Raleigh were down slightly in 2006. However, violent crimes increased 8.6 percent, led by increases in robberies and aggravated assault...more
Last Saturday, Raleigh hosted its 25th annual Run for the Oaks, a 5K road race whose proceeds benefit oak tree planting and maintenance in the Raleigh area.  At the race, Raleigh Parks and Recreation gave away trees for people to plant in their yards...more
The Morning Times coffee shop and cafe offers free wireless Internet access, coffee, juices, various sweet goodies such as pastries and yogurt but most of all it offers a quiet oasis in the hustle and bustle of the downtown area...more
February 22nd will long be remembered in Raleigh as high winds fanned flames destroying 30 homes (above).  But in another fire on the same day at an apartment, firemen found three bodies and police are now saying that it was a murder - suicide...more
Cary Police say a midnight raid of a nondescript warehouse next to a car repair shop in Cary resulted in the citation of more than 40 poker players.  According to police, the operation was "a high stakes game for profit" with games up to five nights a week...more
According to the state quarantine, items requiring a permit include sod, soil, hay and straw, nursery plants, logs or pulpwood with soil and soil-moving equipment.  The state is trying to stop the spread of the dreaded fire ant (above) that has a stinging bite....more
Robert "Bubba" Dickson (left) and Kirk Ross saw a need for a newspaper dedicated to Carrboro. The first edition of The Carrboro Citizen rolled off the press March 21st, and issues of the free broadsheet print newspaper will be distributed on Wednesdays...more
Downtown Raleigh residents who have seen strange circling lights in the night sky in recent nights that seem to resemble a squadron of UFO's have no need to fear.  Although round objects floating around in a circle have given some pause as they thought...more