While some used car dealers say they have the best deals around, only one used car lot can offer automobiles that have been on the front lines of law enforcement across the state -- the NC Highway Patrol car lot on Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh...more
One of our really bad ideas for a TV commercial actually got filmed with the internationally famous GadgetMonkey starring as the celebrity endorser of our website.  He pokes a little fun at the News & Observer and the Raleigh Chronicle as well...more
It's hard to find any single person who has had more of an impact on the revitalization of downtown Raleigh in recent years than Greg Hatem, the founder of Empire Properties.  In addition to restoring historic properties, Hatem has started several restaurants and has ...more
With warmer temperatures returning to Raleigh, the nightlife in downtown and on Glenwood Avenue has picked up as people enjoy oudoor seating at restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and more.  We posted 35 pictures of fun out on the town in Raleigh...more
Hundreds of tech and biotech execs showed up. The popular event has been held in RTP and Raleigh previously but many people were happy to see the private event return to the original "deck" where the TechJournal started the event in 2001...more
Last Saturday, the Raleigh Fire Department welcomed retired fire fighters as they remembered the past and everyone enjoyed taking a look at the fire trucks from past generations.  At the same time, the department also got to display their new firefighting tools...more
One of the only independent groceries located in downtown Raleigh is now under new ownership and is supposed to reopen in June.  The new owners hope to offer services similar to those found in an early 1900's downtown grocery chain such as call-in orders...more
The formal event enjoyed a beautiful night as arriving guests were welcomed to the museum which brought in large arrangements of flowers and other decorations for the evening.  In this photo feature, see 15 photos from the downtown Raleigh celebration....more
Crowds of thousands of visitors lined the streets near Moore Square, the City Market, and other areas downtown as they perused art displays, listened to local musicians on the sound stages, and tasted a wide variety of foods along the way....more
The new hybrid diesel electric buses get almost twice the mileage of regular diesels, according to one report, around 12 mpg compared to around 6 mpg for a normal bus.  As an added bonus, the buses also have reduced particulate emissions by 90 percent....more
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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!

COMPUTERS
Bronto :: E-Mail Marketing Software
Crash Graphyx :: We Build Websites That Work!

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

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Opera Company Of NC :: 10 Years Of World Class Opera

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Morgan Imports :: Unique Gifts & Furnishings!

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TechJournal South :: Southeast Tech And VC News
Carolina Newswire :: Daily Business News

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Cynthia Gregg, MD, FACS :: Facial Plastic Surgery

OUTDOORS
Great Outdoor Provision Co :: Clothing & Equipage

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Nana's Chophouse :: Five Stars Under The Stars
Morning Times Cafe :: Coffees, Pastries, & More!
The Duck & Dumpling :: Chinese & Vietnamese Cooking
Underground Restaurant :: Best Small Plate Restaurant!
Progress Energy, which is headquartered in Raleigh, tore down some of the last remaining structures on the block of property it owns across the street from its current offices.  The block, which is bordered by Blount Street and Wilmington Street, will be the...more
A team of local divers led by the Down Under Surf & Scuba Shop in Raleigh will soon be attempting to locate a mysterious wreck off the NC coast, known only as the "Grainger."  The organizers of the dive believe the ship was sunk during World War II...more
Actress Emily Procter of the class of 1986 was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award at an assembly at the Ravenscroft private school in Raleigh.
Since 2002, Emily has co-starred on "CSI: Miami" in the role of Detective Calleigh Duquesne....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
::RTPLinks  website
Multimedia & TV
 
GadgetMonkey stars in our fake Raleigh Chronicle commercial filmed in a bathroom.  It's horrible.
 
Greg Hatem of Empire Properties gives us a walking tour on Hargett St, the focus of his development efforts.
 
From News14: The Interstate 40 section in Raleigh was closed when a man was shot after a police chase.
 
Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. More Debt, No Say
2. Higher Education
3. Paying for growth

Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. The House Budget
2. School Daze
3. Transportation system is "broke and broken"
4. Legislature moving molasses slow
 
Storm chasers were able to capture one of the mammoth tornados along the recent midwest stormfront on film.
 
Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. Judge Dever sentences Decker
2. A Tiff over TIF's
3. The "Easy A"
4. Opposition to the Navy OLF grows

The massive new cranes that can lift up to 75 tons apiece have been dedicated and are now working.

During an immigration protest rally, Los Angeles Police Officers can be seen attacking TV camera crews.

Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. Mental Health system is unstable
2. Taking investments away from Treasurer Richard Moore
3. Governor pushing debt-free college
4. Bottle deposit bill being discussed

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


website update in progress

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.
 
The New Hope Valley Railway will be running this coming Sunday in Bonsal, just south of Apex, NC.

OPINION By D.G. Martin: Fred Thompson and Ronald Reagan share many qualities with central appeal.
 
From WRAL.com: NC Court Of Appeals Judge Eric Levinson will be the senior Justice Dept. official in Iraq.

From Medill News Service: Mercury levels from coal burning power plants may have built up in fish.

From Yahoo.com: According to the AP, the Blackwater firm engaged in two gun battles in Baghdad.
 
The downtown developer and restauranteur has been preserving history but is making big plans for the future.

Greg Hatem of Empire Properties gives us a walking tour on Hargett St, the focus of his development efforts.

The News & Observer created a flash animation cartoon that features Aiken and other American Idol singers.

The popular technology networking event returned to its roots in Durham for the TechJournal Deckparty.

With warmer temperatures, crowds are returning to enjoy the bars, restaurants, and clubs on Glenwood Avenue.

Two Raleigh high schools have made the Newsweek list of the top 100 public high schools in the nation.

From Yahoo: The housing market in the US is showing that at least in some areas, it continues to weaken.

In addition to new hotels that have already opened near Southpoint Mall, a new hotel is being built near RDU.

From WRAL: The judge said that any religious text may be used to swear in a person in court, not just the bible.

The new terminal will feature a sweeping modern design, a 60 foot atrium, and speedier check-in.

Governor Easley has asked for all unnecessary water use to be restricted in 12 western NC counties.

GadgetMonkey stars in our fake Raleigh Chronicle commercial filmed in a bathroom.  It's horrible.

All of the revenue from new increases in taxes will go towards the growing school needs in Wake County.

A group of NC volunteers are helping to build homes in the Gulfport, Mississippi area to rebuild Katrina damage.

A new Vietnam Memorial Center is planned for the Washington DC mall area near the Vietnam Wall.

The Downtown Raleigh Criterium will feature over 100 racers making 80 laps around downtown Raleigh.

Durham Police have made the second black tar heroin arrest in two weeks, charging three people.

The Carolina RailHawks lose the first of three road games on the west coast to the Seattle Sounders.

The Raleigh Fire Department promotes nineteen fire fighters to Lieutenant or Captain at a ceremony.

Thieves in Durham are apparently stealing anything that's not nailed down that can be sold as scrap metal.
 
Raleigh Fire Dept. welcomed retired firefighters as they showed off antique trucks and high tech equipment.

A local high school sent a note home to students on Tuesday saying that it was not a "credible threat."
 
See 15 photos from the VIP gala at the Raleigh City Museum that kicked off the downtown home tour.
 
One of the only independent groceries located in downtown Raleigh is now under new ownership.
 
Senator Elizabeth Dole says she opposes the bill unless it is radically altered from its current form.

From WRAL.com: I-40 was closed for a while after police chased a robbery suspect and then shot him in his car.
 
NC Governor Mike Easley drove a race car on Saturday, but didn't wreck unlike the last two times he tried.

The Durham Police say that five men and four women were arrested in a prostitution sting operation Friday.

The big art festival drew thousands of people to see art, listen to music, and enjoy downtown Raleigh.
 
Raleigh Police say a men claiming to work with the cable company tried to enter a house in Raleigh.
 
After buying her ticket at Kroger, a Raleigh woman recently won $196,043 playing Carolina Cash Five.
 
The SBI has been asked by the Johnston County DA about why a reporter was arrested for filming a wreck.

From WRAL.com: 145 members of the 535th Military Police Battalion are being deployed to Iraq.

From The NY Times: Wachovia Bank looked the other way despite warnings from First Citizen's Bank.

Workers will have to provide their work history for the past five years to the US even if they are American citizens.
 
The public is invited to the big event as the beautiful and expansive park celebrates its successful first year.

In addition to water increases, the city has also proposed a nine percent increases in the city's sewer rates.
 
The first ever hybrid diesel and electric school bus in North Carolina will be delivered in Raleigh Thursday.

In separate incidents, five pounds of heroin, 58 pounds of marijuana and 20 pounds of cocaine were seized.

Police say that a 17 year old teenager who did not know the victim shot into the car and also shot his own leg.

From Yahoo.com:  A cat survived a 35 day trip to Henderson, NC from China in a wooden crate.
 
From USAToday: Compared to five years ago, people now pay $1,000 more of their annual income on gas.
 
The event in downtown Raleigh is free and open to all veterans to set up interviews with potential hiring firms.
 
The Durham Police said that unlike most cases, the DA's office controlled the Duke lacrosse investigation.
 
After stealing $20,000 worth of phones in Cary, apparently the same bandits strike again in Raleigh.

NC Lottery officials hope a new raffle being launched on Friday with four $1 million payouts will be a big hit.

A Raleigh correctional officer was given an award for his heroism in a courtroom when a prisoner grabbed a gun.
 
A student says that the Wake County Library's decision to ban the website MySpace.com was too harsh.
 
The two American Idol standouts will be singing at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary this summer.

Durham Police say that a badly decomposed body was found Thursday in an abandoned shed.

The 32 county tour is designed to connect the public university with North Carolina citizens and businesses.

The RailHawks soccer team were finally able to earn a victory in this match touted as the Battle of the Leagues.
 
A team of local divers in Raleigh will soon be attempting to locate a mysterious wreck off the NC Coast.

Progress Energy tore down some of the last remaining structures it owns across the street from its current offices.
 
A total of five suspects have been arrested in Raleigh and Baltimore, Maryland say Raleigh police.
 
The county says that the Southgate Branch has more than doubled in space, from 2,500 sq. ft. to 5,400 sq. ft.

Police used a decoy female police officer to make the arrest and police say the suspect attacked women before.

After a visit to Afghanistan, the famous Raleigh resident raised $181,783 from his fans for children.

The Raleigh native and famous CSI: Miami star returned to her high school to receive a special alumni award.

A woman and her daughter were shot and another woman was stabbed to death in Rleigh, say police.
 
A TV show host climbs a Wake County 1200 ft. radio tower on the "Hazard Pay" program that aired recently.

The massive new cranes that can lift up to 75 tons apiece have been dedicated and are now working.

During an immigration protest rally, Los Angeles Police Officers can be seen attacking TV camera crews.

From Yahoo.com: A man was accused of getting drunk and too amorous with his girlfriend on an RDU flight.

City of Raleigh Fire Inspector Jack Wall had served the city for 30 years before retiring.

The private school in Raleigh hosted over 600 Special Olympics athletes and will host the state games in June.
 
The report gives details on the botched case and is disturbingly different than what Nifong said last year.
 
Raleigh Police say they are searching for a man seen at the scene of a fatal shooting on Friday.

Police in Durham say that a teenager rolled over a car several times and a 16 year old was shot by a third car.

Raleigh Police say that they have arrested a man who used a pickup truck to smash into a Bojangles restaurant.

Click here to view articles from April 2007
Click here to view articles from March 2007
Amid widespread metal thefts in Durham, police say that they have made two arrests of men accused of stealing copper wire and stoplights from a construction site in Durham.  The men were found in Orange County where their truck was located, say police...more
Amid widespread metal thefts in Durham, police say that they have made two arrests of men accused of stealing copper wire and stoplights from a construction site in Durham.  The men were found in Orange County where their truck was located, say police...more
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website update in progress

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.
 
The New Hope Valley Railway will be running this coming Sunday in Bonsal, just south of Apex, NC.

OPINION By D.G. Martin: Fred Thompson and Ronald Reagan share many qualities with central appeal.
 
From WRAL.com: NC Court Of Appeals Judge Eric Levinson will be the senior Justice Dept. official in Iraq.

From Medill News Service: Mercury levels from coal burning power plants may have built up in fish.

From Yahoo.com: According to the AP, the Blackwater firm engaged in two gun battles in Baghdad.
 
The downtown developer and restauranteur has been preserving history but is making big plans for the future.

Greg Hatem of Empire Properties gives us a walking tour on Hargett St, the focus of his development efforts.

The News & Observer created a flash animation cartoon that features Aiken and other American Idol singers.

The popular technology networking event returned to its roots in Durham for the TechJournal Deckparty.

With warmer temperatures, crowds are returning to enjoy the bars, restaurants, and clubs on Glenwood Avenue.

Two Raleigh high schools have made the Newsweek list of the top 100 public high schools in the nation.

From Yahoo: The housing market in the US is showing that at least in some areas, it continues to weaken.

In addition to new hotels that have already opened near Southpoint Mall, a new hotel is being built near RDU.

From WRAL: The judge said that any religious text may be used to swear in a person in court, not just the bible.

The new terminal will feature a sweeping modern design, a 60 foot atrium, and speedier check-in.

Governor Easley has asked for all unnecessary water use to be restricted in 12 western NC counties.

GadgetMonkey stars in our fake Raleigh Chronicle commercial filmed in a bathroom.  It's horrible.

All of the revenue from new increases in taxes will go towards the growing school needs in Wake County.

A group of NC volunteers are helping to build homes in the Gulfport, Mississippi area to rebuild Katrina damage.

A new Vietnam Memorial Center is planned for the Washington DC mall area near the Vietnam Wall.

The Downtown Raleigh Criterium will feature over 100 racers making 80 laps around downtown Raleigh.

Durham Police have made the second black tar heroin arrest in two weeks, charging three people.

The Carolina RailHawks lose the first of three road games on the west coast to the Seattle Sounders.

The Raleigh Fire Department promotes nineteen fire fighters to Lieutenant or Captain at a ceremony.

Thieves in Durham are apparently stealing anything that's not nailed down that can be sold as scrap metal.
 
Raleigh Fire Dept. welcomed retired firefighters as they showed off antique trucks and high tech equipment.

A local high school sent a note home to students on Tuesday saying that it was not a "credible threat."
 
See 15 photos from the VIP gala at the Raleigh City Museum that kicked off the downtown home tour.
 
One of the only independent groceries located in downtown Raleigh is now under new ownership.
 
Senator Elizabeth Dole says she opposes the bill unless it is radically altered from its current form.

From WRAL.com: I-40 was closed for a while after police chased a robbery suspect and then shot him in his car.
 
NC Governor Mike Easley drove a race car on Saturday, but didn't wreck unlike the last two times he tried.

The Durham Police say that five men and four women were arrested in a prostitution sting operation Friday.

The big art festival drew thousands of people to see art, listen to music, and enjoy downtown Raleigh.
 
Raleigh Police say a men claiming to work with the cable company tried to enter a house in Raleigh.
 
After buying her ticket at Kroger, a Raleigh woman recently won $196,043 playing Carolina Cash Five.
 
The SBI has been asked by the Johnston County DA about why a reporter was arrested for filming a wreck.

From WRAL.com: 145 members of the 535th Military Police Battalion are being deployed to Iraq.

From The NY Times: Wachovia Bank looked the other way despite warnings from First Citizen's Bank.

Workers will have to provide their work history for the past five years to the US even if they are American citizens.
 
The public is invited to the big event as the beautiful and expansive park celebrates its successful first year.

In addition to water increases, the city has also proposed a nine percent increases in the city's sewer rates.
 
The first ever hybrid diesel and electric school bus in North Carolina will be delivered in Raleigh Thursday.

In separate incidents, five pounds of heroin, 58 pounds of marijuana and 20 pounds of cocaine were seized.

Police say that a 17 year old teenager who did not know the victim shot into the car and also shot his own leg.

From Yahoo.com:  A cat survived a 35 day trip to Henderson, NC from China in a wooden crate.
 
From USAToday: Compared to five years ago, people now pay $1,000 more of their annual income on gas.
 
The event in downtown Raleigh is free and open to all veterans to set up interviews with potential hiring firms.
 
The Durham Police said that unlike most cases, the DA's office controlled the Duke lacrosse investigation.
 
After stealing $20,000 worth of phones in Cary, apparently the same bandits strike again in Raleigh.

NC Lottery officials hope a new raffle being launched on Friday with four $1 million payouts will be a big hit.

A Raleigh correctional officer was given an award for his heroism in a courtroom when a prisoner grabbed a gun.
 
A student says that the Wake County Library's decision to ban the website MySpace.com was too harsh.
 
The two American Idol standouts will be singing at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary this summer.

Durham Police say that a badly decomposed body was found Thursday in an abandoned shed.

The 32 county tour is designed to connect the public university with North Carolina citizens and businesses.

The RailHawks soccer team were finally able to earn a victory in this match touted as the Battle of the Leagues.
 
A team of local divers in Raleigh will soon be attempting to locate a mysterious wreck off the NC Coast.

Progress Energy tore down some of the last remaining structures it owns across the street from its current offices.
 
A total of five suspects have been arrested in Raleigh and Baltimore, Maryland say Raleigh police.
 
The county says that the Southgate Branch has more than doubled in space, from 2,500 sq. ft. to 5,400 sq. ft.

Police used a decoy female police officer to make the arrest and police say the suspect attacked women before.

After a visit to Afghanistan, the famous Raleigh resident raised $181,783 from his fans for children.

The Raleigh native and famous CSI: Miami star returned to her high school to receive a special alumni award.

A woman and her daughter were shot and another woman was stabbed to death in Rleigh, say police.
 
A TV show host climbs a Wake County 1200 ft. radio tower on the "Hazard Pay" program that aired recently.

The massive new cranes that can lift up to 75 tons apiece have been dedicated and are now working.

During an immigration protest rally, Los Angeles Police Officers can be seen attacking TV camera crews.

From Yahoo.com: A man was accused of getting drunk and too amorous with his girlfriend on an RDU flight.

City of Raleigh Fire Inspector Jack Wall had served the city for 30 years before retiring.

The private school in Raleigh hosted over 600 Special Olympics athletes and will host the state games in June.
 
The report gives details on the botched case and is disturbingly different than what Nifong said last year.
 
Raleigh Police say they are searching for a man seen at the scene of a fatal shooting on Friday.

Police in Durham say that a teenager rolled over a car several times and a 16 year old was shot by a third car.

Raleigh Police say that they have arrested a man who used a pickup truck to smash into a Bojangles restaurant.

Click here to view articles from April 2007
Click here to view articles from March 2007
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GadgetMonkey stars in our fake Raleigh Chronicle commercial filmed in a bathroom.  It's horrible.
 
Greg Hatem of Empire Properties gives us a walking tour on Hargett St, the focus of his development efforts.
 
From News14: The Interstate 40 section in Raleigh was closed when a man was shot after a police chase.
 
Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. More Debt, No Say
2. Higher Education
3. Paying for growth

Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. The House Budget
2. School Daze
3. Transportation system is "broke and broken"
4. Legislature moving molasses slow
 
Storm chasers were able to capture one of the mammoth tornados along the recent midwest stormfront on film.
 
Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. Judge Dever sentences Decker
2. A Tiff over TIF's
3. The "Easy A"
4. Opposition to the Navy OLF grows

The massive new cranes that can lift up to 75 tons apiece have been dedicated and are now working.

During an immigration protest rally, Los Angeles Police Officers can be seen attacking TV camera crews.

Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. Mental Health system is unstable
2. Taking investments away from Treasurer Richard Moore
3. Governor pushing debt-free college
4. Bottle deposit bill being discussed

Click here to see videos from April 2007
Click here to see videos from March 2007
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
::RTPLinks  website
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Actress Emily Procter of the class of 1986 was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award at an assembly at the Ravenscroft private school in Raleigh.
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A team of local divers led by the Down Under Surf & Scuba Shop in Raleigh will soon be attempting to locate a mysterious wreck off the NC coast, known only as the "Grainger."  The organizers of the dive believe the ship was sunk during World War II...more
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Progress Energy, which is headquartered in Raleigh, tore down some of the last remaining structures on the block of property it owns across the street from its current offices.  The block, which is bordered by Blount Street and Wilmington Street, will be the...more
Raleigh Business Directory  !!NEW!!

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!

COMPUTERS
Bronto :: E-Mail Marketing Software
Crash Graphyx :: We Build Websites That Work!

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

ENTERTAINMENT
Opera Company Of NC :: 10 Years Of World Class Opera

GIFTS
Morgan Imports :: Unique Gifts & Furnishings!

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

MEDICINE
Cynthia Gregg, MD, FACS :: Facial Plastic Surgery

OUTDOORS
Great Outdoor Provision Co :: Clothing & Equipage

REAL ESTATE
Gail Perry RE/MAX :: Raleigh's Real Estate Professional

RESTAURANTS
Nana's Chophouse :: Five Stars Under The Stars
Morning Times Cafe :: Coffees, Pastries, & More!
The Duck & Dumpling :: Chinese & Vietnamese Cooking
Underground Restaurant :: Best Small Plate Restaurant!
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Amid widespread metal thefts in Durham, police say that they have made two arrests of men accused of stealing copper wire and stoplights from a construction site in Durham.  The men were found in Orange County where their truck was located, say police...more
State & Local News:
Published From Tuesday - Friday In The Evenings


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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.
 
The New Hope Valley Railway will be running this coming Sunday in Bonsal, just south of Apex, NC.

OPINION By D.G. Martin: Fred Thompson and Ronald Reagan share many qualities with central appeal.
 
From WRAL.com: NC Court Of Appeals Judge Eric Levinson will be the senior Justice Dept. official in Iraq.

From Medill News Service: Mercury levels from coal burning power plants may have built up in fish.

From Yahoo.com: According to the AP, the Blackwater firm engaged in two gun battles in Baghdad.
 
The downtown developer and restauranteur has been preserving history but is making big plans for the future.

Greg Hatem of Empire Properties gives us a walking tour on Hargett St, the focus of his development efforts.

The News & Observer created a flash animation cartoon that features Aiken and other American Idol singers.

The popular technology networking event returned to its roots in Durham for the TechJournal Deckparty.

With warmer temperatures, crowds are returning to enjoy the bars, restaurants, and clubs on Glenwood Avenue.

Two Raleigh high schools have made the Newsweek list of the top 100 public high schools in the nation.

From Yahoo: The housing market in the US is showing that at least in some areas, it continues to weaken.

In addition to new hotels that have already opened near Southpoint Mall, a new hotel is being built near RDU.

From WRAL: The judge said that any religious text may be used to swear in a person in court, not just the bible.

The new terminal will feature a sweeping modern design, a 60 foot atrium, and speedier check-in.

Governor Easley has asked for all unnecessary water use to be restricted in 12 western NC counties.

GadgetMonkey stars in our fake Raleigh Chronicle commercial filmed in a bathroom.  It's horrible.

All of the revenue from new increases in taxes will go towards the growing school needs in Wake County.

A group of NC volunteers are helping to build homes in the Gulfport, Mississippi area to rebuild Katrina damage.

A new Vietnam Memorial Center is planned for the Washington DC mall area near the Vietnam Wall.

The Downtown Raleigh Criterium will feature over 100 racers making 80 laps around downtown Raleigh.

Durham Police have made the second black tar heroin arrest in two weeks, charging three people.

The Carolina RailHawks lose the first of three road games on the west coast to the Seattle Sounders.

The Raleigh Fire Department promotes nineteen fire fighters to Lieutenant or Captain at a ceremony.

Thieves in Durham are apparently stealing anything that's not nailed down that can be sold as scrap metal.
 
Raleigh Fire Dept. welcomed retired firefighters as they showed off antique trucks and high tech equipment.

A local high school sent a note home to students on Tuesday saying that it was not a "credible threat."
 
See 15 photos from the VIP gala at the Raleigh City Museum that kicked off the downtown home tour.
 
One of the only independent groceries located in downtown Raleigh is now under new ownership.
 
Senator Elizabeth Dole says she opposes the bill unless it is radically altered from its current form.

From WRAL.com: I-40 was closed for a while after police chased a robbery suspect and then shot him in his car.
 
NC Governor Mike Easley drove a race car on Saturday, but didn't wreck unlike the last two times he tried.

The Durham Police say that five men and four women were arrested in a prostitution sting operation Friday.

The big art festival drew thousands of people to see art, listen to music, and enjoy downtown Raleigh.
 
Raleigh Police say a men claiming to work with the cable company tried to enter a house in Raleigh.
 
After buying her ticket at Kroger, a Raleigh woman recently won $196,043 playing Carolina Cash Five.
 
The SBI has been asked by the Johnston County DA about why a reporter was arrested for filming a wreck.

From WRAL.com: 145 members of the 535th Military Police Battalion are being deployed to Iraq.

From The NY Times: Wachovia Bank looked the other way despite warnings from First Citizen's Bank.

Workers will have to provide their work history for the past five years to the US even if they are American citizens.
 
The public is invited to the big event as the beautiful and expansive park celebrates its successful first year.

In addition to water increases, the city has also proposed a nine percent increases in the city's sewer rates.
 
The first ever hybrid diesel and electric school bus in North Carolina will be delivered in Raleigh Thursday.

In separate incidents, five pounds of heroin, 58 pounds of marijuana and 20 pounds of cocaine were seized.

Police say that a 17 year old teenager who did not know the victim shot into the car and also shot his own leg.

From Yahoo.com:  A cat survived a 35 day trip to Henderson, NC from China in a wooden crate.
 
From USAToday: Compared to five years ago, people now pay $1,000 more of their annual income on gas.
 
The event in downtown Raleigh is free and open to all veterans to set up interviews with potential hiring firms.
 
The Durham Police said that unlike most cases, the DA's office controlled the Duke lacrosse investigation.
 
After stealing $20,000 worth of phones in Cary, apparently the same bandits strike again in Raleigh.

NC Lottery officials hope a new raffle being launched on Friday with four $1 million payouts will be a big hit.

A Raleigh correctional officer was given an award for his heroism in a courtroom when a prisoner grabbed a gun.
 
A student says that the Wake County Library's decision to ban the website MySpace.com was too harsh.
 
The two American Idol standouts will be singing at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary this summer.

Durham Police say that a badly decomposed body was found Thursday in an abandoned shed.

The 32 county tour is designed to connect the public university with North Carolina citizens and businesses.

The RailHawks soccer team were finally able to earn a victory in this match touted as the Battle of the Leagues.
 
A team of local divers in Raleigh will soon be attempting to locate a mysterious wreck off the NC Coast.

Progress Energy tore down some of the last remaining structures it owns across the street from its current offices.
 
A total of five suspects have been arrested in Raleigh and Baltimore, Maryland say Raleigh police.
 
The county says that the Southgate Branch has more than doubled in space, from 2,500 sq. ft. to 5,400 sq. ft.

Police used a decoy female police officer to make the arrest and police say the suspect attacked women before.

After a visit to Afghanistan, the famous Raleigh resident raised $181,783 from his fans for children.

The Raleigh native and famous CSI: Miami star returned to her high school to receive a special alumni award.

A woman and her daughter were shot and another woman was stabbed to death in Rleigh, say police.
 
A TV show host climbs a Wake County 1200 ft. radio tower on the "Hazard Pay" program that aired recently.

The massive new cranes that can lift up to 75 tons apiece have been dedicated and are now working.

During an immigration protest rally, Los Angeles Police Officers can be seen attacking TV camera crews.

From Yahoo.com: A man was accused of getting drunk and too amorous with his girlfriend on an RDU flight.

City of Raleigh Fire Inspector Jack Wall had served the city for 30 years before retiring.

The private school in Raleigh hosted over 600 Special Olympics athletes and will host the state games in June.
 
The report gives details on the botched case and is disturbingly different than what Nifong said last year.
 
Raleigh Police say they are searching for a man seen at the scene of a fatal shooting on Friday.

Police in Durham say that a teenager rolled over a car several times and a 16 year old was shot by a third car.

Raleigh Police say that they have arrested a man who used a pickup truck to smash into a Bojangles restaurant.

Click here to view articles from April 2007
Click here to view articles from March 2007
Multimedia & TV
 
GadgetMonkey stars in our fake Raleigh Chronicle commercial filmed in a bathroom.  It's horrible.
 
Greg Hatem of Empire Properties gives us a walking tour on Hargett St, the focus of his development efforts.
 
From News14: The Interstate 40 section in Raleigh was closed when a man was shot after a police chase.
 
Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. More Debt, No Say
2. Higher Education
3. Paying for growth

Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. The House Budget
2. School Daze
3. Transportation system is "broke and broken"
4. Legislature moving molasses slow
 
Storm chasers were able to capture one of the mammoth tornados along the recent midwest stormfront on film.
 
Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. Judge Dever sentences Decker
2. A Tiff over TIF's
3. The "Easy A"
4. Opposition to the Navy OLF grows

The massive new cranes that can lift up to 75 tons apiece have been dedicated and are now working.

During an immigration protest rally, Los Angeles Police Officers can be seen attacking TV camera crews.

Plus, the NC political talk show talks about:
1. Mental Health system is unstable
2. Taking investments away from Treasurer Richard Moore
3. Governor pushing debt-free college
4. Bottle deposit bill being discussed

Click here to see videos from April 2007
Click here to see videos from March 2007
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
::RTPLinks  website
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One of the only independent groceries located in downtown Raleigh is now under new ownership and is supposed to reopen in June.  The new owners hope to offer services similar to those found in an early 1900's downtown grocery chain such as call-in orders...more
Last Saturday, the Raleigh Fire Department welcomed retired fire fighters as they remembered the past and everyone enjoyed taking a look at the fire trucks from past generations.  At the same time, the department also got to display their new firefighting tools...more
Hundreds of tech and biotech execs showed up. The popular event has been held in RTP and Raleigh previously but many people were happy to see the private event return to the original "deck" where the TechJournal started the event in 2001...more
With warmer temperatures returning to Raleigh, the nightlife in downtown and on Glenwood Avenue has picked up as people enjoy oudoor seating at restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and more.  We posted 35 pictures of fun out on the town in Raleigh...more
It's hard to find any single person who has had more of an impact on the revitalization of downtown Raleigh in recent years than Greg Hatem, the founder of Empire Properties.  In addition to restoring historic properties, Hatem has started several restaurants and has ...more
One of our really bad ideas for a TV commercial actually got filmed with the internationally famous GadgetMonkey starring as the celebrity endorser of our website.  He pokes a little fun at the News & Observer and the Raleigh Chronicle as well...more
While some used car dealers say they have the best deals around, only one used car lot can offer automobiles that have been on the front lines of law enforcement across the state -- the NC Highway Patrol car lot on Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh...more