Every month, Melissa Wade and The Light 103.9 honor a local faith leader for their work on the pulpit and in their community with the Pastor of The Month presentation, sponsored by WellCare! For December 2022, we are blessed to have TWO honorees: Pastor Marcus Scott of The Way Church in Wendell and Bishop Cheryl Grissom of True Destiny Christian […]

Lawmakers in North Carolina are calling on Gov. Roy Cooper to put a ban on the social media platform in place, citing data security concerns.

For those of you who are looking for a night out to jump-start 2023, here are some events around The Triangle to look out for!

Join us for our family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration, where we will ring in the new year at noon! There will be crafts, a dance party, games, photo ops, and much more. The special countdown will be at noon. Pre-registration is required for each person participating. We look forward to celebrating with you at John Chavis […]

Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Dumas Harshaw Jr of Raleigh First Baptist Church on Wilmington St. on being voted our November Pastor of the Month.  Pastor of the Month is presented by WELL CARE NORTH CAROLINA as we give recognition and honor to our local leader and Pastors, we are The Light 103.9  

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CmMNnrbAmvD/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= Officials at Winston-Salem State University are responding to a video that went viral this week, showing police arresting a 20-year-old student in the classroom following an argument with a professor. In the clip, we see the student, identified as Leilla Hamoud, being placed in handcuffs by police. According to the video, a staff member called police […]

The Raleigh Youth Council is hosting the annual Toys From Teens! This event will be at Roberts Park for families with children up to 12 years old. Participants will create festive crafts, meet Santa and receive a gift (while supplies last). Date: Saturday, December 10 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ages: 0 to 12 years old Cost: Free (Registration […]

With the number of animal surrenders and strays remaining steady, sadly many pets won’t have a home for the holidays this year. The Wake County Animal Center is hoping special adoption discounts the week of December 12-18, will mean more animals are cuddling with a family than housed at the shelter this Christmas. “It’s the […]

Bike Durham and the Durham Public Schools are onto something: riding a bicycle is a fun way to learn. It builds confidence, promotes critical thinking and responsibility, and as a bonus, uses Mother Nature as its classroom. The partnership between the two entities began in 2021 after the Bike Durham Board entered into a contract […]

State and federal officials are investigating a massive power outage in Moore County, caused by what is believed to be an intentional and targeted attack that left around 40,000 Duke Energy customers in the dark on Saturday.