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The Rocky Mount Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission invites students in grades 6-12 to participate in the Thirty-sixth Annual MLK Oratorical Competition during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations in January 2024. The Oratorical Competition will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at the Imperial Centre at 270 Gay Street, Rocky […]

Singer/actress Fantasia took a break from promo on 'The Color Purple' to address a recent #AirbnbWhileBlack incident on her son's b'day. The post AirbnBAD? Fantasia Blasts Rental App For Racial Discrimination By North Carolina Airbnb Host appeared first on Black America Web.

Once the holiday is over, why not let your tree of Christmas past have a new life on one of many Wake County Park trails? Through the Happy Trails Christmas Tree Recycling Program, Wake County residents can turn their live Christmas trees into mulch that will fortify and beautify park trails around the county. There […]

  “I Can See Now: Holiday Edition” featuring former The Voice contestant (and Pembroke native) Caleb Sasser, is coming to Goldsboro on Saturday December 23rd at 1:30PM and or the 5:30pm.  Prepare to be amazed as the Back By Popular Demand play/movie production I Can See Now promises to be a magical experience for all […]

The Chatham County Public Health Department (CCPHD) will offer the QuitSmart program, virtually, in January 2024 to help Chatham County residents quit using tobacco. Tobacco use is “the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States,” according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, approximately 480,000 Americans die […]

National Gospel recording artist JJ Hairston is bringing his Joy Is Here Tour to NC this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday at Revival Church in Greensboro – 801 Post St., Saturday at Simon Temple AME Zion Church –  5760 Yadkin Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303 and Sunday morning service at Raleigh North Christian Center – 6021 […]

Fayetteville State University has lost the driving force behind our defensive line’s success, Jada Brown at 37. Coach Brown passed away on Friday, December 1. He joined Fayetteville State University August of 2021 as he helped prepare student-athletes for three championship appearances and the 2022 championship title, along with a NCAA playoff game. Our prayers […]

Saturday The Light 103.9 teamed up with Wake Chapel Church for a Community Outreach drive to help families in and around wake county. 

Multi Stellar Award winner known for his hit "Be Encouraged" is back with another wonderful song, "In The Morning." 

The Bicycle Man, Moses Mathis passed away 10 years ago but not his vision to provided bicycles for kids during the holidays and put a smile on their faces. After Mathis’ passing his wife Ann took it over until she retired last year leaving the vision in limbo until one mother, who’s son received a […]