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Interested in helping solve affordable housing issues in Wake County? You can now apply to sit on the newly formed Affordable Housing Committee. The move was approved by Wake County Board of Commissioners, creating a 16-seat committee that will provide feedback, share resources around the Housing Affordability and Community Revitalization Department’s future efforts. The committee […]

The North Carolina Internship Program provides students with professional work experience that connects their classroom experiences and potential career choices. DETAILS HERE Interns work 40 hours a week for a 10-week period, earning $12.00 an hour. They participate in meetings, educational tours and other activities designed to broaden their perspective of public service and state government. […]

Raleigh Parks is pleased to offer Toys for Tots to families in need this holiday season! Registration Dates Monday, Nov. 15: 5–7 p.m. at Hill Street Park Community Center (2307 Hill St. Raleigh) Tuesday, Nov. 16: 4:30–6 p.m. at Peach Road Park Cultural Center (911 Ileagnes Rd. Raleigh) Registration Requirements Register children from newborn to 13 […]

Coats Cause We Care works with individuals as well as private and public sector organizations that care about their community to provide new or gently used/clean coats for children in the Raleigh area. Our goal is to provide 500 coats to children in need! How do I get involved? Volunteer as a Coat Captain Gather […]

Today communities across our area will honor men and women who served our nation. Durham County is honoring its veterans with a a virtual ceremony. However, several ceremony’s will happen in person. There are several events beginning at 11am. Veterans Day:Free Meals, discounts for military members *In Fayetteville a presentation is planned at Freedom Memorial […]

For the second day now, Cumberland County bus drivers have called out of work to protest higher pay leaving parents to find ways to get their kids to and from school. The schools in Cumberland county are schedule to be out on Thursday and Friday, but drivers have indicated protests could continue into next week. […]

  It’s “World Vegan Month” so today we recognized it by talking with vegan Hanif Omar about his journey.  What lead him to become vegan, what benefits has he experienced, what are some go to meals and tips on how we can get started. Listen as he talked with Melissa about all of these questions […]

  Season 5 winner of Sunday’s Best Joshua Rogers is back with some new music! In 2012 he became the first male and youngest winner on BET’s Sunday Best and he has continued to make music and lift of the name of Jesus. Now Joshua is back with a new project, as well as writing […]

DRA’s 2021 Restaurant Week kicks off this year on First Friday, November 5 and concludes Sunday, November 14. Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is a great time to support all your favorite places—and discover new ones. The challenges of the past year and a half have greatly impacted the restaurant community, so let’s continue to show love and […]

  Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is back starting Friday. Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week starts Friday and will run through Nov. 14th with participating restaurants offering specials and prix-fixe menus. Check out WRAL.com for participating restaurants. The upcoming weather forecast seems milder but many restaurants have prepared for possible cooler weather with heated outdoor dining if preferred. […]