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! This month, we’re proud to honor Pastor B. Gail Whitfield, Pastor of Great Faith Baptist Church in Durham. Pastor Whitfield was nominated by Tanya D. from Durham. […]
In an act of true resilience and faith, a Durham congregation braved the heat for an outdoor Sunday service after a fire damaged their church. More than 50 firefighters in the Bull City responded to a fire at Greater Waltown United Holy Church Saturday night at around 9 pm, as reported by ABC11. Durham Fire said it […]
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! This month, we honor Pastor John Morrison Jr., pastor of Kyles Temple AME Zion church in Durham. He was nominated by Lareco W. of Fayetteville, […]
Durham Mayor Pro Tem Mark-Anthony Middleton has announced that he will not run for mayor in the upcoming election, ABC11 reports. Middleton was immediately considered as a possible candidate when news broke that current mayor Elaine O’Neal announced in June that she would not seek re-election. However, Middleton announced on Facebook that he will not seek the […]
Melissa Wade chats with the first Black woman to serve as Mayor of the Bull City to discuss her trailblazing journey in public service!
President Joe Biden is visiting the “Bull City” today (Mar. 28), as reported by WRAL. As part of his “Investing in America” tour, Biden is set to visit semiconductor manufacturer Wolfspeed, located on Cornwallis Road in Durham, to speak about nationwide job growth. Recently, Wolfspeed announced a $5 billion investment, which will create over 1,800 […]
The second leg of the gospel legend's successful tour includes a stop at Durham's World Overcomers Christian Church on March 17.
Several cities in the Triangle, including Durham and Cary, are changing parade rules after an 11-year-old girl was struck and killed during Raleigh's holiday parade.
In this special edition of “Triangle Empowered,” The Light 103.9’s Melissa Wade chats with Kelly Thompson, the executive director of Durham’s Exchange Family Center. Since 1992, the Exchange Family Center has counseled countless families in Durham to prevent child abuse and neglect, keeping kids safe in the community. Their free, bilingual, and evidence-based services improve […]
Vice President Kamala Harris made a stop through the Bull City yesterday (Sept. 1) at the Durham Center For Senior Life. After taking a tour of the facility, she spoke in front of a packed house to discuss the recently-passed Inflation Reduction Act, which she says will greatly benefit our local seniors. The act brings sweeping […]