An email went out last month telling customers that JCPenney at North Hills in Raleigh will close in April.  This also means that 110 employees will be laid off, according to a state commerce department document. JCPenney spokesperson says the decision has much to do with finances. Read more at  

  Raleigh ranks 12th among US state capitals, up from 13th in 2018, on the new “best state capitals to live in” from economic news and information site SmartAsset. Read the comparison and get a full list at   Others in the top 10: Madison, Wi Concord, NH Montpelier, VT Boston Boise, Id and […]

Get ready for the 2019 NC State Fair Oct 17-27th at the fair grounds in Raleigh.  Tickets are on sale now and musical guest have been announced. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis, a Durham resident and international star, will be among the headline attractions for the fair’s 2019 Homegrown Music Festival. In addition to the Branford Marsalis […]

    Raleigh police are investigating after a man’s body was found at Brentwood Park and Neighborhood Center on Thursday morning. The body was found just before 7:00 a.m. in a parking lot on Vinson Court off Brentwood Road. A person out for a morning jog came across the body and called police. Officers have […]

Timothy Johnson, 55, of Raleigh was arrested after he exposed himself to shoppers at the Crabtree Valley Mall on Tuesday. Johnson is facing charges of indecent exposure and resisting a public officer. According to an arrest warrant, Johnson exposed himself near the rental cart station outside of the H&M store while “numerous women and children” were […]

  A Raleigh father is behind bars after police say his children 3 and 4 years old, were found walking down a busy street alone. It all happened Feb. 19 on Six Forks Road. Investigators said the children were wandering down the busy road. Raleigh Police Department later found Caley Rountree, 41, and arrested him […]

Due to the road hazards from the snow storm most churches in the listening area have made the decision to cancel services. Click on the link below for a listing of church closings for Sunday December 9, 2018. Source:  

Tuesday Advance Auto Parts Inc. officials said they will formally move its headquarters to Raleigh and expand operations in Wake County. The move will ad up to 435 new jobs over five year period. Five years ago Advance Auto bought Raleigh-based General Parts International, which operated Carquest auto parts stores for $2 billion.

Raleigh police confirmed that a rabid cat attacked two kids and a dog Tuesday in Southeast Raleigh. It was reported that the attacks happened in the 2300 block of Fox Ridge Manor Road next to Southeast Raleigh High School. The cat that attacked the youth and the dog was captured and tested positive for rabies.  Police said […]

1 Million students are out of school today due to the rally from teachers in NC.  Over 15,000 teachers are expected to march in the rally in downtown Raleigh to urge lawmakers to increase state funding for education.   TIMELINE: 9:45am — Meet at NCAE Headquarters, 700 S. Salisbury St. 10:00 a.m. — March for Students […]