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 Dr. Marshall A. Blackmond, pastor of The Live Church Ministerial Alliance, based in Raleigh. He was nominated by Denesha H. of […]

The actress ("The Oval," "The Young and The Restless") chats about the hit stage play that's coming to Raleigh on June 10.

Forbes Magazine just released its list of the safest cities in the country for 2023, and Raleigh made the cut! Citing personal finance technology company MoneyGeek, the list was composed by analyzing the FBI’s most recent crime statistics (2021), pairing them with academic research on the societal costs of different types of crimes. That determines the […]

The Light 103.9 congrats Bishop Dr. Aaron McNair II of Mount Moriah Community Church in Raleigh and Deeper Life Ministries in Goldsboro!

Melissa Wade chats with comedian Marcus D. Wiley during the Light Lunch. Wiley will be hosting an evening of comedy, “Marriage is Major Surgery” on Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day) in Fayetteville and Feb. 15 in Raleigh! For tickets and more details, visit WWW.SUNDAYTHEATRELIVE.COM.

We all know the city of Raleigh, NC is a great place to live. Now, everyone else knows it too! Money.com just released its list of the best places to live in the country, and Raleigh lands at #4 on the list. The website states, “Raleigh is a bit of a contradiction. It’s a mid-sized […]

The Raleigh neighborhood of 27604 is made up of affordable homes with a plethora of well-ranked schools to pick from for the kiddos, based off of the grades on Niche.com  You’ll find everything you need in a great starter home for your new family. These affordable fixer-up homes range from $85,000-$200,000. Stay Informed On Your […]

Mayor Baldwin has set a curfew for the city of Raleigh beginning tonight at 8pm.  Read the press release below. As Mayor, the safety and security of the people of Raleigh are my top priorities.  After two nights of violence and destruction, I have issued a State of Emergency and will impose a citywide curfew […]

UPDATE: Wednesday morning Wake County Superior Court Judge Graham Shirley agreed to release video footage from the officer-involved shooting of 26-year-old Javier Torres on Tuesday by North Rogers Lane and New Bern Avenue. Currently, Torres is in stable condition and his family had been notified. ORIGINAL: Thursday Raleigh officers responded to a 911 call of […]