Raleigh

Photo Essay: Raleigh Graffiti Evidences Recent Protests
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Photo Essay: Raleigh Graffiti Evidences Recent Protests

Through May 30 and May 31, a series of protests in downtown Raleigh took a turn towards looting and vandalism. Buildings were robbed and graffitied as peaceful marches evolved into civil unrest throughout the weekend. Since then, Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin has implemented three nights of curfew. By Monday night, the Raleigh protests had remained peaceful...

Photo Essay: Raleigh Protest Resumes As Raleigh Gets Back To Business
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Photo Essay: Raleigh Protest Resumes As Raleigh Gets Back To Business

Downtown businesses are crippled after a peaceful Raleigh protest turned into riots last Saturday. Extensive vandalism left shattered windows and looted buildings in its wake, and the city is just beginning to lick its wounds. As repairs began Sunday morning and continued on Monday, June 1st, a protest kicked off, contrary to the chaos witnessed...

Raleigh Rebuilds After Riots
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Raleigh Rebuilds After Riots

From May 30 to May 31, downtown Raleigh experienced peaceful protests against police brutality, which unfortunately became riots late both nights. Like other cities nationwide, Raleigh suffered vandalism and looting of its local businesses. One small business owner described the fires and vandalism first-hand. However, he noted that the rioters likely weren’t the same people...

North Hills Businesses Reopen After Looting in Raleigh
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North Hills Businesses Reopen After Looting in Raleigh

The North Hills area of Raleigh suffered looting and vandalism from late Sunday night to early Monday morning. The damage affected at least 10 businesses, including the Dartmouth Apartments. By Monday afternoon, most businesses had swept up the broken glass, secured their windows and reopened. Harris Teeter received bricks through their sliding glass doors late...

What One Small Business Saw at the Raleigh Protests
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What One Small Business Saw at the Raleigh Protests

As nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue to intensify, Raleigh businesses have already suffered from the unrest that has followed peaceful protests. Here’s an ‘on the ground’ perspective on what one business in City Market experienced late Saturday night. On the following morning, it saw its community begin to pull itself back...

Declining Revenue Derails Passenger Trains between Raleigh & Charlotte
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Declining Revenue Derails Passenger Trains between Raleigh & Charlotte

Some of the passenger trains running between Raleigh and Charlotte has been suspended. Like most bad news these days, ‘rona is the reason. The Piedmont, a state-supported passenger train, ran three trips a day between the state capital and North Carolina’s largest city. The N.C. Department of Transportation had already eliminated two of the three daily round trips because...