Local News

Durham May Get First Night Celebration

Posted May 14, 2004 5:58 a.m. EDT

— Capitol Broadcasting Co., WRAL's parent company, is looking into the possiblity of holding First Night, a popular non-alcoholic New Year's Eve celebration, in Durham.

Currently, Raleigh and Asheville are the only two cities in North Carolina that host First Night parties.

It is estimated it would take $100,000 in local sponsorship to get the party off the ground.