In lieu of the normal in-person ceremony, this year's event took place virtually Thursday night on WRAL.com.
The “best of” ballot gives the WRAL.com audience an opportunity to vote for their favorite people, businesses and services in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Fayetteville and other areas of North Carolina.
WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner was named best WRAL-TV personality for the second year in a row.
James Beard award-winning chef Ashley Christensen was named best local chef.
The WRAL.com Voters' Choice Awards were hosted by WRAL anchor and reporter Mikaya Thurmond and meteorologist Kat Campbell.
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