Kathy Hanrahan, WRAL NEWS in NC

Kathy Hanrahan


Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by kathy:

Go ghost hunting aboard the Battleship North Carolina

The idea of going aboard a possibly haunted battleship and spending most of the night there in the dark might sound like a bad idea to some people. → Read More

Get ready: Dix Park plants nearly 200,000 sunflower seeds

Just in time for summer, Dorothea Dix Park has started planting their popular sunflower field. → Read More

Take the Kids: Greensboro Science Center

You can easily spend a full day at this facility. It's the only place in the state that has a zoo, museum and aquarium. → Read More

'Triangle Parents of Multiples' offer support for those with premature twins, triplets

It's a special Mothers' Day weekend for a new support group called "Triangle Parents of Multiples." They help families who face several days, weeks or longer as their newborns receive Neonatal Intensive Care. → Read More

Weekend best bets: Apex PeakFest, Ham & Yam and more festivals

This weekend kicks off a busy month of festivals and live music in the Triangle. → Read More

Goodnights Comedy Club finds new home underground in the Village District

Goodnights Comedy Club will be moving to the Village District in Raleigh. → Read More

Band Together to host two benefit concerts this fall

Band Together and United Way of the Greater Triangle have teamed up for two benefit concerts this fall to raise money for Triangle nonprofits focused on housing accessibility. → Read More

Tiny NC town has two 'Star Wars' connections

Grover, which is located in Cleveland County, and sits near the South Carolina border, is home to two streets named after popular "Star Wars" characters. → Read More

The tourists are back: NC sees spending reach 99% of pre-pandemic level

The North Carolina tourism industry saw $28.9 billion in visitor spending last year - a major boom to the state following losses sustained due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from the governor's office. → Read More

Full lineup released for two-day music festival at DBAP

That Music Fest will feature Mountain Goats, Steep Canyon Rangers, American Aquarium, Delta Rae, Mipso, Chatham County Line and Rissi Palmer. The festival will be held June 24-25 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. → Read More

Duke's Mayo to open pop-up restaurant in Raleigh

The virtual restaurant will only handle to-go orders via Doordash and Uber Eats. → Read More

Marbles to host annual bike rodeo Saturday

Get on your bikes and ride on Saturday at Marbles Kids Museum! → Read More

Local children's authors team up with Two Roosters for special May flavors

Two Roosters is known for its fun collaboration ice cream flavors and this month is no exception. → Read More

Raleigh, Durham area events this May

Plan your month with our list of live music, festivals and more fun this May. → Read More

What to do in Raleigh, Durham this weekend

There are a lot of outdoor events coming up this weekend, including the return of some spring festivals. → Read More

Virtual conference focuses on dads of children on the autism spectrum

Fathers with children on the autism spectrum are invited to attend a virtual conference on Saturday from the UNC Autism Research Center. → Read More

DPAC's community programs include discounted tickets for Durham residents

The DPAC for All program actually offers special discounts for City of Durham residents. → Read More

BrickUniverse LEGO Convention returns to Raleigh this summer

The popular BrickUniverse LEGO Convention is returning to Raleigh this summer with new attractions. → Read More

'Encanto' sing-along concert coming to Raleigh

Get ready to "not talk about Bruno" this August when a special screening and live concert featuring the hit Disney movie "Encanto" comes to Raleigh. → Read More

5 things to do in Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach that don't involve the beach

Here are five ideas for spending the day or weekend in the Wilmington area without going to the actual beach. → Read More