Lillian Donahue, CBS 17

Lillian Donahue

CBS 17

Charleston, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Lillian:

Dozens of Raleigh children out of summer daycare as explosion closes learning center

With students and staff away on Sunday, a gas leak at Wake County’s Crosby-Garfield led to an explosion, rocking the entire neighborhood. → Read More

75,000 people celebrate return of Raleigh Pride, festival organizers estimate

For Alex Alberti, with the Triangle Pride Band, the return of the event meant the first LGBTQ+ festival performance in years. → Read More

UNC law expert says Americans have ‘low confidence’ in the Supreme Court

– A UNC law expert said the controversy surrounding Friday’s Supreme Court decision has impacted public trust in the federal judicial system. → Read More

Raleigh businesses offering $4 meals during summer months

Two dozen businesses around North Carolina State University are offering their own take to a traditional restaurant week, the Hillsborough Street $4 Food Walk. → Read More

Wake County Schools renew resource officer contracts, discuss safety measures in classrooms

Board members approved contracts with Apex, Cary, Raleigh and Garner to keep School Resource Officers in middle and high schools, totaling nearly $775,000. → Read More

New dining model helping NC restaurants get creative to combat server shortage

Restaurants are getting creative to lighten the load on serving staff, including moving to a mobile dining room in which customers send their orders straight to the kitchen. → Read More

Holly Springs leaders forego adopting county’s non-discrimination ordinance

A group of a few dozen Holly Springs activists called on the town to take up the county’s law protecting against discrimination for gender, ethnicity, orientation and marital status among many other things. → Read More

Durham County rural residents concerned as building booms in southeast areas of county

The city and county are currently putting together Durham County’s first comprehensive plan in 17 years. → Read More

Durham family marches, still seeking answers in 2020 killing of teen

Kenita Stubbs, the mother of the slain 15-year-old, said over the past two years there’s been little movement in the case of finding her son’s killer. → Read More

17 people displaced, 8 units damaged in Carrboro apartment fire

One person suffered a minor injury and 17 people were displaced when eight apartment units were damaged in the fire in Carrboro Saturday night. → Read More

During Triangle Restaurant Week, dining demand stays strong despite inflation

While record inflation costs bear down on both customers and restaurateurs, demand for dining remains high during the Triangle’s Restaurant Week. → Read More

From baseball to pride, Chapel Hill events bring in business while students are out

Beyond baseball, UNC-Chapel Hill is also hosting the UNC Carolina Lacrosse Classic tournament this weekend. → Read More

Raleigh police, firefighter associations seek higher pay raises for existing employees

Rick Armstrong with the Raleigh Police Protective Association, said the issue is that increase is only for starting pay, not existing officer salaries. → Read More

Durham Tech 911 Academy looks to close operator shortage

The first response to an emergency starts on the phone with 911, and Durham needs more people answering that call. → Read More

Morrisville mothers hold vigil to honor Uvalde, Buffalo shooting victims

Wednesday night, the group held a vigil for the victims at Robb Elementary in Texas and those killed in Tops grocery store in Buffalo, New York last month. → Read More

Wake County school bus driver resigns after crash, DWI charge

A Raleigh man has officially resigned as a school bus driver following a DWI charge from a wreck earlier this month, a Wake County Public School System spokesperson said on Tuesday. → Read More

What social districts, allowing to-go drinks, would mean for downtown Raleigh

While plans are still in the early phase, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance presented its ideas this week to the city’s economic development committee. → Read More

5,000 without power, damage reported after tornado warnings in Wake County near Raleigh

In southeast Raleigh, a CBS 17 crew went to a home where a large tree fell on a home on Aaron Drive. The area is about four miles north of Garner. → Read More

Arrest made after Raleigh man found dead in burning car in Chapel Hill, police say

A 9-year-old boy who was playing with friends at a playground across the street called in the fire. → Read More

Camp for child burn survivors celebrates 40th year in Wake Forest

This weekend has been the hottest yet this year, providing a heightened challenge for burn survivors. → Read More