Carleigh Griffeth, CBS 17

Carleigh Griffeth

CBS 17

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Past articles by Carleigh:

Garner Fire Department – a private organization – discusses becoming a town service

As it currently operates, Garner Fire and Rescue is a private organization that contracts with the Town and Wake County. → Read More

New ramp signals on I-540 in Raleigh now operational

Raleigh has now joined the traffic ranks of cities like Chicago, Minneapolis and Atlanta with the installation of some new roadway technology. → Read More

‘Perfect storm’ of issues leads to a smelly Holly Springs

Waste Management put in some new equipment last month to help with the smell, but they’re still working out the kinks. → Read More

Operation BBQ Relief plans to give Harvey victims hot meals

“My barbecue rig back here has three smokers on it, and I have the capacity to produce about 4,000 plates of barbecue each day,” said Jon Hansel. → Read More

Removal of Confederate monuments doesn’t erase history, professor says

The monument torn down in Durham was built in 1924, during the re-emergence of the KKK and before African Americans held any elected office in the state. → Read More

Cary woman recounts surviving Japanese prison camp during WWII

She believes today’s threat of a nuclear attack is different from World War II. → Read More

New study examining lead in water at NC schools and day cares

The testing company will also work with schools and day cares to find cost-effective ways to get rid of lead in water. → Read More

Back-to-school time also means vaccine time for NC students

The immunizations vary for kids according to age and cover things like mumps, measles and meningitis. → Read More

Garner to discuss ‘Brunch Bill’ today in new town hall building

Garner is one of many localities with the “Brunch Bill” on their agenda today. → Read More

NC spending $31 million to put in 10,000 LED lights along highways

The more cost-effective LED lights will go up along roads like I-540, I-440, and I-95. → Read More

Wake County School Board to discuss major budget shortfall at meeting Tuesday

School administrators asked Wake County for a $45 million increase, but only got $21 million. → Read More

The rising cost of living in downtown Durham

Downtown Durham’s skyline is speckled with cranes working to build up the quality of life for residents that can afford it. → Read More

Duke student has bright idea to save university as much as $135M over 15 years

A Duke University student is on track to save the school millions of dollars just by changing light bulbs. → Read More

Dozens become US citizens in Raleigh on Independence Day

“I love this country and I bring all of my family here,” said new citizen Esam Saleh. → Read More

Popular Raleigh bus driver retires after 40 years behind wheel

Wilson says he and his wife are making plans to travel now. → Read More

Chapel Hill police ticketing speeders during ‘Watch for Me’ campaign

Officers lined Raleigh Road near UNC’s campus waiting to catch speeders as part of a bigger effort called “Watch for Me.” → Read More

Wayne County Sheriff expresses concerns about concealed carry bill

Wayne County had about 1,700 concealed carry permit applications last year, bringing in more than $140,000. → Read More

Wake County leaders to vote on $1.26B budget proposal tonight

Wake County leaders taking a vote that will impact more than one million people tonight. → Read More

Ticks out in large numbers in NC after mild winter and abundant rain

Ticks are out in big numbers this summer because of a mild winter and plenty of rain. → Read More

Garner mother blames town for apartment eviction

Town officials point out they're not in charge of the affordable housing program in question. → Read More