CBS 17: Raleigh restaurants impacted by worker shortages, again, due to COVID-19, some as much as 50 percent

CBS 17: Raleigh restaurants impacted by worker shortages, again, due to COVID-19, some as much as 50 percent. “Long wait times, customer notices and workers calling out sick because of COVID-19 exposure. ‘Normally, we would see about 500-600 guests on a Saturday morning,’ Abby Dearlove said, the manager of Tupelo Honey Cafe. But not on this New Year’s Day.”

Leaders affirm: Law enforcement officers should be wearing masks when interacting with the public (WRAL)

WRAL: Leaders affirm: Law enforcement officers should be wearing masks when interacting with the public. “On [November 29], Raleigh police were caught on camera not wearing masks in southeast Raleigh, an area that has seen the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Wake County. A former newspaper reporter, Sue Sturgis, posted photos to Facebook showing two Raleigh officers not wearing masks at a traffic stop on North Raleigh Boulevard.”

Digital NC: Meeting minutes and newsletters from Raleigh’s Oakwood neighborhood now online

Digital NC: Meeting minutes and newsletters from Raleigh’s Oakwood neighborhood now online. “Newsletters and meeting minutes from our new partner, The Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood, are now available on DigitalNC. The Oakwood neighborhood is located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, and is known for its historic Victorian era housing. The neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The digitized meeting minutes cover 1972-2001, and document various board and committee meetings of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood.” I wasn’t going to include this except that Oakwood is on the Register of Historic Places.

Rex Hospital Newsletter Collection Digitized

Digital North Carolina has digitized a collection of newsletters from Rex Hospital, at one point THE hospital in the city of Raleigh. “Three of the newsletters — the Rex Messenger, the Rex Hotline, and Pulse — focus on general hospital staff, employees, and friends. The Messenger is the oldest newsletter in the collection, spanning 1977-1998. It includes extensive pieces on the history of the hospital and covers the hospital’s centennial celebration in 1994.”