Yes, it’s a little early, but this week we are talking about Memorial Day. 

The year 2024 marks the centennial of Raleigh’s observance of national Memorial Day. Oakwood Cemetery hosts the event every year and is the final resting place for seven former governors, five U.S. senators, eight state Supreme Court justices, and four Civil War generals. 

This week, the authors of a new book on the topic join host Tim Boyum. The group shares a fascinating talk about the cemetery’s history and the incredible stories.

Later, they discuss the immense amount of N.C. State fans visiting former basketball coach Jim Valvano’s grave as the current team made its run through March Madness.

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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a sound bite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories, passions, and help all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our communities.

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