How can I get breaking news by email?

If you are a registered user of, you can subscribe to get email alerts by topic.

You can choose to get alerts on:

  • Breaking News, which includes local and national news, high-impact traffic alerts, select sports results for local teams and significant pop culture news.
  • Business News, including stock market moves, local transactions and major national moves and technology updates.
  • Traffic Alerts for major backups along key Triangle routes.
  • News Headlines, sent daily at 7 a.m., 9 a.m., Noon, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. You choose what time you want your update.
  • Daily deals from the Smart Shopper
  • Weather alerts, a daily forecast or specific severe weather updates for your county.
  • Sports News, including breaking sports news, team-by-team scores and headlines and news from high school sports in the Triangle.
  • Entertainment, including the weekly Best Bets from WRAL's Out & About.
  • Contest notifications, the daily Lottery numbers or your Horoscope.

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