By Staff
  • Stacy Shelp

    Stacy Shelp: Hometown Hero

    February 24, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    Stacy Shelp is Wednesday’s WCHL Hometown Hero. She is the Public Information Officer for the Orange County Health Department.  Stacy’s done a fantastic job on the annual report that is just out for 2015.  The report includes some great news and some bad news, but the Health Department is working on that. The report is […]

  • Archie Daniel

    Archie Daniel: Hometown Hero

    February 23, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    Archie Daniel is a retired Captain with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.  He spent about 30 years in law enforcement. Even after all those years of community service, Archie has continued his public service work with seniors, through a Program called S.A.L.T.  That stands for Seniors and Law Enforcement Together. THE S.A.L.T. program aims to reduce both […]

  • (Via Amanda and Kevin Miller)

    Amanda and Kevin Miller: A Pair of Hometown Heroes

    February 22, 2016 at 5:13 pm

    Amanda and Kevin Miller are relatively new to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community.  They came here from New York just a few years ago and jumped into the community with both feet. Amanda and Kevin are foster parents and have adopted two of their foster children.  They are licensed foster parents with Orange County DSS.  Both […]

  • York Larese

    UNC Great Larese Dies at 77

    February 16, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Former UNC basketball star York Larese, a first-team All-ACC selection for three straight seasons and second-team All-American as a senior, passed away on February 6, 2016, at age 77. Larese starred on Frank McGuire’s last three Tar Heel teams from 1959-61, averaging 18 points during his varsity career and setting an ACC record by making […]

  • Our Three Winners

    Remembering Our Three Winners

    February 11, 2016 at 9:11 am

    We lost Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha on February 10, 2015.  Family, friends, and supporters gathered on the first anniversary of their death on the campus of UNC.  You can donate to the Our Three Winners Endowment here.

  • Orange County Slogan

    Top 11 Slogans Now Ready for Review

    February 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    Orange County has an opportunity to change the “Welcome to Orange County” Interstate sign, currently placed on I-40 at mile marker 269, heading west.  The current sign is damaged and needs to be replaced.  Instead of replacing it with the exact same sign, which welcomes interstate travelers with the message, “Orange County: You’ll Be a […]

  • 2016 Chamber Annual Meeting (Photo by Nicholas C. Johnson)

    2016 Chamber Annual Meeting

    January 27, 2016 at 8:21 am
  • Closings and Delays

    Winter Weather Closings and Delays

    January 26, 2016 at 5:30 pm

      For updates on how winter winter closings and delays may affect you, stay connected to 97.9 FM WCHL and Chapelboro.  Follow us on Facebook for more.

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    Road Conditions on Saturday

    January 23, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    If you don’t have to go out, don’t.   If you do have to go out, here is an idea of what to expect. Late this afternoon, we did a tour of town in a 4-wheel drive vehicle and found that most of the side streets look like Rogerson Road (above) and Burning Tree (below). We […]

  • University of North Carolina snow and ice

    Snow and Ice in Chapel Hill and Hillsborough

    January 22, 2016 at 10:06 am

    Snow and ice fell on Chapelboro area on Friday, January 22, 2016 and Saturday, January 23, 2016.  Visit our closings and delays page and stay up-to-date on what’s happening with the weather.  Follow us on Twitter for more.  Share your photos with us:

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