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Helen Galbreath: Hometown Hero

Helen Galbreath is Tuesday’s Hometown Hero. She helps the community in several different ways. Helen’s work is especially felt at St. Paul AME Church. After retiring from UNC, she worked with the Carrboro Parks and Recreation Department on their Toddler Playtime program.  The program allows for young ones, and their parents, to socialize. She has also stepped up to help care for an elderly neighbor. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since...

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Ron Stutts Wins NCAB Broadcast Personality of the Year for Third Time

WCHL’s Ron Stutts was presented with the 2016 Radio Personality of the Year Award in a Non-Metro market by the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters this week. The award has been given three times and he has won all three. Stutts accepted the award at the NCAB Convention, held on June 14 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. For Radio Personality of the Year, one award is given in each market – Large, Medium and Non-Metro. Criteria for judging include such things as writing, story approach, on-air presence, creativity, effectiveness and delivery. The judges, who are broadcasters from the...

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WCHL Selected as NCAB Radio Station of the Year

WCHL 1360 AM/97.9 FM was presented with the 2016 Award for Radio Station of the Year in a Non-Metro Market during the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters Convention, held on June 14 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. One NCAB award is given to a radio station in each market – Large, Medium and Non-Metro. Criteria for the judging process included highlights and achievements during 2015, innovative programming and revenue generation, audience involvement and promotion, commitment to the community and hurdles encountered and how they were overcome. The judges, who are broadcasters from the Maryland/DC area, made their selection...

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Audra Campbell: Hometown Hero

Audra Campbell is Thursday’s Hometown Hero. Audra is a supervisor in the hospital laboratory system of UNC Family Medicine. Her laboratory averages about 1,500 blood draws a month and with the recent expansion at UNC Family Medicine, she expects that number to increase. The vision of the UNC Department of Family Medicine is to promote the health of the people of North Carolina and the nation through leadership and innovation in clinical practice, medical education, research and community service. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since...

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