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  • Brent Wall

    Brent Wall: Hometown Hero

    March 9, 2016 at 5:30 am

    Brent Wall is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero. Brent is the general manager at Hickory Tavern in Carrboro where they often host events to help the community. Coming soon, they will do a fundraiser for Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels.  This will be their third annual fundraiser for the organization.  The Dining For Dollars event is May […]

  • Katie Thompson

    Katie Thompson: Hometown Hero

    March 8, 2016 at 4:18 pm

    Tuesday’s Hometown Hero is Katie Thompson.  She works with Habitat for Humanity in Orange County. She works with families to help build them homes.  The people who get these homes put in a lot of work and sweat equity into making these homes a reality. Katie does fundraising for Orange County Habitat for Humanity. Find out […]

  • Larry Jackson

    Larry Jackson: Hometown Hero

    March 7, 2016 at 1:14 pm

    Monday’s Hometown Hero is Larry Jackson.  He is an amazing advocate for children. “Mr. Larry,” as they call him has been doing it for a very long time. He’s a great teacher and a wonderful role model, and he makes sure these children, who are 3, 4, and 5 years old, have a good time, as […]

  • Carolina-Duke Notes

    March 6, 2016 at 9:54 am

    (From UNC Sports Information) • The Tar Heels win the ACC regular season outright with a 76-72 win at Duke. • Carolina is now 25-6 overall, 14-4 in the ACC and 6-5 on the road (6-3 in ACC road games). • UNC is the #1 seed in the ACC Tournament and plays Thursday, March 10th […]

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    Watchdog on Wall Street

    March 4, 2016 at 4:18 pm

    Chris Markowski has worn many hats throughout his career so far, carrying titles such as author, radio personality, investment broker, founder, and more. Chris’s history on Wall Street started with accepting a job at an up-and-coming investment firm. Within two years, under his guidance, the firm’s sales increased by 1500% and the firm was named […]

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    Fat Guy at the Movies

    March 4, 2016 at 4:12 pm

    Kevin Carr is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Online Film Critics Society and the Central Ohio Film Critics Association. His reviews can be read on the internet at 7M Pictures and Film School Rejects. His radio reviews have been heard around the country on dozens of radio stations. Kevin is the […]

  • Compass Center Through Women's Eyes By Women's Hands 2016

    Cordelia Heaney and Beth Posner: Hometown Heroes

    March 4, 2016 at 11:31 am

    Friday’s Hometown Heros are Cordelia Heaney and Beth Posner. Heaney and Posney both work with the Compass Center in Chapel Hill.  The Compass Center helps individuals and families prevent and end domestic violence and become self-sufficient. Cordelia is the executive director of the Compass Center.  She started the job in August. Beth is an attorney and has […]

  • Kim Lan Grout

    Hometown Hero: Kim Lan Grout

    March 3, 2016 at 11:20 am

    Thursday’s Hometown Hero is Kim Lan Grout. Kim Lan Grout does outstanding work on behalf of the disabled.  She will moderate the annual “Community Read” event in the Chapel Hill Public Library on March 21. She spent her entire childhood battling a rare disorder called Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome.   At 18, she decided to have her left leg amputated. In […]

  • Moses Carey

    Moses Carey: Hometown Hero

    July 1, 2016 at 11:15 am

    Moses Carey is Friday’s Hometown Hero. Moses has served our community for decades in so many ways.  Now, he is working with St. Paul AME Church to celebrate our community as well as working together to address issues in the community. Learn more about St. Paul AME Church. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero. […]

  • Meg McGurk

    Meg McGurk: Hometown Hero

    March 2, 2016 at 10:45 am

    Meg McGurk is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero. Meg is the Executive Director of the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership.  The Downtown Partnership recently presented a great event called Shimmer. Shimmer is a free outdoor event bringing together the Chapel Hill/Carrboro community with artists who use light as a form of expression. Wednesday is the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership’s annual meeting.  They […]

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