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  • 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 […]

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    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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    What’s Open?

    January 23, 2016 at 11:07 am

    This page will be updated during winter weather events.

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    Marcus Paige Reads to Third Graders at Rashkis Elementary School

    January 20, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    Marcus Paige read to third graders at Rashkis Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon.  The senior guard recently was nominated for the Senior CLASS Award.  The award is given by the NCAA each year to student-athletes that excel on and off the court.  Paige is a double major in History and Media and Journalism.  He has made the Academic […]

  • WCHL

    We Listen

    January 7, 2016 at 9:37 am

    We listen here at WCHL and Chapelboro and we want to hear from you. What do you think of our local programming?  How about our syndicated shows from Stephanie Miller, Thom Hartmann, and Jim Bohannon? Share your thoughts at! Thank you for listening to 97.9 WCHL and for reading  

  • Flooding

    Chapel Hill Flooding

    December 30, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    Heavy rain in the Chapel Hill area led to flooding on Wednesday afternoon.  Coverage of the Chapel Hill flooding can be found here.

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    ‘Soft Kitty’ heirs sue The Big Bang Theory

    December 30, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Today is Wednesday, December 30, 2015.  There’s a ‘Soft Kitty’ and ‘The Big Bang Theory’ lawsuit happening.  The grammar police strike in one of the Dakota’s and we see some great Rubik’s Cube work. Soft Kitty Sues The Big Bang Theory “Soft Kitty” is a popular gag on the CBS sitcom, The Big Bang Theory.  Over […]

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    Saving Matt Damon

    December 29, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    Today is Tuesday, December 29, 2015.  Evidently, it costs a lot of money to save Matt Damon.  We also hear more about that “affluenza” teen and dogs don’t like baths. Saving Matt Damon We’ve all seen “Saving Private Ryan.”  Tom Hanks and his crew search for Matt Damon. But, that wasn’t the first time there was […]

  • NORAD Tracking Santa Claus

    Tracking Santa Claus

    December 28, 2015 at 11:50 am

    Today is Monday, December 29, 2015.  We learn about tracking Santa Claus and about getting un-divorced. Tracking Santa Claus On Christmas Eve, millions of children are tracking Santa Claus. They use the NORAD Santa Tracker. It all began with a typo. In 1955, Sears Roebuck & Co. ran an advertisement in a Colorado Springs-area newspaper […]

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