Good News Friday – Transplanting Traditions!August 26, 2016 at 8:38 am
While researching to write a story profiling all of the wonderful local farmers markets we have here in the Chapelboro area, we discovered a very special program that we have to tell you about.
The Transplanting Traditions Community Farm, located off of Jones Ferry Road in the Elinor Irvin Nature Preserve is a community farm cared for by refugees from southeast Asia.
WCHL Going Local All DayAugust 24, 2016 at 12:40 pm
As students return to campus and the Tar Heels prepare to take the field and chase the ACC championship, WCHL will be launching the next phase of its long history with a new state-of-the-art studio at University Place. A new app and redesigned website will soon be unveiled. And WCHL will now present local programming all day during […]
August 23, 2016August 23, 2016 at 2:14 pm
Coach K’s selfish Olympic reign is finally over. http://audio.chapelboro.com.s3.amazonaws.com/2016/August/23/ART%20CHANSKYS%20SPORTS%20NOTEBOOK_082316.mp3
Rev. Thomas Nixon: Hometown HeroAugust 22, 2016 at 9:00 am
Rev. Thomas Nixon is this week’s Hometown Hero. He has been the pastor of St. Paul AME Church for 12 years. Recently, the members of St. Paul celebrated Rev. Nixon’s 35 years in the ministry and 30 years as a pastor. His many awards and honors include Community Outreach Lamp Lighter Award from Radio One […]
Good News Friday – Local Businesses are Lining Up to Offer a Living Wage!August 19, 2016 at 8:47 am
Local Businesses are lining-up to offer a Living Wage!
According to Susan Romaine of the Orange County Living Wage Project, A ‘living wage’ is the minimum amount that a worker must earn to afford their basic necessities, without public or private assistance.
Celebrating D.G. Martin DayAugust 18, 2016 at 9:00 am
WCHL is celebrating D.G. Martin Day on Thursday. D.G. Martin connects readers, listeners, and viewers to books, politics, food, and the Tar Heel State. He writes columns, hosts Who’s Talking on WCHL, and is the star of North Carolina Bookwatch on UNC-TV. Ron Stutts shares his thoughts on D.G. Martin: “Most people don’t know this, but D.G. actually […]
Keith Cochran: Hometown HeroAugust 15, 2016 at 9:00 am
Keith Cochran is this week’s Hometown Hero. Keith coached Rainbow Soccer teams for 30 years before recently retiring. He started in 1986 when his oldest son was 6. He coached both of his sons and they became assistant coaches as adults. He is stepping down now because he normally gets a group of kids and […]
Good News Friday – What is SKJAJA? – You Need to Know!August 12, 2016 at 7:22 am
If you listen to WCHL, you’ve probably heard the term SKJAJA, but do you know what it actually is? Well, you need to, because it is awesome!
The SKJAJA Fund is a local charity formed in 2008 by Chapel Hill Residents Charlotte and Eric White.
Leanne Joyce: Hometown HeroAugust 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Leanne Joyce is this week’s Hometown Hero. Leanne is the Founder and President of Positive Impact for Kids. The organization strives to improve the hospital experience for children and teenagers receiving inpatient medical care in the United States. Get more information on Positive Impact for Kids. Leanne is 16 years old and will be entering […]
Good News Friday – A Lot of Tar Heels are Participating in the Olympics – And Not Just Athletes!August 5, 2016 at 6:50 am
A LOT of Tar Heels are participating in the Olympics – And not just athletes!
With the Opening Ceremonies tonight in Brazil; UNC is well represented! As WCHL’s Blake Hodge reported last week in a story you can find on Chapelboro.com; there are 17 current and former Tar Heel athletes vying for Olympic gold in Rio.