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    Good News Friday – Autumn is Coming – We Promise!

    September 2, 2016 at 7:29 am

    Today we take a look back at a summer of good news; with a special edition of ‘Good News Friday!’
    Even though the temperature is expected to be back in the 90s next week, the summer IS actually coming to an end; school is back, UNC football starts this weekend, and soon enough the temperatures will cool to a crisp; the leaves will start changing colors and the autumn sky will glow a deep Carolina blue. We promise…it is coming!

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    Brenda Thomas: Hometown Hero

    August 29, 2016 at 9:15 am

    Brenda Thomas is this week’s Hometown Hero. Brenda and her husband Terry decided to open their home to foster children, but her history with foster children and special needs children goes way back.  Brenda was a foster child as an infant.  Her son was born with special needs. Brenda and Terry have fostered 63 children over the […]

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    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.

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    WCHL Going Local All Day

    August 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, 2016

    August 23, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    Coach K’s selfish Olympic reign is finally over.

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    Rev. Thomas Nixon: Hometown Hero

    August 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.

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    Celebrating D.G. Martin Day

    August 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

    Keith Cochran: Hometown Hero

    August 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.