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  • Paws4ever

    Katy McClure: Hometown Hero

    July 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Katy McClure is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero. Katy worked as a coordinator at Paws4Ever for more than eight years.  She no longer works for the organization, but still volunteers her time to work with their dogs.  She is an advocate for the dogs.  We have seen Katy come by WCHL as a part of our Adopt a […]

  • Osiris Rankin

    Osiris Rankin: Hometown Hero

    July 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Osiris Rankin is Tuesday’s Hometown Hero. A few years ago, Osiris enrolled at Durham Tech.  He had no previous college credits.  After finishing at Durham Tech, he transferred to UNC.  Recently, he graduated and is getting ready for Harvard at their Clinical Psychology graduate program. Learn more about his story. http://audio.chapelboro.com.s3.amazonaws.com/2016/july/12/HOMETOWN%20HERO_JULY%2012th%20OSIRIS%20RANKIN%20(hometown%20hero).mp3 You can nominate your […]

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    Darline Johns: Hometown Hero

    July 11, 2016 at 10:15 am

    Darline Johns is Monday’s Hometown Hero. Darline works hard for the Chatham Backpack Program.  The program provides food for weekends and school year breaks to children in Chatham County. Specifically, she works to help students at North Chatham Elementary School.  Learn more about The Backpack Program in Chatham County.  The program works with Chatham Outreach Alliance […]

  • Chantal Jefferson from Planet Fitness (Photo by Nicki Morse)

    WCHL Broadcasts Live from University Place for Hot Diggity Days

    July 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm
  • Li Qian

    Li Qian: Hometown Hero

    July 8, 2016 at 10:45 am

    Li Qian is Friday’s Hometown Hero. She is an assistant professor and medical researcher at UNC.  She was working on Christmas Eve when she discovered something that may one day cure heart disease. Now, she has won the first ever award for stem cell and regenerative medicine. The Boyalife, Science and Science Translational Medicine Award is for researchers younger […]

  • Osiris Rankin

    Good News Friday: Osiris Rankin – What a Great Story!

    July 8, 2016 at 9:00 am

    You probably haven’t heard the name, Osiris Rankin, but after today you won’t be able to forget.

    In 2010 at 31 years old, without a college degree and working retail in Chapel Hill, Osiris decided he needed to make a change. He had 2 goals in life: to be a father with sufficient and stable employment, and provide a return on investment to all the people in his life who had made an investment in him.

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    Non-Profit Showcase with Fred Black

    July 9, 2016 at 2:37 pm

    Fred Black is the Sr. Vice President of Black Star Strategies, Inc., a leadership coaching and development firm. In his over 20 years in Chapel Hill, he has been an active community volunteer, participating with a variety of public and private organizations and committees, and serving as a director and leader of a number of […]

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    Say Yes to the Chef

    July 7, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    Chefs Janice Escott and Kelly Taylor are excited to be joining the WCHL team. Come along with us as we peek into locals chef’s kitchens, learn about what is stirring up food activists, and to get a taste of what’s new and delicious in our local food world. Check out our recipes and videos at […]

  • Martha Brunstein

    Martha Brunstein: Hometown Hero

    July 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

    Martha Brunstein is Thursday’s Hometown Hero. Martha is the President of Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library.  They are an association of persons committed to furthering the excellence of the Chapel Hill Public Library by raising money for library needs, sponsoring programs for adults and children, and fostering interest in the Chapel Hill Public Library. […]

  • Archie Daniel

    Archie Daniel: Hometown Hero

    July 5, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Archie Daniel is a retired Captain with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.  He spent about 30 years in law enforcement. Even after all those years of community service, Archie has continued his public service work with seniors, through a Program called S.A.L.T.  That stands for Seniors and Law Enforcement Together. THE S.A.L.T. program aims to reduce both […]