With Open ArmsSeptember 23, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Editors Note: The following is an excerpt of an article written by Zachary Read of UNC Health Care. It tells the story of UNC medical student Yousef Abu-Salha who fulfilled a dream of caring for child refugees from Syria, while honoring the legacy of his slain sisters Yusor and Razan and best friend Deah. Read the […]
Angeline Warren: Hometown HeroSeptember 19, 2016 at 10:04 am
Angeline Warren is this week’s Hometown Hero. Angeline is always working behind the scenes as a registrar in the music department at UNC. But, that’s not even close to everything she does in our community. She rarely slows down. Each year, Angeline works on her family reunion and class reunion. She is a member of […]
Today is the day WCHL goes local all daySeptember 19, 2016 at 8:55 am
As of today (Monday, September 19, 2016), WCHL will be presenting local programming all day during the week. Here is the lineup for weekday programming: Ron Stutts, the voice of Chapel Hill for 39 years, will add an hour to his morning show each weekday. He will be on air from 6 am until 10 am […]
2016 Hillsborough Hog DaySeptember 18, 2016 at 8:38 am
Victor Edwards: Hometown HeroSeptember 12, 2016 at 10:30 am
Victor Edwards is this week’s Hometown Hero. Victor is an accountant with a heart of gold. Here is an example of that. He had a call from a single mom who was adopting a special needs child. She had a tax question that no one would answer because she wasn’t a client. So, Victor did […]
Cunningham Said Yes, Then No, To FloridaSeptember 9, 2016 at 5:28 pm
Sources close to both athletic departments have confirmed a USA Today report that UNC’s Bubba Cunningham agreed to become the new athletics director at the University of Florida in August but changed his mind as the deal was to be announced in Gainesville, Florida. Cunningham, who grew up in Naples, Florida, and still has family […]
Emma Parry: Hometown HeroSeptember 6, 2016 at 10:30 am
Emma Parry is this week’s Hometown Hero. Emma is 14 years old. President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign was the beginning of her interest in politics. She started calling voters at age 10 as a volunteer for Obama’s reelection bid. She also knocked on doors and doing voter registration drives. She was able to meet First […]
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!
Brenda Thomas: Hometown HeroAugust 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 […]
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.