This week’s WCHL Hometown Hero is Miriam Fahrer, a board member of the Faith Connection on Mental Illness. The Faith Connection on Mental Illness works with local faith communities to advocate for and support and educate individuals and families who are living with mental illness.Read More
UNC System President Margaret Spellings is receiving a $95,000 performance bonus from the Board of Governors. Spellings was previously awarded a $90,000 bonus last year.Read More
Southern Living named Chapel Hill as one of the prettiest cities in the South. Chapel Hill checks in at No. 10 on the list, with Charleston, South Carolina at the top.Read More
With March Madness officially upon us, everyone is filling out a tournament bracket. That includes former President Barack Obama, who made it a tradition to fill out both a men’s and women’s bracket while in the Oval Office. His bracket for the men’s tournament this year consists of a Final Four of North Carolina, Virginia, Villanova and Michigan State. He then picks a championship match of Virginia and Michigan State, with the Spartans claiming the title. Just because I have more time to watch games doesn’t mean my picks will be better, but here are my brackets this year:...Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: March Madness. For Triangle basketball fans, this year is another tournament where North Carolina, Duke and NC State are all in the tournament. Carolina is the No. 2 seed in the West region while Duke and State are the No. 2 and 9 seeds in the Midwest region respectively. Even NC Central is in the tournament this year and the Eagles will be in the play-in game today at 6:40pm against Texas Southern. If there’s one thing Triangle residents love more than watching basketball, it’s having drinks while watching basketball. Unscripted...Read More
This week’s 97.9 The Hill WCHL Hometown Heroes, presented by Performance AutoMall, are David Caldwell and Jeffrey Thompson! Caldwell is a Major with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, while Thompson is director of asset management services for Orange County.Read More
The 97.9 The Hill WCHL studio had special guests on air today, when Wayne and Sharron Phillips sat down to speak with Ron Stutts about the LIVESTRONG program at local YMCA’s.