By Elliott Rubin Elliott Rubin is a former UNC student and current Chapel Hill resident. He can be found arriving fashionably late with a camera to events all around North Carolina.
  • The view from earlier, two hours later.

    The Uncommon Garden Gala

    May 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Local artist Rik Hermanson began designing the Uncommon Garden in 2002, starting from a simple plan to enhance the owner’s backyard. Today, after hundreds of tons of rocks, concrete, soil, boulders, water and plants have been hauled in, this formerly ordinary backyard is an intricate web of sculptural landscapes.

  • Kenan Stadium looked pristine on Saturday for the Spring Football Game.

    UNC Blue-White Spring Football Game

    April 12, 2014 at 9:29 pm

    Tar Heel football fans, players and coaches got to enjoy the first taste of action in Kenan Stadium since last season during the annual Blue-White Spring Football game.

  • Erika Johnson gave the Tar Heels good minutes off the bench in the second half.

    NCAA Women’s 2nd Round – North Carolina vs. Michigan State

    March 26, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Second Round game with #4 UNC and #5 Michigan State looked to be a close game after Carolina’s last victory. Unfortunately for the Spartans, the Tar Heels took an early lead and kept Michigan State at bay for the remainder of the game. UNC won 62-53 in a […]

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    NCHSAA Women’s Championship Game

    March 16, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    The 2014 NCHSAA Women’s Championship Game between Hickory High School and the Chapel Hill Tigers tipped off at 5pm on Saturday, March 15th at the Dean E. Smith Center on UNC’s campus.

  • UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont.

    Healthiest You at UNC Wellness Center

    February 12, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    The 4th Annual 2014 Healthiest You Challenge presented by UNC Health Care is offering our listeners a chance to be part of a free, six-week program presented by 97.9 FM WCHL and and coordinated by the UNC Wellness Centers at Meadowmont and UNC Wellness Centers at Northwest Cary. On Tuesday, team members and WCHL […]

  • The back of The Franklin Hotel.

    Friends of Downtown Meeting at Franklin Hotel

    January 31, 2014 at 5:59 am

    Early Thursday morning, the Friends of Downtown held their monthly meeting at the Franklin Hotel. Residents and business owners from all around Chapel Hill congregated for coffee and conversation on a chilly morning while enjoying the warm temperatures inside. The following presentation by Phil Szostak shed light on past, present and future architecture in and […]

  • Go Heels, Go America!

    Belk Bowl – UNC vs. Cincinnati – Part One

    December 30, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    The North Carolina Tar Heels faced the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Belk Bowl at 3:20 pm on Saturday, December 28th at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

  • Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC, home of the 2013 Belk Bowl.

    Belk Bowl – UNC vs. Cincinnati – Part Two

    December 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    North Carolina faced the Cincinnati Bearcats at 3:20 pm on Saturday, December 28th at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. Part two of the gallery includes post-game player and celebration photos.

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    Hillsborough Holiday Parade

    December 12, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Early morning rain and cold weather gave way to dry skies and Hillsborough’s Holiday Parade went off without a hitch. Floats from local businesses and organizations and other parade participants entertained the crowd that formed in downtown Hillsborough, and the weather managed to cooperate for a few hours to give everyone a great Saturday morning.

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    Downtown Hillsborough Christmas Tree Lighting

    December 11, 2013 at 10:00 am

    On a cool, clear Friday night in Downtown Hillsborough, citizens and visitors from all around celebrated the holidays at the Old Orange County Courthouse. The Orange Community Players read from classic Christmas stories and sung carols before the Town Tree lighting countdown. Sponsored by the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce, Friday’s event was just the beginning […]