Joey DeVito

UNC Football Kickoff Against South Carolina

The Tar Heels start the 2015 regular season in Charlotte in a battle for the Carolinas. Marquise Williams will lead the Tar Heel against Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks. Make sure to tune in to WCHL at 97.9 FM or 1360 AM throughout the day for our coverage of the game. See below for a list of scheduled programming. 3 PM – 4 PM Pre-Game Coverage with Aaron Keck 4 PM- 5 P.M. Countdown to Kickoff with Ron Stutts 5 P.M. – 6 P.M. Tar Heel Sports Network Pre-Game Show 6 P.M. Kickoff After the final whistle...

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BARS Course Helps Businesses Prevent Underage Drinking

Mike Mineer and Kelli Raker are used to more people than the five that showed up on Monday night to their Be A Responsible Server (BARS) course. “I’d say the average attendance is 35 or so, but I’ve had as many as 130 something,” Mineer, an Alcohol Law Enforcement Investigator said. Raker, who works as UNC-Chapel Hill’s Sexual Violence Coordinator said the small turnout on Monday was due to the course being offered the previous week, which had close to 80 attendants. The BARS course is usually offered every other month and teaches employees at businesses which serve alcohol about different laws, in particular those related to serving people under 21. The course also teaches preventative measures employees can take to prevent sexual violence. “It was very informative,” said Keats Baswell, former general manager at Bailey’s Pub and Grille. “Obviously you learn through each company what they have and their expectation for it, but actually getting on hands information about it is really helpful.” Some people are required to show up by the courts, which is often the result of a restaurant, bar or other party serving alcohol to a minor. However, many local bars make it a part of employee training to complete the class, and demand for it is still growing. “I know the state and I have both been getting requests to host the class at...

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High School Football Preview: Week 2

Football is back across our community again tonight. WCHL will broadcast the game Friday night between Carrboro High School and East Chapel Hill High School. The game will start at 7:30 East is looking to avenge a 42-12 loss to the Jaguars last year. Both East and Carrboro are coming off of a loss in their first games of the season last week. Carrboro lost to Cedar Ridge 56-15. The Jaguars were torched by Cedar Ridge QB Peyton Pappas, who went 8-9 for 103 yards and three touchdowns, and RB Shemar Miles, who ran for 161 yards and also...

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Football Season Is Back!

It’s that time of the year again! As we close out the month of August and kids head back to school that can only mean one thing – high school football season is here. Check in regularly to WCHL and Chapelboro for all of your local coverage. For a complete schedule for all local high school teams and to find out which games we will be covering throughout the season, click...

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