Kelly Fahey

Al’s Burger Shack Opening Second Chapel Hill Location

A popular locally owned burger restaurant has announced today that it will open its second location this summer. Al’s Burger Shack, which opened its first location on Franklin Street in 2013, will open a new location in Southern Village near Weaver Street Market. The restaurant has a focus on local and sustainable food and drink and antibiotic free, pasture-raised beef. Its popularity has earned it praise in a number of national publications, including the New York Times and Garden and Gun, as well as accolades from Indy Week and Chapel Hill Magazine. Al’s Southern Village will offer staples from...

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Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament Raises $80,000 for Ronald McDonald House

Over 100 golfers gathered for the 29th Annual Carolina Kids Classic Charity Golf Tournament last Thursday. The tournament, which was hosted by UNC head football coach Larry Fedora, raised $80,000 for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill, which is the only Ronald McDonald house that serves families from all 100 counties in North Carolina. The Carolina Kids Classic has raised more than $3.8 million since it was created in 1988 by the legendary “Voice of the Tar Heels” Woody Durham and Greensboro businessman Mike Haley. Fedora and Durham welcomed contestants to the Finley Golf Course, among whom were...

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Chapel Hill Awards Top Honor to Two Employees

Two Town of Chapel Hill employees have been awarded the town’s highest employee honor. The 2017 W. Calvin Horton Service Award winners were announced on Sunday by Town Manager Roger Stancil as part of the town’s Employee Appreciation Day at the UNC Friday Center. Joseph McMiller, Assistant Operations Manager at Chapel Hill Transit, and Heather Robinson, Master Firefighter, were given the award. McMiller has served on various committees during his tenure with the municipality, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration committee and the Employee Forum. He has also organized a Hurricane Matthew Relief Drive and started the Stuff...

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