“A Mountain Populist To The Very End”
When long-time legislator and lawyer Martin Nesbitt died last week at age 67, he was already on my mind for a column. The news of his stomach cancer, ...
Peg Todloski On Jump-Starting A New Lifestyle
I have loved, loved, loved the opportunity to use the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. It’s such a great facility. I’ve always been a li...
Robin Maher On Her Healthiest You Journey
The 2014 Healthiest You Challenge has been a very positive experience for me. I have learned that exercise, although tough at times, can be fun and ve...
Freddie Kiger: “They Are My Heroes”
Freddie Kiger's speech on heroes and heroism, delivered February 23, 2014 at WCHL's Hometown Heroes recognition lunch.
Order Amidst Chaos, Or Vice Versa: “Arcadia” At Deep Dish
Deep Dish Theater tackles Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia," a dazzlingly smart play that leaps across time in search of truth.
North Carolina’s Tribal Rivalries
Have we gotten used to all the national attention on North Carolina and our tribal rivalries? Do we mind the reports of the mean-spiritedness, the rud...
Dr. Tina Lepage
Accepting Your Child As-Is
Every parent knows to say that they accept their child just as they are. Most parents also want to believe that. Yet they have their list of ways they...
This is Raleigh Mann. My bride Betsy and I have been in the North Carolina Cancer Hospital and the adjacent Women’s Hospital off of Manning Drive a ...
Checking In On Peak Oil
In last week’s column, The Case of the Missing Propane, I explained how the widespread use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale oil deposits ...
Alison Stephens, Coach of Team Cameron’s, On Sticking With It
Alison Stephens of UNC Wellness Center at Cary joined our Aaron Keck to talk about how to build and maintain a healthier lifestyle. http://audio.chape...
Playing Basketball In The Snow
This is Lew Margolis. Now that the snow has melted and the supplies of road salt depleted, I have a question. How are a postponed UNC/Duke basketball ...
Planting Native, Saving Our Diversity
“First question for you,” says UNC-TV’s Exploring North Carolina host, Tom Earnhardt, when he begins his talk to a Rotary club or other civi...
Dustin Buttars, Coach of Team Massage Envy Southpoint, Gives Advice For A Healthier You
Dustin Buttars of UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont joined our Aaron Keck to talk about the first week of the Healthiest You Challenge, how past conte...
The Case of the Missing Propane
Over the past few weeks, I have seen many stories about propane shortages in the United States. As a result of these shortages, prices for propane hav...
Art’s Angle: Unfathomable Journey
When you think about the millions of rags-to-riches stories in American history, there may not be a journey quite like that of Mike Krzyzewski. Yes, o...
The Ephesus/Fordham Plan Is Right For Chapel Hill
This is Kristen Smith. Chapel Hill, we have a real opportunity before us. After several years of work, the Town is looking to begin implementation of ...
Documenting Down East’s Disappearing Way Of Life
“Down East” in North Carolina does not mean what you think it means. Larry Earley, former editor of “Wildlife in North Carolina” magazine and ...
The Art of Potential
Rites of Passage: Little Miss Muffet vs. the Spider
In anthropology, a rite of passage is a time in our life’s journey when we gain a new standing in the community or move from one status to another. ...
Buy Something Unexpected
The Fashion Plate’s last article focused on eight staple looks. But let’s flip the switch. If adding a little more style and flair is on y...
A Tale of Two Spills
On February 2, 2014, a storm water drain at a retired coal-fired power plant near the North Carolina-Virginia border ruptured, which allowed more than...