Ron Stutts

July 17 Proclaimed “Ron Stutts Day” in Chapel Hill

The Town of Chapel Hill has officially proclaimed Monday, July 17, as “Ron Stutts Day”. The accolade marks the 40 year anniversary of Stutts hosting the Morning Show on WCHL. Stutts has also officiated weddings, acted as Master of Ceremonies and led Chapel Hill’s Holiday Parade as Grand Marshal on several occasions. Stutts’ work at WCHL has included covering politics since the presidential campaign of Ronald Reagan and covering five UNC Basketball National Championships. The proclamation was made by Community Safety Communications Specialist Ran Northam at a celebration honoring Stutts held at the Strowd on...

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The Music in My Head – 1/4/2017

I woke up with this song in my head this morning… the one-and-only Jimmy Page, guitar genius. Some people say it may be the greatest rock n’ roll song of all time. I know it’s not far from the top. It’s an amazing song performed live, too.

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Ron Stutts is Back and (Almost) Better than Ever!

After going through four weeks of not being able to do his morning show on WCHL, Ron Stutts is getting closer to 100 percent every day and is about to get back on the air! Currently, he plans to host Countdown to Kickoff starting at 12:30pm on Saturday before the Tar Heels face off with Virginia Tech.  Then, he’ll resume hosting The Morning Show with Ron Stutts on Monday morning! And, at the end of next week, The Morning Show will begin airing from 6am to 10am each weekday! Ron wants to thank a few people for helping him get through...

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Ron Stutts Wins NCAB Broadcast Personality of the Year for Third Time

WCHL’s Ron Stutts was presented with the 2016 Radio Personality of the Year Award in a Non-Metro market by the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters this week. The award has been given three times and he has won all three. Stutts accepted the award at the NCAB Convention, held on June 14 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. For Radio Personality of the Year, one award is given in each market – Large, Medium and Non-Metro. Criteria for judging include such things as writing, story approach, on-air presence, creativity, effectiveness and delivery. The judges, who are broadcasters from the...

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Dining For Dollars to Benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels is preparing for their 2016 Dining For Dollars event.  Hickory Tavern in Carrboro will host the event on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 6 PM until 9 PM. Tickets are available. Stacey Yusko and Tina Cunningham of Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels joined Ron Stutts to discuss the event.  Yusko says the event “is the most fun…I have enjoyed it every single time I’ve gone, because it’s delicious food, it’s great fellowship, people are in a good mood, it’s very casual, and we have a fantastic silent auction.” Close to 250 people are expected to...

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Adopt Leah: A Sweet Terrier

UPDATE: ADOPTED Meet Leah. Leah is a terrier and is available for adoption at Orange County Animal Services.  She is believed to be somewhere between 1 and 2 years old. This is one of the sweetest animals to ever step into into the WCHL/Chapelboro office.  She is friendly and made little noise while interacting with Ron Stutts and the rest of the staff.  The terrier is less than 10 pounds and would be the perfect lap dog. October is Dog Adoption Month.  The adoption fee for Leah and her friends is $60.  See a full list of pets available...

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Jersey Mike’s Hosting Fundraiser Today

Head to Jersey Mike’s Subs on Elliott Road or at Chapel Hill North on MLK Blvd. on Thursday, and 25 percent of your purchase will go to a local man who is raising money for medical care. Kevin Schaefer has spinal muscular atrophy and that’s cost him most of the use of his arms. He’s trying to raise $50,000 for a JACO Robotic Arm. Schaefer joined WCHL’s Ron Stutts Thursday morning, along with local Jersey Mike’s co-owner Brendan Turk. Here his story below:'S.mp3...

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