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Carolina-Providence Notes

(Courtesy of UNC Sports Information) • Carolina is now 30-6 overall this season and 114-44 all-time in NCAA Tournament play. • The Tar Heels are 52-10 as a No. 1 seed, 33-1 in NCAA Tournament games in the state of North Carolina and 10-2 vs. No. 9 seeds. • Carolina advances to its 33rd regional semifinal and 27th “Sweet 16” (officially designated since 1975). • Carolina has won 29 consecutive NCAA Tournament games in the state of North Carolina. • Head coach Roy Williams is second in all-time NCAA Tournament wins with 67. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski is first with...

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Paul Klever: Hometown Hero

Paul Klever is Friday’s Hometown Hero. Paul has been the director Charles House for the last dozen years. Charles House continues to expand.  It gets better and better at helping some of our older citizens and their families. The mission of Charles House Association: Enriching the lives of seniors Supporting families caring for aging family members Representing the community’s commitment to its elders Paul Klever is very passionate about his job and the mission of the organization. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since 2002....

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UNC-Florida Gulf Coast Notes

(Courtesy of UNC Sports Information) • Carolina is now 29-6 overall this season and 113-44 in NCAA Tournament play. • The Tar Heels are 51-10 as a No. 1 seed, 32-1 in NCAA Tournament games in the state of North Carolina and 12-0 vs. No. 16 seeds. • Carolina has won 28 consecutive NCAA Tournament games in the state of North Carolina. • Head coach Roy Williams moved into second place in all-time NCAA Tournament wins with victory No. 66. He passed Dean Smith, who won 65 at UNC. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski is first with 89. • Williams has...

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Nicole Budd from A Better Image Printing Team Shares Healthiest You Update

After two kids and multiple moves for my husband’s medical school and now residency programs, I was finally ready to make 2016 the year of ME!  I didn’t know what I was going to do, but I was going to focus some of my energy on making “me” better – physically, mentally, emotionally.  Although I thought it would be a long shot, I entered the WCHL Healthiest You contest in January and to my delight, I was selected to be on Team A Better Image, as one of the 64 contestants trying to improve their health and along the...

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Jamie Rohe: Hometown Hero

Jamie Rohe is Thursday’s Hometown Hero. Jamie is heading up the annual “Project Connect.”  It is sometimes referred to as Project Homeless Connect.  She’s been working hard for years to help end homelessness in our community helping those who are homeless as well as those at risk for becoming homeless.  She’s about to step down from her position, so this will be her last “PROJECT CONNECT.” Learn more about Project Connect. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since 2002....

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John Bates: Hometown Hero

John Bates is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero. John recently retired after 30+ years as a mail carrier for the Chapel Hill Post Office.  He always delivered with a smile.  He cared about all of his customers and always had time for a kind word. When somebody thanks him for going above and beyond the call of duty, John always says, “That’s what we do.” He decided to retire with little fanfare.  But, Nancy Luberoff, who has gotten her mail delivered by John to her house for years, wanted to make sure he put him in the spotlight. You can nominate...

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2016 Primary Election Results

On Tuesday, March 15, voters in Orange County voted in the 2016 primary election.  It was a good night for Orange County incumbents.  In statewide races, there were few surprises. 2016 Primary Election Results   Non-Partisan Election Results All voters in Orange County will decide the Connect NC Public Improvement Bond.  All voters in the Orange County Schools district will also cast votes for positions on the Orange County Board of Education. Connect NC Public Improvement Bond Candidate Votes Percent For✔ 1,401,801 65.56 Against 736,488 34.44 Precincts Reported: 2709 of 2709   Orange County Board of Education Candidate Votes Percent Stephen H....

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Betty Matteson: Hometown Hero

Betty Matteson is Tuesday’s Hometown Hero. According to Cindy Clark from the UNC Wellness Center, Betty is the heartbeat of cardiac rehab. Betty works largely behind the scenes, but the staff at UNC Wellness Center relies on her hard work and skills. She plans to retire and has worked tirelessly to improve her department. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since...

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Carolina-Virginia Notes

(Courtesy of UNC Sports Informaton) • Carolina is now 28-6 overall and 96-44 in the ACC Tournament. The 96 wins are the most in ACC Tournament history. • Carolina won its 18th ACC Tournament championship, one behind Duke for the all-time record. • Carolina won the regular-season title and the ACC Tournament in the same year for the 11th time (1957, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1977, 1979, 1982, 2007, 2008 and 2016). • This is the third time that Roy Williams has coached the Tar Heel to the regular-season and Tournament titles in the same year. • Carolina played in its...

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