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May 23rd – Tall as a Giraffe!

What would life be like if you were as tall as a giraffe? (with special guests, Elinor Landess and Jim Wise, talking about an important event upcoming on June 2nd at Chapel Hill Public Library, providing ways to keep children and young adults safe during the summer.) Click to Listen!

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SECU Foundation Awards Scholarships to Local High School Students

The State Employees’ Credit Union members via the SECU Foundation presented $10,000 four-year college scholarships to three local graduating Carrboro High School seniors for study at one of the 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. The three students who received scholarships are Savannah Dolan (Appalachian State University), Kawla Htee (UNC-Greensboro) and Joseph Trimmer (UNC-Asheville). The SECU Foundation High School Scholarship is available to graduating public high school seniors who are either members of SECU or eligible for membership through a parent or guardian. “SECU members have a deep commitment to education in North Carolina and truly...

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News Around Town: May 21

News Around Town is a collection of local events and news stories around town that are highlighted on the radio. Check back next Monday for more! Have an event you wanted submitted? Submit it to the Chapelboro.com event calendar! The Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough is airing several documentaries about local music legends. Tickets are $10.00. Friday, June 8 – Local music legend Elizabeth Cotten. Film begins at 7:00pm. Friday, June 20 – Local music legend Doug Clark, featuring the last recorded interview with Clark before his death in 2002. Film begins at 7:00pm. Friday, August 10 – Local music...

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Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Despite the rain, many people ventured to University Place to celebrate the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market’s 10th anniversary. The Chapel Hill Town Council also declared Saturday, May 19, 2018 to be Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market Day. The market was founded in 2008 by local farmers. They support local farmers and artisans within a 60-mile radius of Chapel Hill and offer fresh, locally grown produce year round. It is not a surprise to see local restaurants come out and get produce for the week. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support the local...

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2018 People’s Choice Award Winners

The winners of the 2018 People’s Choice Awards were announced tonight at the Business Excellence Awards, presented by the Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce. A complete list of winners can be found below. Best Customer Service: Jersey Mike’s of Chapel Hill & Hillsborough There’s a world of difference between a good sandwich a great one, and the subs served up by Jersey Mikes in Chapel Hill and Hillsborough live up to the “sub above” slogan. Complete with a signature drizzle of blended red wine vinegar and olive oil that provides just the right punch of fresh flavor, a Jersey Mike’s...

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The Music in My Head: 5/14 – 5/18

5/14/18: Cat Stevens “Father and Son” Yesterday was Mother’s Day, of course. Our daughter, Cam, came all the way from Wilmington and spent the whole weekend with us. We talked to our son, Zac, out on the West Coast too. But this is a song about fathers and sons! Read more   5/15/18: The Three Degrees “When Will I See You Again” I woke up this morning with “The Sound of Philadelphia” in my head! A lot of great soul music has come out of Philadelphia, and a lot of it is related to Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff, an accomplished...

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