The 5:00 News

The 5:00 News – Seth Tremble Returns, Surgical Tower Opens, West Hillsborough Pizzeria

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, we learn more about the 7-Story Surgery Tower about to open at the UNC Hospital campus. We also learn of a missing person in Chapel Hill, hear about student groups working for climate action, preview local government meetings, and hear about the yearly educator awards in CHCCS. We also learn of a new pizzeria opening in Hillsborough, and more. In sports, Seth Tremble returns to UNC, the Diamond Heels have mid-week action, we hear from Mack Brown on the transfer portal, and more.

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The 5:00 News – Deadly House Fire, Chapel Hill Bond Referendum, County Manager Retires

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, we learn of an overnight housefire in Chapel Hill that left one person dead. We also hear a story on a possible bond referendum from the Chapel Hill Town Council. We learn of the retirement of Orange County Manager Bonnie Hammersley, VinFast hits a snag in Chatham County, and more. In sports, we look ahead to the Spring Football game, UNC Women’s Basketball gets a decorated recruit, and more.

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The 5:00 News – Greene Tract, International Visit to CHHS, Deja Kelly’s Future

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, we learn about the next step for the Greene Tract in Chapel Hill. We also hear a story on the spouse of the Japanese Prime Minister visiting Chapel Hill High School, learn of East Chapel Hill’s Robotics team competing in a championship, and more. In sports, we hear from Deborah Stroman on what comes next from Deja Kelly, recap the weekend in UNC sports, and more.

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The 5:00 News – High Profile Visitor to CHHS, Pittsboro Main Street Honors, Orange County Climate Council

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, we hear about the spouse of the Japanese Prime Minister visiting Chapel Hill High School. We learn about Pittsboro’s downtown receiving honors from NC Main Street. We hear from the Carrboro Town Council on the Intergovernmental Climate Council of Orange County. In sports, we update the Learfield Cup standings, preview Tar Heel teams in action this weekend, and more.

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The 5:00 News – Seth Trimble Transfers, Orange County Capital Needs, PFAS Limits

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, we learn that UNC men’s basketball guard Seth Tremble will be entering the transfer portal and will play elsewhere next year. We also hear a story on Orange County’s capital needs. We hear about possible outcomes from upcoming EPA PFAS regulations, and hear from UNC Baseball Head Coach Scott Forbes, and more.

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The 5:00 News – Opioids on Campus, Pittsboro Gets More Land, Hubert Starts a New Roster

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, we hear a UNC Media Hub Story on the opioid epidemic on campus. We also hear about Pittsboro getting more land from Chatham County, a lockdown at NC Central in Durham, and more. In sports, Hubert Davis conducts exit interviews and begins to build next year’s roster, Vince Carter gets the call to the Hall of Fame, and more.

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The 5:00 News – Old Well Vandalized, Chapel Hill Tax Hike, Reflecting on Men’s Basketball Season

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, we learn that the UNC’s iconic Old Well was vandalized late Saturday night. We also hear from Chapel Hill Mayor Jess Anderson on a possible tax hike coming for the town. We hear from Tom Jenson on issues affecting the presidential race, and more. In sports, we look back at the basketball season, the Diamond Heels stay hot, more individual honors for Tar Heel athletes, and more.

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The 5:00 News – Small Fire on W. Franklin, Conviction in 2023 Shooting, New Carrboro Town Manager

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. Included in this edition of the news, West Franklin Street is briefly closed due to an electrical fire. There’s a conviction in a shooting from 2023. We also learned of Carrboro’s hiring of a new Town Manager. We hear a story about the dedication of Braxton Foushee Street in Carrboro, hear about OWASA’s water quality report card, and more. In sports, UNC Men’s Basketball prepares for a Sweet 16 matchup against Alabama, and more.

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The 5:00 News – Sweet 16 Eve, President Visits, Underage Drinking Investigation

97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey presents the afternoon news. In this edition, we hear a Carolina Connection story about underage drinking and fake I.D.s in Chapel Hill. He hear from President Biden’s remarks yesterday in Raleigh, as well as Tom Jensen on why Biden’s chances at reelection may be improving. We also learn of some new businesses coming to the area, and more. In sports, we hear from Hubert Davis on the eve of UNC’s Sweet 16 game, the Diamond Heels keep winning at home, and more.

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