On Air Today with Brighton McConnell

On Air Today: Lindsey Bailey for Safety Tip Tuesdays

Lindsay Bailey of Safe Kids of Orange County and Safe Kids of Chatham County joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss a new series her organizations are putting on: “Safety Tip Tuesdays”!

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Wonderful Water: Monica Dodson of OWASA

On this month’s ‘Wonderful Water,’ 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell is joined by Monica Dodson, the OWASA Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Recycling Manager. She shares updates on the service agency’s annual wastewater treatment report card.

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On Air Today: Aaron Nelson of the Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro

Following the first of the Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro’s Critical Issues Series, President Aaron Nelson joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to share takeaways from the discussion.

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On Air Today: Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood

Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood rejoins us in the 97.9 The Hill studio to share updates on his office’s response through Thursday, February 18, to the winter storm. He also gives advice to residents on how to stay safe and prepared Thursday night until the storm warning expires on Friday.

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On Air Today: Kimberly Brewer of Orange County Bail/Bond Justice

Orange County Bail/Bond Justice, a local initiative focusing on criminal justice reform, recently shared its latest quarterly report. Chair of the nonprofit Kimberly Brewer stops by to speak with 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell about its findings and different ways Orange County has grown in criminal justice reform in the last year.

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On Air Today: Dale Edwards of The News of Orange County

Managing Editor of the News of Orange County Dale Edwards joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss some recent story his newspaper is covering in the northern area of the county. Edwards shares further details of the Efland Station project’s exit from the region, as well as small businesses in Hillsborough beginning to open back up.

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On Air Today: Jennifer Gill and Quinton Harper of Inter-Faith Council

The Inter-Faith Council in our community recently opened a brand new building in Carrboro. IFC’s Jennifer Gill and Quinton Harper join 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to share how the virtual opening of the building went and what new elements it brings to IFC’s community service.

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On Air Today: Fran Castillo and the Dr. Pauli Murray Awards

Fran Castillo, the chair of the Orange County Human Relations Commission, joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to share details about the upcoming 31st Annual Pauli Murray Awards. Plus, she shares how community members can nominate others to be recognized for their social justice activity!

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