97.9FM WCHL

Welcome to Chapel Hill-Carrboro’s News, Talk and Tar Heels station! For 63 years WCHL has been THE place for news, talk Tar Heel Sports and information for Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County. For more than 40 years Ron Stutts has been waking up our community from 6am to 10am weekdays.

Week of February 4, 2019

Stevens and Lavelle watch the General Assembly; county commissioners discuss I-40 widening and a future county jail; Hemminger talks parking; Lavelle talks immigration.

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May 29, 2018: Goodbyeee

Meg's moving on to a new position (don't worry, still in Chapel Hill!), so this is her final Downtown Rundown. (We still have fun.)

June 12, 2019: Summer Reading

Susan discusses the library's summer-reading program - possibly angering one of her staff members in the process. Who can say, really?

June 15, 2019

Clark Church, former Chapel Hill-Carrboro restaurateur, talks about his book, “Tales of Moonshine and a Vanished Mountain Culture,” and his growing up years in the mountains of Ashe County North Carolina, including when hauling, selling, making and drinking illegal “Sugarhead” liquor was a way of life along with fighting chickens and going to church, sometimes all in the same day.

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June 5, 2019: Kawhi Not?

Debby's still calling Toronto to win the NBA title. Also, the Women's World Cup gets under way, and UNC baseball is two wins from Omaha.

June 14, 2019

Melissa Temple-Agosta returns to educate us on the valuable assets of hemp.

June 4, 2019: Fighting TB At The Border

Aaron, Waddy, and guest Laura Gutman (a Duke University pediatrician) agree that there's a humanitarian crisis at the border - and a medical crisis as well. Can they agree on how to address it?

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