Hometown Heroes

Hometown Hero: Andrew Sachs

This week's Hometown Hero is Andrew Sachs, who worked as a Public Disputes Coordinator for the Dispute Settlement Center in Carrboro. The Town of Carrboro recently proclaimed Wednesday, October 24 2018 as "Andy Sachs Day" in appreciation for his work. "This is a...

Hometown Hero: Mark Marcoplos

This week's Hometown Hero is Mark Marcoplos, an Orange County Commissioner who is concerned about the environment and other issues surrounding our community. He has advocated for solid waste reduction and works to help young people get involved in vocational trades....

Hometown Hero: John Riley

This week's Hometown Hero is John Riley, the Senior Lake Warden for Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA). He previously worked as a Wildlife Biologist for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, where he served for 12 years. "I do love what I do. It's the best job...

Hometown Hero: Suzanne Tormollen

This week's Hometown Hero is Suzanne Tormollen from TABLE! She was integral in setting up TABLE's sixth annual Empty Bowls event, which took place this past weekend and helped raise funds for TABLE's goal of feeding children in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. "TABLE is...

Hometown Hero: Nicki Morse

This week's Hometown Hero is 97.9 The Hill WCHL's own Nicki Morse, who organized a donation drive to help North Carolina residents who had been affected by Hurricane Florence. She filled up a U-Haul with supplies and then drove down to Oak Island and nearby coastal...

Hometown Hero: Corey Root

This week's Hometown Hero is Corey Root, the Programs Coordinator with the Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness! She spoke with Ron Stutts about what the program offers to residents who are experiencing homelessness. "It's really exactly as you said,...