Hometown Heroes

Hometown Hero: Robert Humphreys

This week's Hometown Hero is Robert Humphreys, who has served as Business Management Coordinator for The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC since 2004. The center works to maximize hearing access for children with all levels of hearing loss, providing them with...

Hometown Hero: Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue

This week's Hometown Hero is Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue. He spoke with Ron Stutts about how the police department has handled the past few weeks since Silent Sam was torn down. "We don't have an official role related to Silent Sam and that's fine with me. But...

Hometown Hero: Meredith Richard

This week's Hometown Hero is Meredith Richard, the executive director of Musical Empowerment at UNC. One of Carolina's student organizations, Musical Empowerment serves children in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school district who do not otherwise have access to music...

Hometown Hero: Niklaus and Lucy Steiner

This week's Hometown Heroes are Niklaus and Lucy Steiner, who founded the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation in honor of their daughter, Sophie. "Be Loud! Sophie was founded to honor the life of our daughter Sophie who was diagnosed with cancer when she was a freshman at East...

Hometown Hero: Lee Storrow

This week's Hometown Hero is Lee Storrow, the executive director of the North Carolina AIDS Action Network. Per their official website, the NC AIDS Action Network "improves the lives of people living with HIV & AIDS and affected communities through outreach and public...

Hometown Hero: Tami Pfeifer

This week's Hometown Hero is Tami Pfeifer, the executive director of Boomerang! Boomerang is an independent organization that inspires youth to bounce back from challenges and move towards positive change. "Our mission is to inspire youth to bounce back from...