Hometown Heroes

Hometown Hero: Ginger Young

This week's Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Ginger Young from Book Harvest! Ginger is the executive director and founder of Book Harvest, a non-profit providing books to families who need them and working towards promoting literacy and educational...

Hometown Hero: Flicka Bateman

This week's Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Flicka Bateman from the Refugee Support Center in Carrboro! Flicka is the Director of the Refugee Support Center and spoke to WCHL's Ron Stutts about the ongoing refugee crisis not only in regards to the...

Hometown Hero: Jaki Shelton Green

This week's Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Jaki Shelton Green, the new poet laureate for North Carolina. “Jaki Shelton Green brings a deep appreciation of our state’s diverse communities to her role as an ambassador of North Carolina literature,”...

Hometown Hero: Milbrey Starnes

This week's Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Milbrey Starnes. A longtime Chapel Hill native, Milbrey passed away on May 15, 2018. She was very involved in the community and spent many hours volunteering with the Chapel Hill Fire Department. Ron...