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 September 17, 2018

The community recovers from Hurricane Florence. Also: the Colonial Inn moves forward in Hillsborough, UNC Health Care's Eastowne project moves forward in Chapel Hill, the Carrboro Music Festival comes to Carrboro, and Localfest comes to Orange County.

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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.)

September 20, 2018: Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is coming up! We preview this year's "Banned Books Trading Cards," promote Friday's kickoff event - and recommend books based on some unusual cases of recent censorship

September 22, 2018

Elaine Neil Orr, professor of English at North Carolina State University and the author of “Swimming Between Worlds”, talks about the new book and the two worlds on the American South in 1959 and the worlds of Nigeria.

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September 19, 2018: Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban donates $10 million to women's-rights causes after an NBA investigation finds a widespread culture of sexual harassment in the Dallas Mavericks organization.