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Every week, 97.9 The Hill WCHL’s Aaron Keck chats with the mayors of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough, plus the chair of the Orange County Board of Commissioners. From breaking news to hot-button issues, they cover all the big news, trends, events and developments in one of the most exciting, most progressive, most desirable, and fastest-growing communities in America.

Every week, 97.9 The Hill WCHL’s Aaron Keck chats with the mayors of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough, plus the chair of the Orange County Board of Commissioners. From breaking news to hot-button issues, they cover all the big news, trends, events and developments in one of the most exciting, most progressive, most desirable, and fastest-growing communities in America.

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United States

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Every week, 97.9 The Hill WCHL’s Aaron Keck chats with the mayors of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough, plus the chair of the Orange County Board of Commissioners. From breaking news to hot-button issues, they cover all the big news, trends, events and developments in one of the most exciting, most progressive, most desirable, and fastest-growing communities in America.

Language:

English

Contact:

(919) 933-4165


Episodes

Chapel Hill: Many Facets, Many Changes

4/2/2020
Mayor Pam Hemminger discusses the many varied impacts of Covid-19 on our community, and the many changes it's forcing us to make. The post Chapel Hill: Many Facets, Many Changes appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:16:16

Orange County: Lasting Changes

4/1/2020
County Commissioner Penny Rich discusses the census, our coronavirus response - and which changes she thinks will stick around even after the crisis. The post Orange County: Lasting Changes appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:16:59

Hillsborough: Good Signs in Tough Times

3/31/2020
Mayor Jenn Weaver praises Hillsborough's resilience as the town continues to manage the many impacts of the coronavirus outbreak. The post Hillsborough: Good Signs in Tough Times appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:10:45

Carrboro: Stay At Home

3/27/2020
Mayor Lydia Lavelle discusses Orange County's stay-at-home order, a new emergency fund for small businesses, and how we can help each other. The post Carrboro: Stay At Home appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:18:14

Chapel Hill: Stay At Home

3/26/2020
Mayor Pam Hemminger discusses Orange County's stay-at-home order - and what you can continue to do to help people in need in our community. The post Chapel Hill: Stay At Home appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:14:16

Orange County: “Stay At Home”

3/25/2020
County Commissioner Penny Rich previews a stay-at-home order that Orange County will issue on Thursday (to take effect at 6 pm Friday). The post Orange County: “Stay At Home” appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:19:19

Hillsborough: State of the Town

3/24/2020
Mayor Jenn Weaver discusses this week's State of the Town address - her first - delivered in an empty room because of the Covid-19 outbreak. The post Hillsborough: State of the Town appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:07:10

Carrboro: “Shelter In Place”

3/20/2020
Mayor Lydia Lavelle issues a proclamation encouraging residents to shelter in place as much as possible. Plus, how else the town is responding to Covid-19. The post Carrboro: “Shelter In Place” appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:19:42

Chapel Hill: All Angles

3/19/2020
Mayor Pam Hemminger discusses Covid-19's impact on meetings, transit, schools, business, and more - and what the town government is doing to address it. The post Chapel Hill: All Angles appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:14:25

Orange County: Navigating Coronavirus

3/18/2020
County Commissioner Penny Rich discusses what county government is doing to get through - and to help others get through - the coronavirus outbreak. The post Orange County: Navigating Coronavirus appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:13:28

Hillsborough: Responding to Coronavirus

3/17/2020
Mayor Jenn Weaver offers the latest updates, including park closures (and what's still open) and plans for next week's State of the Town address. The post Hillsborough: Responding to Coronavirus appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:09:45

Carrboro: Coronavirus Emergency

3/13/2020
Filling in for Mayor Lydia Lavelle, Town Council member Barbara Foushee discusses Carrboro's declaration of an official state of emergency. The post Carrboro: Coronavirus Emergency appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:10:11

Chapel Hill: Coronavirus Response

3/12/2020
Filling in for Mayor Hemminger, Town Manager Maurice Jones offers an update on the town's response to coronavirus - and how we can help. The post Chapel Hill: Coronavirus Response appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:16:11

Orange County: Coronavirus, Census, and 203

3/11/2020
County Commissioner Penny Rich discusses the upcoming census, the local response to coronavirus, and the 203 South Greensboro project in Carrboro. The post Orange County: Coronavirus, Census, and 203 appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:12:51

Hillsborough: Engage, Noise, Census, Health

3/10/2020
Mayor Jenn Weaver discusses a new website, a proposed noise ordinance, and ongoing efforts to promote the census and prevent coronavirus. The post Hillsborough: Engage, Noise, Census, Health appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:12:23

Carrboro: Coronavirus, Census, and Courts

3/6/2020
Mayor Lydia Lavelle discusses the coronavirus, the upcoming census, a Supreme Court case she's following, and a 5K in Carrboro this weekend. The post Carrboro: Coronavirus, Census, and Courts appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:19:44

Chapel Hill: Coronavirus, Developments, Incentives

3/5/2020
Mayor Pam Hemminger discusses the town's coronavirus response, an incentives package for a new business, and plans for development on E. Rosemary. The post Chapel Hill: Coronavirus, Developments, Incentives appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:14:35

Orange County: Elections, Viruses, Budgets

3/4/2020
County Commissioner Penny Rich (fresh off a very close election) discusses the coronavirus, upcoming budget discussions, and firearm safety. The post Orange County: Elections, Viruses, Budgets appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:12:04

Hillsborough: Coronavirus, Budgets, Surveys

3/3/2020
Mayor Jenn Weaver discusses the local response to coronavirus, an upcoming town budget retreat, and the results of a community survey. The post Hillsborough: Coronavirus, Budgets, Surveys appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:09:27

Carrboro: Parking and Transportation

2/28/2020
Mayor Lydia Lavelle discusses a parking study, a report on transportation projects, and a big honor for a Carrboro deputy fire chief. The post Carrboro: Parking and Transportation appeared first on Chapelboro.com.

Duration:00:19:06