Employees from the Chapel Hill branch of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston prepare plates of barbecue for their annual Pig Out for the Cure fundraiser. The proceeds of the event, held with their Pittsboro branch, go to Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Pig out for the cure celebrates 6th annual fundraiser for Lineberger Center

Smokey pulled pork doused in barbecue sauce. Crispy fried chicken. Buttery hush puppies.


UNC Hospitals

UNC Hospitals is a 803-bed facility that serves more than 37,000 people in the Southeast every year. It houses the N.C. Children’s Hospital as well as the N.C. Women’s Hospital. In addition to that, the hospital offers specialized patient care services such as the Diabetes Care Center, the Rehabilitation Center, the Comprehensive Transplant Center and more. UNC houses the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated centers in the United States.

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Q&A with UNC Children’s new Surgeon in Chief, Dr. Hayes-Jordan

In June 2018, Dr. Andrea Hayes-Jordan began her role as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, and Surgeon in Chief at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. A few months in, Dr. Hayes-Jordan discussed her outlook on improvements to the hospital and her pioneering work on a rare disease.


Officer Pete McEwen works night shifts at the Chapel Hill Police Department. 

Midnight lunches and Chapel Hill's third shift

When Jessica Toney texts her boyfriend during her "lunch break," he's often going to sleep.  Toney, a UNC senior who works midnight shifts in a lab at the UNC Medical Center every other weekend, has her routine down to a science. After a full day of classes, she eats a large bowl of pasta and takes a nap for five hours before heading into work.   “I'm suddenly left alone in the world,” she said. “Everyone's asleep or getting back from their parties and I'm still going strong at work — sometimes I just post to my Snapchat story just to feel like I'm not alone, even though I know none of them will see it until the morning.”