Archive for October 2009

If You Can’t Walk…

Chapel Hill attorney Betsy Wolfenden accuses conspiracy, Rand Elementary‘s 20th annual Rand Road Run, ex-con’s Favor Desserts in Durham, Howl-O-Ween celebration in Mebane, low voter turnout expected in Orange County elections. Molly Buckley, Kit FitzSimons.

Erskine Bowles, Halloween Enforcer

University President Erskine Bowles returns to DSI Witness News to assure Chapel Hillians that he will personally ensure a safe and orderly Homegrown Halloween on Franklin Street. Molly Buckley, Aaron Keck.

Hammer Time

Former Wachovia VP starts business picking up after dogs, new medical procedure for hammer toe, Orange County officers identifying drug use at live events, actress who played Mayella Violet Ewell dies in NC, walking to Homegrown Halloween, Raleigh opens City Plaza, Kevin Wolff has not officially withdrawn from Chapel Hill mayoral race, NC native Soupy Sales dies. Molly Buckley, Kit FitzSimons.

Doctor Baconfrier

Duke nutritionist Dr. Amelia Baconfrier discusses the beneficial impacts of last week’s Sate Fair on the citizens of North Carolina. Kit FitzSimons, Amanda Scherle.

Jumping Deer

H1N1 flu vaccinations and the State Fair, Wilkerson Funeral Home celebrates 100th anniversary, NC teen pregnancy rate falls, Carrboro woman loses camera while dancing, Chapel Hill deer jumps off parking deck, rescue provision in Chapel Hill public financing triggered, Quaker House marks 40th anniversary with anti-war rally. Molly Buckley, Kit FitzSimons.

Babe the Pig Returns

Swine flu free correspondent Babe the Pig returns to tell DSI Witness News about all about this year’s North Carolina State Fair. Kit FitzSimons, Molly Buckley.

The Big Boom

DSI Witness News satire drove Kevin Wolff to drop out, allure lost in the Triad?, early snow fall, DukeALERT warning system, no money in Chapel Hill for mental health, Americans don’t trust the news media, Orange County Literacy Council celebrates 25th anniversary, explosion at Durham office complex, Chapel Hill’s Homegrown Halloween. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Roy Williams Versus Cancer

The UNC Lineberger Cancer Center recently sponsored the 5th annual Fast Break Against Cancer fundraiser, which included notables such as UNC basketball coach Roy Williams.  DSI Witness News was there and is pleased to share this exclusive audio recording of Coach Williams’s half-time pep talk from the fundraiser. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Support Kevin Wolff… For the Comedy

DSI Witness News pleads with former candidate Kevin Wolff to get back into the Chapel Hill mayoral race. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Two Beards of Comedy

Joe Zimmerman and TJ Young, two of the four members of The Beards of Comedy, join DSI Witness News to discuss important local issues, including outdoor cats, flocks of birds, intimidating police officers, and littering banana peals. Zach Ward.