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Be sure to tune in every second Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. to hear Public Information Officer Kelly Hunter and 97.9 The Hill's Aaron Keck as they discuss the latest happenings in Mebane, from Orange County. Get updates on events, ordinances, city council meetings, and more!

May 9, 2024, a 12-month trial period for a social district is underway in Mebane! Learn what streets/areas are participating in the social district and about a new playground attraction for the community.
April 11, 2024, the 36th Annual Dogwood Festival is quickly approaching and the City of Mebane wants to inform the community about all the events and activities that will occur.
March 14, 2024, John Dodson, the new director of Mebane’s Water Resource Recovery Facility, joins Kelly and Aaron in the studio. He discusses the job, what attracted him to the industry, and a planned facility expansion.
February 8, 2024, Chief Wellons joins Mebane PIO to discuss his background, biggest lessons learned on the job, and how he became Mebane's new Fire Chief.
January 11, 2024, Big things are happening in Mebane! City officials went through an eight-hour city council meeting Monday night (1/8), where town officials approved a giant Buc-ee's gas station along Trollingwood-Hawfields Road. Kelly discusses the plan's details and what Buc-ee's did to accommodate residents' concerns and objections.
December 14, 2023, Kelly flies solo this month to discuss the Mebane Fire Department's transition period as they welcome a new chief and say goodbye to Chief Louis. Find out what happened at the December planning board meeting regarding the Buc-ee's proposal for a gas station.
November 9, 2023, Steve Krans, owner of Junction on 70, joins the Positively Mebane segment to discuss his next business venture and future vision for downtown Mebane.
October 12, 2023, Kelly Hunter joins Brighton McConnell on the “This Morning with Aaron Keck” show to provide more detail on the city’s search for a new fire chief, a popular Greensboro bookstore moving to Mebane, and upcoming seasonal events.
September 14, 2023, Positively Mebane segment focusing on the City of Mebane's infrastructure, a new elevated water tank, future public transit expansions, and the Lebanon Road Sidewalk and Trail Connector.
August 10, 2023, Positively Mebane segment featuring Chief McKinney from Mebane PD.
July 13, 2023, first Positively Mebane segment on This Morning with host Aaron Keck.