Rising Stars: Meet Pat Richardson of Chapel Hill

Today we’d like to introduce you to Pat Richardson. Hi Pat, can you start by introducing yourself? We’d love to learn more about how you got to where you are today.So I never thought nor wanted to start my nonprofit because of the loss of my daughter, my friend, my confidant, my baby girl, and […]

High School Retires Basketball Jersey For Five Years

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — For the first time, Carborro Chapel Hill City Schools retired a high school jersey for one of their former athletes. Krissy Richardson played for the East Chapel Hill High School Women’s Basketball team wearing jersey number 5. She graduated from the program and was attending ECU. Last year, she died in a […]

Pat Richardson Finds Hope During Tragedy

By: Salem Brown, Public Relations Specialist Patricia Richardson saw an opportunity to turn a tragedy into something that could be meaningful and make a difference in the community.   On May 16, 2021, Pat Richardson received a horrific call that her 23-year-old daughter, Kristian “Krissy” Monet Richardson had been involved in a tragic car accident and […]

Spectrum News Event at Rashkis Elementary School

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Students across the state are weeks into the new school year, yet some kids are still struggling to get all the school supplies needed in the classroom. As of last week, that changed for some students in Carborro.  What You Need to Know  One hundred and seventy students in Chapel Hill, […]

Pat’s Hometown Hero Interview

This week’s Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Pat Richardson! Pat Richardson is a long-time community advocate who’s launching a school supply donation drive in honor of her late daughter. Listen to this week’s Hometown Hero segment below, and check in next week for another recognition of someone who is making a difference in our community

Krissy’s Hometown Hero Interview

This week’s Hometown Hero is Kristian Richardson, a student at East Carolina who organized a backpack drive for the local YMCA to help underprivileged families.