Mengqi Jiang

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A year ago on Friday, two cyclists were struck and killed on 15-501. In memorial, their friends painted two bicycles and rode out to the site to decorate them. Jason Merrill, from Back Alley Bikes, painted the two bicycles and helped to organize the ride. He explained that "anytime cyclists are struck, it definitely hits close to home."

Cyclists honor hit-and-run victims

To remember the two victims of a hit-and-run accident a year ago on U.S. Highway 15-501, local cyclists held a group ride Friday evening to replace painted white “ghost bikes” to mark the site of the accident.


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David Deans (left) and Katie Coletta help Michael Knight purchase snacks at the Pit Stop on Tuesday after the store reopened.

David Deans (left) and Katie Coletta help Michael Knight purchase snacks at the Pit Stop on Tuesday after the store reopened.


Sigma Sigma Sigma members Morgan Van Den Eynde (right) and Katie Turner (center) hand out cards and chocolate to students on campus.

Sigma Sigma Sigma members Morgan Van Den Eynde (right) and Katie Turner (center) hand out cards and chocolate to students on campus.


Humans of Chapel Hill for Sept. 29

Daily Tar Heel staff writer Mengqi Jiang sat down with Cole Blaugher, an aspiring baker who just moved to the Triangle from Maryland, for Town Talk’s weekly Humans of Chapel Hill feature.