Joey DeRusso competing in a trial run of the Chancellor's Chase. It is a race to win a day with Chancellor Holden Thorp where competitors earn points for the number of clothes discarded during a timed race. The clothes are being donated to the IFC shelter.
One-of-a-kind birdhouses and feeders crafted by North Carolina artists are on display at the Carolina Inn’s ninth annual Birdhouses on Parade. The display will continue through Sunday and includes other spring-themed events, such as afternoon tea times at the Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and a “Build Your Own Birdhouse” workshop. The local artists whose birdhouses are on dis-play include Leonard Greco, Stan Cheren, Robert Shuping, Pam Williams and Gerry Mittelstadt.
Happy Thanksgiving! Turkeys were not scarce at the Harris Teeter in Carrboro on Monday. Lisa Dankner, a Carrboro resident, said she is looking forward to Thanksgiving because she will have the opportunity to spend time with her children.
Onlookers watch members of the UNC Marching Band as they pass. Students and alumni gathered along Franklin St. Saturday morning for the first Homecoming parade since 1993. The parade started on S. Columbia and ended on Raleigh St. DTH/Tyler Benton
A table was set up Wednesday at the Orange Senior Center in Hillsborough to honor a soldier killed while on duty in Iraq in 2006. The memorial was part of the county’s Veterans Day remembrance. Veteran Services Officer Lois Harvin-Ravin coordinated the event.
Tim Peck, a candidate for Alderman in Carrboro, chats with supporters at the Carrboro Social Club on Tuesday night while he waits for the results of the elections. Peck lost the race with 11 percent of the votes. DTH/Katherine Vance