After being placed on paid administrative leave nearly six weeks ago, two town employees addressed the Chapel Hill Town Council Wednesday, saying they have been victimized by discrimination and retaliation. “The only thing we’ve been doing for the last six months is doing our job and trying to establish UE 150,” said Kerry Bigelow, one of the workers, referencing the N.C.
The ITA Carolinas Regional, already the fourth tournament of the team’s fall season and first indoors, wrapped up at UNC’s Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center on Monday. Results for the Tar Heels ranged from first-round exits to appearances in both the singles and doubles finals.
For the North Carolina men’s tennis team, fall doesn’t just mean Halloween, Thanksgiving and leaves changing color.
The brightly-colored price stickers and random housewares that lined the parking lot of a Hillsborough car dealership were just as varied as the personalities around them. For the eighth consecutive year, the Historical Foundation of Hillsborough and Orange County hosted a garage sale Saturday to benefit the Orange County Historical Museum.
At Saturday’s first Triangle Foodshare Challenge, three farmer’s markets in Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary joined Carrboro in the donation effort.
The North Carolina women’s golf team won last week’s Cougar Classic the day after “The Social Network” debuted at the Student Union. Coincidentally, the last time the Tar Heels managed a tournament win, Facebook was just a month-old experiment at Harvard University.
The women finished fifth at the ACC Championships and the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships. The men finished sixth at both. But head coach Peter Watson is hoping to take the next step. With a men’s recruiting class named No. 1 in the country and an impressive six additions on the women’s side, the Tar Heels are on the right track.