While the NCHSAA calendar year may be over, some of the Triangle area’s top baseball players still had an opportunity to showcase their skills thanks to the 2015 Powerade State Games of North Carolina.
The Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved a $99.5 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 that keeps the same property tax rate, while funding major school and county priorities and adding funds to continue the Pittsboro Express (PBX) transit route between Pittsboro and Chapel Hill.
In his recent letter to the editor, Orange County Board of Commissioners Chairman Earl McKee described the massacre at Emanuel AME Church as an act that “cannot be understood” and called us to unify against “the darkness that threatens us.”
Ira Vendig’s friends say he’s a very good player at duplicate bridge. “He plays the best game of bridge of anybody I’ve ever known,” said Evelyn Tuck, his regular partner at the Triangle Bridge Club. “It’s amazing.” All the more amazing, perhaps, considering that Vendig is 103 years old.
James Weaver of Hillsborough went undefeated in the Summer Fling Horseshoe Tournament ... The final round of the 49th Twin States Junior Girls’ Championship tees off Wednesday morning at Chapel Hill Country Club ... Sarah Priest of Chapel Hill earns All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic honors.
Fourteen enlisted military veterans and service members got a steady diet this week of classical and modern literature, critical thinking and academic writing during UNC’s pilot Warrior-Scholar Project in Chapel Hill.
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