Obituaries

William Jay Peck 1927-2021

William “Bill” Jay Peck, beloved father, grandfather, and professor emeritus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, died at Carol Woods Dec. 7.








Alan Wayne Bandy, 1951-2021

OBITUARY Alan Wayne Bandy, of Chapel Hill, died peacefully Thursday morning, Nov. 18, 2021, at the UNC Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home in Pittsboro, NC.  His wife, Wanda, and…









Community Mourns WWII Vet

When visitors would ring the doorbell at Everett “Bud” Hampton’s split level in Briarcliff where he’d lived for nearly half a century, they’d hear the strains of “From the Halls of Montezuma,” the Marine’s hymn.




Euzelle Smith Dies at 101

Euzelle P. Smith, along with her husband the namesake of Smith Middle School, and a long-time educator in the district, passed away earlier this month at the age of 101.


Martha Gwyn

Martha Peery Gwyn, 96, died on September 5th after a short battle with Covid-19.


Miriam Slifkin

Miriam Kresses Slifkin lived her life with grit and determination. She was cherished by her family, beloved by her husband and admired by people across North Carolina. She died on August 28 in Chapel Hill.