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VOLUME 116, ISSUE 4?
Burn bans set in
BY STEPHANIE METZEN
Some families in coastal North
Carolina might find an empty sky
this Fourth of July.
The hum ban called in response
to the wildfires that continue to
rage in Washington, Hyde and
'lVrrell counties led town officials to
cancel the fireworks display sched
uled for Washington's Summer
Festival earlier this month, and
the ban could mean no fireworks
for Independence Day, either.
But the impact on the counties
affected by the forest fires mostly
has been limited to smoke con
cerns, said Chris Meggs. a spokes
man for the N.C. Division of Forest
'The towns haven't lost any
buildings or structures,” he said.
"Mostly it is getting a lot better ...
they are used to smoke, but not
Meggs said people and busi
nesses are operating relatively
normally, though there has been a
slowdown in traffic, as the smoke
makes it more difficult to drive.
In addition to the definite odor
permeating the air, Meggs said,
there are some health concerns.
The division of air quality
declared a 'very unhealthy’ code
purple, the most extreme status
possible, due to the amount of
matter in the air.
David Peoples. Washington
County manager, said people in
the area immediately near the fire
had to evacuate their homes for
several days but since have been
able to return.
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Weaver Street celebrates 20 years in style
BY ANDREW CUMMINGS
Weaver Street Market in
Carrboro celebrated its 20th anni
versary Saturday with a festival on
its front lawn.
The anniversary celebration
included sand sculptures, danc
ers, balloon animals, live music,
arts and crafts and free cookies.
Linda Fulhvood, marketing
manager for Weaver Street Market,
said the celebration was about
more than just an anniversary.
“We are really celebrating the
folks that make Weaver Street
Market who it is and that make
Carrboro what it is,' she said.
Fulhvood, who has worked at the
market for 20 years, said organizers
wanted to offer an event that people
would want to bring their kids to.
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North Carolina falls short in CWS
Fresno State knocks out Tar Heels
BY POWELL LATIMER
North Carolina fell just short
of the championship series —and
just short of a national champion
ship for the third year in a row.
The Tar Heels were eliminated
by ultimate underdog Fresno State
in the double-elimination round
robin portion of the College World
After falling into the losers'
bracket with a loss to Fresno State
in the second game of the double
A FOND FAREWELL
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Chancellor James Moeser walks down the steps of the South Building the afternoon of June 23. Moeser
said he won't stay away from the UNC campus even after Holden Thorp takes over the position July 1.
“We come every
week. We love the
community , local
produce and the
8081 GALLAGHER, Durham resident
“We have sand sculptures, hoop
ers, people gathering on the lawn
and a big birthday cake,' she said.
lan Graham said that he has
been shopping at the market for 10
years and that he brought his kids
with him to celebrate on Saturday.
“We’ve been coming to the mar
ket at least once a week for the last
SEE WEAVER, PAGE 6
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Orange County Schools is
raising the price of school
lunches by 25 cents to offset
the rising costs of gas and food.
elimination series, UNC used late
game homers from Chad Flack
and Tim Federowicz to stay alive
and win two games against LSU
and Fresno State.
But with one game left to win
for a spot in the championship
series, UNC simply had nothing
left and again fell to Fresno State,
6-1, with an abysmal hitting per
formance UNC s only RBI came
when Kyle Shelton walked with
the bases loaded.
’lt’s not ever fun," Fox said after
Weaver Street Market's 20-year anniversary celebration features a
large, intricate sand sculpture commemorating the event in the lawn.
“Weil choose to focus on the
seniors and what they've done. We
didn’t have a lot of things go right
for us. Fresno State did, and they
had a lot to do with it.'
In its opening game in Omaha,
Neb., UNC rolled over an LSU
team fresh off a 21-run game in the
Baton Rouge Super Regional. The
Tar Heels gave up two solo home
runs in the first and third innings
but racked up 17 hits and garnered
the win, 8-4.
Sophomore ace Alex White
went seven innings, giving up only
four hits with six strikeouts.
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HEELS FOR AMERICA
UNC athletes from several
sports are competing this week
to try for spots on the U.S.
Olympic teams in Beijing in
Fresno State 6
their edge in
hard and threw
well against us
was biting> but
we helped him
out a bit"
But in the
next game UNC fell 5-3 to tour
nament Cinderella Fresno State
the first-ever regional four seed
to advance to Omaha.
Facing elimination in a rematch
Moeser s last dav
will be June 30
BY BRIAN AUSTIN
By Tuesday morning, there
will be anew chancellor at the
University of North Carolina.
James Moeser will be spend
ing his last week, like almost all
of his other weeks of the past
eight years, having his schedule
planned for him and meeting
with other administrators.
But after his final duties come
to a close Monday, he’ll have
enough time to travel through the
Southwest with his family, a pros
pect about which he has admit-
sad," he said.
about my free
Part of Moeser's
legacy is a
But he added, “I do feel really
nostalgic. Parting is going to be
He's also in high demand, and
will be appearing at speaking
engagements at East Carolina
University and the University of
Texas at Austin by the year’s end.
Moeser said even though he
will not be a part of the admin
istration, he isn’t leaving cam
pus for good. He is still packing
up boxes for the move from his
Chancellor’s Residence to anoth
er home nearby in Chapel Hill.
“I will probably walk on this
campus every day," he said.
Moeser’s presence brought
innovation to dealing with issues
from increasing enrollment of
underprivileged students to
increasing faculty salaries with
intense fundraising campaigns.
Far from declaring his job com
plete, Moeser went on to point out
things that his successor, Holden
Thorp, will haw to take up. includ
ing the renovation of the buildings
Housing rule often
ignored by students
Only four allowed
on leases in town
BY SARAH LAMORTE
According to Chapel Hill’s Town
Code, more than four unrelated
people cannot live in a Chapel Hill
house classified as a single dwelling
“Related" residents, as defined
in the Land Use Management
Ordinance, are people related
by “blood, adoption, marriage or
There are many houses in
Chapel Hill that could house more
this day in history
Francisco Pizarro, the governor of
Peru and conqueror of the Inca
civilization, is assassinated in
Lima by Spanish rivals who slew
him while he was eating dinner.
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008
with LSU in the losers’ bracket,
North Carolina pulled some clutch
hitting out of the bag. With the
game tied in the bottom of the
eighth inning, Federowicz stepped
to the plate and bombed a grand
slam into left field for the go-ahead
runs and the win.
Against Fresno State, UNC used
some of the same magic. Down 3-2
in the ninth inning, Flack sent a
two-run homer off the scoreboard
in left field for the win.
One bright spot for UNC was
White’s emergence as one of the
SEE OMAHA. PAGE 6
James Moeser is unanimously
elected chancellor by the UNC
Board of Governors.
Moeser defends the choice
of "Approaching the Qur'an:
The Early Revelations" for the
summer reading book on the
grounds of academic freedom.
October 1, 2003
Carolina Covenant announced
in Moeser’s State of the
Sep tenter 26. 2007
Moeser announces that he will
leave his post as chancellor and
intends to return in the 'most
exalted title this University can
confer on an individual pro
December 31, 2007
Carolina First Campaign con
cludes with 52.38 billion, far
surpassing its original goal of
Jme 3Q, 2006
Moeser intends to step down as
chancellor of the University.
that were untouched by the 2000
N.C. Higher Education Bond.
He acknowledged the role that
his entire team has played in help
ing him develop as a leader of—
and servant to the University.
“One’s success really becomes
more in helping other people suc
ceed," Moeser said. “My success is
the success of thousands of other
It is the effect of these interac
tions that he says will be the part
of his job that he will miss most.
“I think it’ll be the feeling where
I can actually make a difference
in this job," he said. ‘That’s some
thing that I really relish."
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than four people, but because of
the ordinance, a house rented or
bought must follow these guide
lines, said David Crescenzo, attor
ney at law for Carolina Student
That can affect how much rent
the landlord charges, especially if
the property has more than four
A landlord must divide his
or her charged rent among only
four residents, and rates might be
higher as a result.
A house may have an accessory
apartment “a dwelling or combi
nation of dwellings on a single zon-
SEE HOUSING, PAGE 6
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