Photography by Martha Manning

Gone to Carolina

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Summer Celebration

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Mar 6, 2015 9:50 AM Weddings

Written in The Stars

Terry and Paul's big day was all thanks to social media after their children's Facebook connections revealed they were both single. more »

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Summer Lovin'

East Chapel Hill High graduate Joey Hawkins met UNC alumna Christie Pennell while working in the after-school program at the YMCA. more »

Dec 9, 2014 12:16 PM CHM Blog

Say Yes to the Bridal Showcase

Don't miss The Carolina Inn's 20th Annual Bridal Showcase January 25. more »

Jan 14, 2015 9:23 AM CHM Blog

The Love Boat

Chapel Hill native Taylor Williams met Outer Banks native Mik Lisenby at the end of their freshman year at ECU and not long after, they started dating. more »

Jan 2, 2015 10:00 AM CHM Blog

Photography By Michelle Lyerly

Pilewski & Sayre

Since so much of their life revolved around Chapel Hill, Kate and Alex wanted their wedding to be as local as possible. more »

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Long & Fried

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Rain or Shine

Though Kathryn Pegg, an East Chapel Hill High alumna, and David Nussman were friends throughout college at N.C. State, they didn’t start dating until senior year. more »

Sep 10, 2014 2:08 PM Weddings


'The Best Day Ever'

It started with a ring. Mike Anna met Morgan McManus at the University of Georgia; after graduation he moved to New York City while she headed to Atlanta, but the two stayed in touch. more »

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Brown Eyed and Carolina Blue

When Elizabeth Costa met Will Robinson in 2004, they bonded over their fondness for Fridays on the Front Porch at The Carolina Inn and Tar Heel sports. more »

Aug 12, 2014 10:14 AM Weddings

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Aug 11, 2014 5:00 PM Weddings

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Feels Like Home

Kristen Bishop, a Chapel Hill High alumna, met Matthew Day in December 2010 when she went with friends to a game night at his house. more »

Aug 12, 2014 11:16 AM Weddings

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Head Over Heels

Sterling Smith, an East Chapel Hill High alumna, met Keegan Mueller through mutual friends while attending UNC. more »

Aug 12, 2014 11:41 AM Weddings

Rocky Mountain High

Chapel Hill native Michael Potter and Jennifer Fraser tied the knot at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa near Winter Park, Colorado. more »

Aug 13, 2014 4:54 PM Weddings

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Love Demonstrated

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Jan 10, 2014 4:27 PM Weddings


Easy Like Sunday Morning

Dave Moore and Rebecca Lorenz, who got engaged on a lazy Sunday morning in their pajamas, said their vows in a beautiful Fearrington Village wedding. more »

Jan 2, 2014 4:25 PM Weddings


Happiest of Housewarmings

When Kristin Oguntoyinbo and Pat Mallett combined families and began living together, their housewarming party turned into a big surprise for their guests. more »

Jan 2, 2014 3:57 PM Weddings

Heart of the City

After a Central Park proposal, Becky Nielsen and Adam Boyle tied the knot at the historic Carolina Inn. more »

Oct 9, 2013 8:49 AM Weddings

Be Mine

Virginia Crumpler wasn't a fan of Valentine's Day, but her boyfriend, Bart Fox, intended on changing that. more »

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Mad About You

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Mar 26, 2013 2:21 PM Weddings

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Cochran & Potter

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Photography by Krista Joy

Melissa Cochran wrote her number in Jonathan Potter’s middle school yearbook, but he didn’t call her until after college. During that decade in between, the two ran into each other during holiday breaks and get-togethers with mutual friends. Yet it wasn’t until the fall after their graduation from college in 2010 that their friendship blossomed into more. Shortly after Christmas 2013, Melissa had a feeling that a proposal was coming. After two false alarms, Potter (who goes by his last name) took her to the UNC campus early one morning. With their walk winding down, Melissa thought that it was another false alarm, but on their way back to the car, Potter proposed. The couple will marry at The Carriage House on June 13. Local members of the wedding party include Michelle Carlo, Danielle Dipiazza, Laura Kim, Melissa Biediger, Annie Brooks and the bride’s brother Jon Cochran. The couple plans to reside in Carrboro. Potter coaches men’s soccer at Elon University and Melissa is in the School of Social Work master’s program at UNC.