Engagements & Weddings

A Loving Environment

By Kaylee Brown | May 8, 2015

Chapel Hill native Leigh Tyndall met Samuel Snow in Atlanta. Leigh, a UNC grad, was working toward her master’s degree in public health at Emory University while Samuel was pursuing a Ph.D. in environmental engineering at Georgia Tech. The pair shared an interest in water quality and health, which led […]

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Gone to Carolina

By Abigail Ancherico | April 8, 2015

Shontel Jung, a UNC alumna, met Duke alumnus Whitney Grumhaus through a former client of his while she was interviewing for her current job at UNC. They discovered a shared love for live music and realized a mutual friend had actually introduced them 10 years earlier. One morning in March, during a hike through […]

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Going To The Chapel (Hill)

By Jessie Ammons | January 26, 2015

Heather Kileff and Robert Hutchins met on a blind date orchestrated by Susan Gravely and Bill Ross, friends of Heather’s family who were living in the house above UNC School of Medicine student Robert. (Susan also co-founded Hillsborough-based VIETRI.) The two were both surprised at how nicely they hit it off, […]

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Written in The Stars

By Paige Patterson | January 7, 2015

Terry Howell Gunnels, a Goldsboro native and UNC alumna, and Paul Mitalas spent decades apart before they learned through their children’s Facebook connections that they were both single. The two, who originally met when their toddlers were in swim class together, reconnected and bonded over their shared history and irreverent sense of […]

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Summer Celebration

By Kelly Archer | January 6, 2015

College sweethearts Alexandra Hershey and Conrad Gordon met and dated at Duke University but were separated when graduation took Conrad to New York City and Ali left for Washington, D.C. Reunited a fateful five years later, he eventually proposed to her on their former campus. The rehearsal dinner was held at Elaine’s on Franklin and afterward, […]

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Summer Lovin’

By Stephanie Randall | December 9, 2014

East Chapel Hill High graduate Joey Hawkins met UNC alumna Christie Pennell while working in the after-school program at the YMCA. That summer they both worked at Camp Clearwater and soon Joey asked Christie out to a Durham Bulls game. Two years later, Joey completely surprised Christie with a proposal in the middle of a skit on the last day of […]

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The Love Boat

By Leah Komada | December 1, 2014

  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. In October 2011, the couple went on a cruise with 40 of their family members and friends who were all let in […]

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