Winter Storm Inga Update
Chapel Hill is cleaning up after Winter Storm Inga dumped nearly a foot of snow on the town. High-traffic roads have been cleared, but icy spots remain.
Town facilities are open Friday. Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill Community Center and Aquatic Center will open at 9 a.m. The Community Center pool is temporarily closed due to a water temperature issue.
Chapel Hill Transit service will begin at 10 a.m. Some routes will be modified or not served due to road conditions.
Storm response call center at 919-969-5005 will be available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.
Chapel Hill Police Seek Information in Hit-and-Run
The Chapel Hill Police Department needs your help with information about a hit-and-run that took place early Wednesday morning.
Officers responded to the report of a person lying in the road near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Weaver Dairy Road at 4:51 a.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival, the person informed officers she had been struck by a dark sedan while she was crossing Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to UNC Hospital for treatment.
If anyone has information about this crime, please call either the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515. Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential and anonymous, and the caller may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest. You can also leave tips for Crime Stoppers at crimestoppers-chcunc.org/.
Be Bright at Night
It’s important to be seen when walking near roads, especially when it’s dark. Wearing bright clothing and reflective items will help people who drive identify you. It’s also important to cross roads at designated locations and wait for appropriate crossing signals.