Winter Storm Inga Update
Chapel Hill is cleaning up after Winter Storm Inga dumped more than 6 inches of snow on the town. Public Works crews are focusing on clearing Town-maintained streets, bridges, overpasses and trouble spots. The NC Department of Transportation is focusing on the five major roads through Chapel Hill (Franklin Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/Columbia Street, Fordham Boulevard, Manning Drive, and South Road/NC Highway 54).
Meeting cancelations: Wednesday's Chapel Hill Town Council regular business meeting is canceled. Wednesday's Chapel Hill Cultural Arts Commission meeting is canceled. The Meet the Author Tea scheduled for Thursday has been canceled and may be rescheduled for a later date.
Town facilities will be closed on Thursday. This includes Parks and Recreation facilities (including the Aquatics Center on Homestead Road), the Chapel Hill Public Library and other public-facing facilities.
Skate Board Competition returns to Homestead Skate Park
Bangers and Smash Skate & Scooter Tour
The local skate and scooter contest of the summer has been amazing so far! For this year's competition, The Apex Rodgers Family Skatepark, Chapel Hill Skatepark, Sk8-Cary, and The Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex will be hosting the Tour from July 19 until Aug. 30.
The first of five stops of the tour was held at DDASC. The advanced division took place in the mini-ramp, better know as the "shark tank", and the beginner division in the micro-ramp. The second stop of the tour was held in the Apex Family Skatepark, where all divisions, beginner and advanced shredded the street section.
Next stop will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9 in the Chapel Hill Skatepark on Aquatic Drive (rain date Wednesday, Aug. 16). Registrations will be available the day of the event at the same location.
Remember! Places, prizes, and points awarded at each stop. Waiver and forms for each stop may vary. Competitor must obey all facility rules to participate or risk disqualification.
For more information see Bangers and Smash Tour in Chapel Hill.