Homegrown Halloween: Tuesday, Oct. 31

The Town of Chapel Hill continues its preparation efforts for the night of Halloween (Tuesday, Oct. 31) with the focus on safety for people and property.

“We launch a massive cooperative effort to encourage safety at Halloween on Franklin Street,” said Town Manager Roger Stancil. “We are in this together – Town, University, students, businesses and residents – in support of our community and its many visitors.” Click here to read more.

Beyond the Headlines: Panel Discussion on Confederate Monuments

Post Date:08/28/2017 11:56 AM


Chapel Hill Public Library and Carolina Public Humanities are partnering to present, “Beyond the Headlines: Confederate Monuments, Historical Memory & Free Speech.” The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, in Meeting Room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, and will feature a panel discussion with UNC faculty and community members. Following the panel presentations, the audience will be invited to ask questions and discuss these issues with our panelists.


  • Chris Blue, Town of Chapel Hill Police Chief and Executive Director for Community Safety
  • Danielle Christmas, Assistant Professor of English, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Jamie Fiocco, Manager and Owner, Flyleaf Books
  • William Sturkey, Assistant Professor of History, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Harry Watson, Atlanta Alumni Distinguished Professor of Southern Culture, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Edwin M. Yoder, Jr., Contributing Columnist, Raleigh News and Observer


  • Lloyd Kramer, Professor of History and Director, Carolina Public Humanities, UNC-Chapel Hill

Download a flyer to share with anyone who might be interested. For more information, visit http://chapelhillpubliclibrary.org/eventscalendar/panel-discussion/

Parking at the library is limited. Please consider carpooling or using Chapel Hill Transit.


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