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 Transit service is operating on a modified schedule.
Residential solid waste collection will resume normal schedules next week. Commercial solid waste collection will be made up Saturday. Yard waste collection, including leaf collection, is canceled this week. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday curbside recycling routes—collected by Orange County Solid Waste—will be collected Friday and Saturday.
Chapel Hill Police Respond to Sexual Assault
The Chapel Hill Police Department responded at 7:32 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, to a report of a sexual assault that occurred in a wooded area near Drew Hill Lane. The victim described the suspect as a dark skinned black male between the ages of 18 and 25. His height was approximately 5’10" to 6’1" and he had a medium build. The suspect had a box or flat top haircut with a dot pattern cut into the sides and back. He was wearing a maroon colored t-shirt and gray jogging pants.
If anyone has information about the incident, please call either 911 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 arrest.