WINTER WEATHER ALERT. The Town’s public-facing facilities are closed on Thursday. Trash collection canceled while crews work on storm clean-up. Transit service suspended until further notice. Call-in available at 919-969-5005 btw 9 am and 7 pm Thursday for non-emergency issues related to storm. 

Power outage? Contact Duke Energy at 1-800-419-6356 or or text OUT to 57801.

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SNOWPLOWWinter 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.

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Remembering Faith Hedgepeth Five Years Later

Post Date:09/07/2017 5:30 AM
The investigation into the brutal murder of UNC sophomore Faith Hedgepeth in an off-campus apartment remains active, and the Chapel Hill Police Department continues to seek information from the public to help in the apprehension of Faith's killer.
"We don't think of this case as if it will be solved; it's when," says Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue. "There hasn't been a day in which our investigators haven't worked on this case, and we won't stop until it is solved."
Today marks five years without Faith. The thoughts and prayers of everyone from the Chapel Hill Police Department and the Town of Chapel Hill continue to go out to the family and friends of Faith.
We utilize this anniversary each year to again bring attention to the incident in the hopes that someone will step forward with information that will lead to an arrest. Investigators work daily on leads given to them by the public. If you have any details, no matter how big or small, please share them with us through one of the following methods below.
Here are some key points concerning this case and our current appeal for information:
  • Investigators have excellent evidence in this case and we are making a public appeal for any information that will help us tie that evidence to Faith’s killer.
  • This is not a cold case. It has been and remains an active investigation.
  • Reward money has been pledged from a number of sources and there is nearly $40,000 in reward money available in this case.
  • If anyone has information that they wish to provide, please contact investigators at 919-614-6363. If you call this number, you will speak directly to one of the investigators assigned to this case and who are familiar with it.
  • Anyone with information who wishes to remain anonymous is asked to contact Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC Crimestoppers at 919-942-7515 or at
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