Thanksgiving Holiday: Most municipal offices will be closed Nov. 23-24. Yard waste will not be collected this week. Residential trash collection will not be affected. Chapel Hill Transit will not operate on Thursday and will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, Nov. 24. Chapel Hill Public Library will be closed. More Information

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Free Weekend Parking for the Holiday Season

Shop and eat locally this holiday season in downtown Chapel Hill! The Town of Chapel Hill's parking specials begin on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 23) and continue through the weekend including Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25) with free public parking downtown.

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UNC Police Investigating Detonation of Device in McCorkle Place

Post Date:11/02/2017 4:29 PM

News Release from UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC Police are investigating the detonation of a small device at Davie Poplar in McCorkle Place. Please avoid the area. A suspect is in custody. Cameron Avenue is currently closed to through traffic between S. Columbia St. and Raleigh St.

The investigation is ongoing. Please refer to for updates.

ABOUT THIS ALERT CAROLINA EMAIL: The University issues a Timely Warning if there is a continuing danger and notification will not compromise law enforcement. It is one of three tiers of communication under the University’s emergency communications plan. An Informational Message informs the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus. Emergency Warning refers to a siren activation for a significant emergency. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Alert Carolina website at

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