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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Special Olympics Orange County seeks swim team volunteers

All practices will be held at the Chapel Hill Community Center

Post Date:01/09/2018 3:32 PM
volunteers for swimmingOur SOOC winter/spring swim team seeks knowledgeable aquatics volunteers for our competitive swim team.  We train a small group of dedicated swimmers who are focused on improving their skills through rigorous practices and competition.

All practices will be held at the Chapel Hill Community Center on 120 S. Estes Dr.

Thursday practices will begin on Jan 18 and run 6-7p, and 7:10-8:25p.  Thursday nights we share the pool with another swim team, and focus on endurance lap swimming.  

Sunday practices will begin on March 11 and run 6-7:30p.  On Sundays we have the full pool so can work on skills development and give athletes 1:1 instruction to improve their competitive ability.  

All practices will end on Sunday, May 27.  SONC Summer Games is in Raleigh, June 1-3, although the team may attend an out of state tournament instead.

Coaches may elect to attend all 3 weekly sessions, or select the one(s) that fits their schedule best.    

To register, please contact Colleen Lanigan, Coordinator, at or 919-968-2810 by January 31.
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