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.
Town in News
Town in News – TIN Report – is a sampling of news media coverage about the Town of Chapel Hill compiled by the Communications and Public Affairs Department. This listing includes articles and columns that are available on the web, and may not necessarily contain all stories in the print edition of the papers or on televised broadcasts.
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Town of Chapel Hill Investing in Energy Efficiency (WCHL)
The Town of Chapel Hill has recently completed a project to install a new HVAC system in Town Hall, effectively bringing down average daily energy consumption 39 percent in the building. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/town-chapel-hill-investing-energy-efficiency
UNC-Chapel Hill and the Town of Chapel Hill Launch Party Registration Program (UNC News)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Town of Chapel Hill today announced a new joint initiative, “Party, Police Free.” Read more: http://uncnews.unc.edu/2018/01/10/unc-chapel-hill-town-chapel-hill-launch-party-registration-program/
Davie Poplar Fire Suspect Indicted (WCHL)
A former UNC student has officially been indicted on felony charges in connection with a fire and small explosion on the UNC campus late last year. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/crime/davie-poplar-fire-suspect-indicted
Chapel Hill Starting Process of Selecting New Town Manager (WCHL)
Chapel Hill’s Town Council is preparing to start identifying a process to find a new town manager. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-starting-process-of-selecting-new-town-manager
Red Cross, firefighters helping residents displaced by Carrboro apartment fire (The Herald Sun)
The cause of a fire that damaged 16 apartments on Smith Level Road was still under investigation Tuesday as residents began the process of starting over. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article193626079.html
Fire at Carrboro apartment complex displaces residents (WRAL)
A fire at an apartment complex in Carrboro displaced several residents Monday evening. Read more: http://www.wral.com/fire-at-carrboro-apartment-complex-displaces-residents/17243049/
Multiple Departments Get Carrboro Fire Under Control (WCHL)
Sixteen apartment units in Carrboro were damaged in a fire Monday evening. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/fire/multiple-departments-battle-carrboro-fire
Southern Hospitality Alive and Well in Chapel Hill, NC (North Hills Monthly)
You know you’re in the South when you’re sitting in front of a heaping plate of fried chicken, hush puppies, catfish, fried green tomatoes, barbecue, mac and cheese, turnip greens, squash casserole, cornbread…and more. Read more: http://www.northhillsmonthly.com/2018/01/01/163507/southern-hospitality-alive-and-well-in-chapel-hill-nc#.WlPfl7HNhD8.twitter
Chapel Hill Providing Update on Possible Estes Drive Police Station (WCHL)
Chapel Hill is holding a meeting Monday evening providing an update on the status of a proposed municipal service center on property owned by UNC. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-providing-update-possible-estes-drive-police-station