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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Chapel Hill celebrates diversity with Near and Far Festival (The Daily Tar Heel)
Chapel Hill put its cultural diversity on display Sunday afternoon in the first-annual Near and Far Street Festival held at 140 West Plaza on Franklin Street. Read more: http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2018/04/near-far-festival-0408
State law complicates petition for Chapel Hill gun buyback program (WCHL)
Some Chapel Hill residents are expressing a desire to turn their firearms over to police but are running into legal issues. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/state-law-complicates-petition-chapel-hill-gun-buyback-program
The Jackson Center has built community for years — this $3 million loan helps them keep building (The Daily Tar Heel)
The Marian Cheek Jackson Center’s first principle is to listen — listen to community members, their partnerships and local residents. Read more: http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2018/04/jackson-center-0411
Clerical error blamed for Chapel Hill ‘Troubled Performer’ Public Housing designation (WCHL)
Officials from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development visited Chapel Hill last week after the town’s public housing was graded at 52 out of 100 possible points during a semiannual evaluation. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/clerical-error-blamed-chapel-hill-troubled-performer-public-housing-designation
Painted pianos and bursts of song. (The Herald Sun)
A few years ago UNC Chancellor Folt had an idea to celebrate the arts. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/entertainment/article208004519.html
Near and Far cultural street festival coming to Chapel Hill on Sunday (The Daily Tar Heel)
Community and campus cultural groups will share their heritage and culture this Sunday at Chapel Hill’s first Near and Far street festival. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/entertainment/near-and-far-cultural-street-festival-coming-to-chapel-hill-on-sunday
Franklin Street protestors want to change your mind about circumcision (The Daily Tar Heel)
The purpose of today's protest was to raise awareness that this is still a major issue that needs to be addressed, Guiremand said, just as civil rights and women's rights were protested in the past. Read more: http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2018/04/male-circumcision-protest-0404
Chapel Hill honors and celebrates culture in Sunday's international festival (The Daily Tar Heel)
International flags line Franklin Street in preparation for the upcoming Near and Far Festival in Chapel Hill this weekend. Read more: http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2018/04/flags-0405