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.
Chapel Hill Among Best Cities For Sports Fans
The Town of Chapel Hill ranks 15th on WalletHub.com’s 2015 list of Best & Worst Cities for Sports Fans.
WalletHub has ranked the best and worst cities for football, basketball, baseball, hockey and soccer this year. By using a weighted scale of each of those rankings, the online magazine ranked 341 cities overall for sports fans.
Chapel Hill’s best ranking came from basketball, in which the Town ranked second. The baseball (12th) and soccer (18th) rankings also helped the overall score.
Raleigh ranked 59th overall; Durham came in at 87th.
About Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, is a multicultural university town that is home to UNC-Chapel Hill and a resident population of 59,000. With more than 700 acres of parks and additional protected natural areas, it's sometimes easy to forget that you're in an urban area and not in the middle of a forest. The town is located in the Triangle region of North Carolina, which includes the Research Triangle Park, a major complex of research and research-oriented manufacturing facilities.
Chapel Hill boasts excellent education (noting that nearly half of adult residents have a graduate degree), abundance of healthcare jobs, and quality of life advantages. Hailed as “America’s Foodiest Small Town” by Bon Appetit Magazine, Chapel Hill has become a hot spot for pop American cuisine. It’s a trend-setting playground full of sights, sounds and tastes that make it the kind of place that visionaries, investors, and cultural leaders call home.
To see the list of cities and for more information, visit http://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-sports-fans/15179.