Town in News

Post Date:06/28/2018 10:43 AM

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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Announcement of New Chapel Hill Town Manager Not Expected Wednesday Night (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger said the new town manager replacing Roger Stancil, who is retiring this fall, was supposed to be announced at Wednesday’s meeting, which is the last meeting until the council returns this September after summer break. Read more:


Your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks and celebrations in the Triangle (The News Observer)

The Town of Chapel Hill will hold its annual Fourth of July celebration in UNC’s Kenan Memorial Stadium (104 Stadium Drive). Read more:


‘Reimagining 15-501’ Public Workshop Being Held Tuesday (WCHL)

If you live or work in Chapel Hill or Durham you’ve probably experienced the heavy traffic on 15-501 connecting the two municipalities. Read more:


News Around Town: June 26 (WCHL)

News Around Town is a collection of local events and news stories around town that are highlighted on the radio. Read more:


PSNC Crews Replacing Pipeline Along Estes Drive in Chapel Hill (WCHL)

Utility work is taking place along Estes Drive in front of University Place mall in Chapel Hill and is expected to be in place for several weeks. Read more:


The "unflappable" Roger Stancil says goodbye after a dozen years as town manager (The Daily Tar Heel)

After 12 years of serving the Chapel Hill community, town manager Roger Stancil celebrated his upcoming retirement in September at a town hall reception Wednesday. Read more:


More affordable housing available in Chapel Hill (Spectrum News)

DHIC builders have finished the first phase of Greenfield Place on land donated by the city. Read more:


Visiting Chapel Hill? Here are three spots to find your moment of Zen (My Statesman)

Don’t miss these great hikes near Chapel Hill, N.C. Read more:


'It has given me peace.' How living at Greenfield Place in Chapel Hill has changed a man's life. (The Herald Sun)

When Tim Cates moved into his apartment at Greenfield Place in Chapel Hill last January, it was the first time he'd had a roof over his head in more than a year. Read more:


Mayors, neighbors gather to try to save Chapel Hill-Carrboro woods from clear-cutting (The Herald Sun)

A property owner’s plan to clear-cut 34 acres along Bolin Creek has neighbors, environmentalists and two mayors wondering if they can do something to stop it. Read more:


Eating Extremely Local At Blue Dogwood (WCHL)

After a soft opening trial run and a grand opening last weekend, Blue Dogwood has officially opened its doors to the public. Read more:


Durham-Orange light-rail 'in rare company,' planner says. But $57M gap remains. (The Herald Sun)

Elected officials learned more Thursday about the financial challenges facing the Durham-Orange light-rail project, but also about the benefits it could deliver. Read more:


Chapel Hill Public Library Turns Goat Clearing into Educational Opportunity (WCHL)

The Chapel Hill Public Library was overrun with kids on Thursday. Read more:


Chapel Hill Receives Visit from Netherlands Embassy (WCHL)

The Town of Chapel Hill received a visit from officials from the Embassy of the Netherlands last week. Read more:


Stuck in traffic on 15-501 between Chapel Hill and Durham? Here's a chance to fix it (The Herald Sun)

Do you travel on U.S. 15-501 between Durham and Chapel Hill? Read more:


Goats at Chapel Hill Public Library (CBS)

Look at these #cuties!! #Goats eating grass at the #ChapelHill #publiclibrary. Read more:




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