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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A visit to Chapel Hill’s Blue Dogwood Public Market: Our picks for what to eat and drink (The Herald Sun)
The food hall scene has finally made its way to the Triangle, with two in downtown Raleigh, one in Chapel Hill and another on the way in Durham. Read more: https://www.heraldsun.com/living/article223225510.html
State Lawmaker Joins Local Officials Opposing Version of I-40 Expansion Proposal (WCHL)
North Carolina transportation officials put forward an initial plan for widening I-40 in Orange County from two lanes to three late last year, but that proposal drew wide criticism from local residents and elected officials. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/state-lawmaker-joins-local-officials-opposing-version-of-i-40-expansion-proposal
Going green and climate change continues to be a priority for Orange County (The Daily Tar Heel)
Climate change was a topic of discussion at the Orange County Assembly of Governments meeting on Jan. 29. Read more: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/02/climate-change-ocaog-0205
Chapel Hill Discussing Cyclist, Pedestrian Path on MLK at Monday Meeting (WCHL)
Chapel Hill Transit is hosting a community meeting on Monday evening to discuss plans for multi-use paths for cyclists and pedestrians along Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-discussing-cyclist-pedestrian-path-on-mlk-at-monday-meeting
Chapel Hill Chief of Police looks back on changes during his career (The Daily Tar Heel)
Chapel Hill Chief of Police Chris Blue exudes pride for his police department. Read more: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/02/chief-blue-feature-0203
He’s Not Here Ranked in America’s Top 150 Bars (WCHL)
In a ranking of “The 150 best bars in America for 2019” by The Daily Meal, which includes the likes of New York’s legendary “Please Don’t Tell” and Chicago’s “Spilt Milk” you’ll find Chapel Hill landmark He’s Not Here at #136 on the list. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/town-square/hes-not-here-ranked-in-americas-top-150-bars
Chapel Hill Police Warn About Scammers Asking for Donations (WCHL)
The Town of Chapel Hill is warning about scam callers asking for donations for the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Departments. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/crime/chapel-hill-police-warn-about-scammers-asking-for-donations
Chapel Hill needs office space. Should local government incentives help pay for it? (The News and Observer)
The 1950s-era shops and apartments at Glen Lennox will make way over the next decade for 3 million square feet of new apartments, retail, offices and a hotel. Read more: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article224027600.html
Chapel Hill, Carrboro Mayors Discuss Former UNC Chancellor Carol Folt’s Impact (WCHL)
January 31 marked Carol Folt’s last day as chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill, bringing an end to her tenure which lasted for nearly six years for the state’s flagship public university. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/unc/chapel-hill-carrboro-mayors-discuss-former-unc-chancellor-carol-folts-impact
The 3 best cafes in Chapel Hill (ABC11)
Looking to try the best cafes in town? Read more: https://abc11.com/food/the-3-best-cafes-in-chapel-hill/5115717/