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Town in News

Post Date:03/14/2019 3:17 PM

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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JPMorgan Chase will open bank branches in Chapel Hill and Raleigh this year (The Herald Sun)

JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest banks in the U.S., officially announced plans to enter the Triangle market on Wednesday, confirming that it will open branches in Chapel Hill and Raleigh. Read more:


Would Chapel Hill home addition mar late UNC botanist’s historic neighborhood? (The Herald Sun)

After taking up the matter at three meetings, the Chapel Hill Historic District Commission still was not ready Tuesday night to take a vote on a two-car garage. Read more:


Towns, Orange County Encourage Skipping The Straw (WCHL)

Elected officials across Orange County are asking residents to “skip the straw” during March, passing resolutions declaring March Skip the Straw month. Read more:


IFC Moving into Chapel Hill Historic Town Hall During New Facility Construction (WCHL)

The Inter-Faith Council for Social Services is getting ready to embark on a year-long project to demolish its current building on Main Street in Carrboro to make way for a new $5.5 million facility. Read more:


Come see Raleigh’s plan for cars, buses, bicycles and pedestrians downtown (The News & Observer)

City planners have been working on possible changes in how buses, cars, bicycles and pedestrians get around downtown, and they will present what they consider their best ideas to the public on Wednesday evening. Read more:


Prominent Durham Restaurant Reportedly Opening Chapel Hill Location (WCHL)

Famed Durham restaurant Dame’s Chicken and Waffles is reportedly set to open its first Chapel Hill location. Read more:


'Silent Sam' protests wearing out Chapel Hill police officers, budgets (WRAL)

Months after a controversial Confederate monument was removed from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, protests for and against it continue. Read more:


Chapel Hill's Cedar Falls Park to close for repairs, update (WRAL)

Chapel Hill's Cedar Falls Park will be closed from March 13 to March 19, so the town can make some updates and repairs. Read more:


Chapel Hill Library to Phase In Additional Parking (WCHL)

Ever had trouble finding parking at the Chapel Hill Public Library? Read more:


Chapel Hill Fire Crews Discouraging Potential for Bonfires (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Fire officials are asking residents to avoid bonfires should a celebration on Franklin Street be in store following a potential Carolina victory on Saturday night. Read more:


Yep, those are giant bouquets of flowers popping up in public trash cans in the Triangle (WRAL)

Nope ... your eyes aren't deceiving you. That was a giant flower bouquet springing up from a public trash can in Chapel Hill. Read more:


IFC food pantry is moving to Chapel Hill; FoodFirst construction to begin in Carrboro (The News & Observer)

Big changes will come to downtown Carrboro this spring when the Inter-Faith Council for Social Services demolishes its existing building and begins constructing a new, three-story food pantry, community kitchen and services center. Read more:



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