Town in News

Post Date:05/10/2019 2:10 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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Chapel Hill Offering Help to Those Displaced By Development (WCHL)

The proposed Parks Apartments housing redevelopment on Ephesus Church Road would displace current renters at the 191-unit property. Read more:


County, Chapel Hill Firefighters Find Location for New Training Facility (WCHL)

County fire officials are working toward a new firefighter training facility in North Chapel Hill to replace older, deteriorating facilities. Read more:


Firefighters can’t train without something to burn. Orange County chiefs have plan for that. (The Herald Sun)

Firefighters train for hundreds of hours each year to keep their skills sharp, but the opportunities for learning about how to better fight fires are limited in Orange County. Read more:


Chapel Hill Police Investigating Southern Village Car Break-Ins, Thefts (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Police are investigating a string of car break-ins and thefts in Southern Village early Wednesday morning. Read more:


Chapel Hill educating homeowners, businesses about future flooding (CBS17)

Following Hurricane Florence, the town of Chapel Hill is working with homeowners and business owners in flood-prone areas. Read more:


Chapel Hill Police Locate Missing Teen (WCHL)

Police said in an update early Sunday afternoon that Burke had been located around 11 a.m. Read more:


Chapel Hill Reflects 50 Years After Historic Election of Howard Lee (WCHL)

Monday marked 50 years since Howard Lee became the first African American to be elected mayor of a predominately white town in the south since Reconstruction. Read more:


First And Only Black Mayor Of Chapel Hill Marks 50th Anniversary (WUNC)

Fifty years ago today, Howard Lee was elected the first African American mayor of the town of Chapel Hill. There hadn't been an African American mayor of a predominately white Southern town since Reconstruction. Read more:


Pro and anti-Confederacy groups appear to scuffle in Chapel Hill (ABC11)

Eyewitness video shows a small scuffle between pro-Confederacy groups scuffle with counter-protesters in Chapel Hill Saturday afternoon. Read more:


Anti-racists and pro-Confederates clash in Chapel Hill again (The News & Observer)

Supporters of Confederate monuments clashed with anti-racist activists at Peace and Justice Plaza in Chapel Hill, NC on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Read more:


Here's what happened at the Confederate protest and counterprotest on Saturday (The Daily Tar Heel)

Police officers separated pro- and anti-Confederate demonstrators with a barricade at the Peace and Justice Plaza during a protest on Saturday morning. Read more:



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