Town in News

Post Date:05/24/2019 8:55 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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Chapel Hill Police Looking for Indecent Exposure Suspect (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly exposed himself to a female victim last week. Read more:


One injured as fallen tree takes down power lines on Chapel Hill's Franklin Street (CBS17)

One person suffered minor injuries when a tree fell on a car and took down power lines on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill early Monday, the Town of Chapel Hill confirmed. Read more:


Injury, power outage reported in Chapel Hill after tree limb breaks on Franklin Street (The Herald Sun)

One person was hurt and a lane of westbound Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill was closed Monday morning after a large tree branch broke and fell. Read more:


Chapel Hill Traffic Survey Shows No Increase in Municipal Traffic (WCHL)

Chapel Hill’s Town Council recently heard a presentation which had compiled traffic data from different hot spots around town. Read more:


Chapel Hill BLT voted best sandwich in NC (WRAL)

When People magazine teamed up with online restaurant guide The Infatuation to identify the best sandwich in every state, the North Carolina choice was a UNC student fave: The BLT with Pimento Cheese made at Merritt's Store and Grill. Read more:


Merritt’s BLT Recognized as North Carolina’s Best Sandwich (WCHL)

People magazine published its list of the “best sandwiches in every state,” and the first-place finisher for North Carolina comes in at exactly no surprise to Chapel Hill residents. Read more:


Your picks: Best biscuits in the Triangle (WRAL)

In the south, biscuits are the best part of breakfast. Read more:


Bill Leslie: Honeysuckle sensation (WRAL)

I’m not a big dessert guy, but there is special dish I refuse to miss each spring. Read more:





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