Town Holiday Jan. 20. Most municipal offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Chapel Hill Transit will operate on a Saturday schedule. Residential trash will not be collected (make-up day Wednesday, Jan. 22). Read More

Town in News

Post Date:07/25/2019 8:35 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: CHPD Chief Blue (WCHL)

Filling in for Mayor Hemminger, Chapel Hill police chief Chris Blue discusses back-to-school plans, a national officer shortage, and the department’s (fairly) new quarterly reports. Read more:


Public Invited to Hear Update on Chapel Hill Park Apartments Redevelopment (WCHL)

A project in Chapel Hill’s Blue Hill District is calling for the demolition of an apartment complex built in 1966 and the construction of more than 400 new apartments. Read more:


Habitat for Humanity Plans New Housing Development in Chapel Hill (WCHL)

A mixed-income housing development proposed by Habitat for Humanity of Orange County would bring 219 new housing units just east of Sunrise Road between I-40 and Ginger road. Read more:


Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen Re-Opens in Chapel Hill (WCHL)

Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen in Chapel Hill has re-opened after damage from a fire kept the restaurant closed for several weeks. Read more:


Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen re-opens following June fire (The Daily Tar Heel)

Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen has re-opened following a fire that caused significant damage to the restaurant's electrical system. Read more:


Triangle Startup Resource Guide (GrepBeat)

Here’s a quick-and-dirty guide to VCs, angel funds, coworking spaces, support organizations and other resources available to active or aspiring tech entrepreneurs in the Triangle. Read more:


E3 camp provides students opportunity to explore STEM fields with hands-on approach (The Daily Tar Heel)

Two girls huddled around a small white and grey robot and a Google Chromebook. One typed in commands while the other positioned the robot at the edge of the table. Read more:


2019’s Most & Least Educated Cities in America

Cities want to attract highly educated workers to fuel their economic growth and tax revenues. Read more: - methodology


Durham-Chapel Hill ranked 4th most educated city in U.S. (ABC11)

Durham and Chapel Hill were ranked among the most educated cities in America. Read more:


2 police officers and their K-9s now certified for patrol in Chapel Hill (CBS17)

Two new Chapel Hill police officers are now certified along with their new K-9 officers, bringing the total of town K-9 units to four, officials say. Read more:


How seasonal businesses stay afloat when their customers have gone away (The Herald Sun)

Business is booming at the beach right now, but not on Franklin Street. Read more:


Why You Should Plan a Trip to North Carolina's Magic Triangle: Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill (Southern Living)

North Carolina's urban oasis has transformed into one of the most dynamic corners of the South. Read more:


Chapel Hill Police Investigation Leads to Arrest on Child Sex Charges (WCHL)

A man has been arrested on several child sex charges after an investigation by Chapel Hill Police. Read more:


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