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Town in News

Post Date:08/02/2019 1:19 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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SUV Crashes into Chapel Hill Convenience Store (WCHL)

A Chapel Hill convenience store is closed on Friday after an SUV crashed into the storefront. Read more:


Putt Putt Fun Center could bring mini-golf, laser tag, arcade and more to Chapel Hill (The Herald Sun)

There could be a fun new way for residents and visitors to spend time in southern Orange County. Read more:


Proposal Would Add Another Roadway Entrance to Wegmans in Chapel Hill (WCHL)

A concept plan was submitted last week for construction of a new roadway entering the Wegmans grocery store currently under construction in Chapel Hill. Read more:


Chapel Hill: Economic Development Update (WCHL)

Chapel Hill economic development director Dwight Bassett fills in for Mayor Hemminger – and he and Aaron take a whirlwind tour around town. Read more:


Chapel Hill police report suspicious device near University Place mall not a bomb (The News & Observer)

Chapel Hill police have confirmed a device found Tuesday morning near University Place mall dumpsters is not a threat. Read more:


Chapel Hill police give all-clear after suspicious device reported at University Place mall (WNCN)

Authorities have given the all-clear after a report of a suspicious device found at University Place mall in Chapel Hill Tuesday morning, according to town officials. Read more:


All Clear Issued for Potential Suspicious Package in Chapel Hill (WCHL)

Chapel Hill authorities have issued an “all clear” for a potential suspicious package near University Place in Chapel Hill. Read more:


Transplanting Traditions provides piece of home for Burmese refugees in Chapel Hill (WRAL)

Sitting just seven miles away from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a community few know about. Read more:


New Fire Station Starting To Feel Like Home for Chapel Hill Crews (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Fire Department’s newest ladder truck is doing a test run of its ladder. Clifton Brooks, who has been with the department for almost two years, mans the ladder from the bucket in the air. Read more:



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