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Town in News

Post Date:08/08/2019 6:42 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: Maurice Jones, One Year In (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Town Manager Maurice Jones joins Aaron as he closes in on his first anniversary of taking over the job. Read more:

Construction Expected to Pick Up on New Wegmans in Chapel Hill (WCHL)

Demolition has been underway for months along Fordham Boulevard in Chapel Hill preparing a site for the new Wegmans grocery store that will take over the former Performance Auto Mall location. Read more:


Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen reopens to fanfare after fire (WNCN)

Just like the flour they use in their biscuits Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen is self rising. Read more:


North Carolina's first Chase bank location to open in Chapel Hill this week (ABC11)

Chase will open its first North Carolina branch in Chapel Hill on Franklin Street this week. Read more:


Home Away From Home (UNC)

Where Carolina’s borders end, the town of Chapel Hill — a vibrant, welcoming community of 59,000 people — continues. Read more:


Franklin Street Restaurant Closing, New Concept Set to Open at University Place (WCHL)

A restaurant at a prominent Franklin Street location has closed its doors and a new concept is reportedly set to open at University Place mall in Chapel Hill. Read more:


‘I am astonished’: Chapel Hill pastor could face 3 years in jail for selling $24 million in fake Cartier bracelets (CBS17)

The Chapel Hill pastor arrested for selling millions of dollars worth of fake Cartier bracelets made his first appearance before an Orange County judge on Monday. Read more:


Chapel Hill pastor arrested with $24 million in fake Cartier jewelry, investigators say (The Herald Sun)

A Chapel Hill pastor is facing charges after being found with thousands of fake designer bracelets valued at $24.4 million — the state’s largest single seizure since 2004, according to the N.C. Secretary of State’s office. Read more:


Chapel Hill pastor charged after cache of $24 million in counterfeit Cartier bracelets found (ABC11)

A Chapel Hill pastor was arrested Friday after a cache of more than 3,200 counterfeit Cartier bracelets was found at the church where he works. Read more:$24m-in-counterfeit-cartier-bracelets-found-chapel-hill-pastor-charged/5438737/


Chapel Hill pastor nabbed with $24 million in fake Cartier bracelets, officials say (CBS17)

A Chapel Hill pastor was arrested Friday after authorities discovered a cache of more than 3,200 counterfeit bracelets, according to the North Carolina Secretary of State’s Office. Read more:


Chapel Hill pastor arrested; fake Cartier jewelry seized (AP)

A North Carolina pastor has been arrested after authorities say they found more than 3,000 fake Cartier bracelets in a Chapel Hill church. Read more:


Chapel Hill's Blue Hill District adding new businesses (The Herald Sun)

The Living Kitchen is returning to Berkshire Chapel Hill on Elliott Road, along with The Casual Pint, a neighborhood bar and beer market. At Village Plaza, renovations are bringing ETF Fitness, Hollywood Feed and other restaurant and retail spaces. Read more:


Chapel Hill Fire Crews Investigating Gas Leak at Rams Plaza (

Chapel Hill emergency officials are on the scene of a reported gas leak in Rams Plaza on Friday morning. Read more:



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