Town in News

Post Date:09/13/2019 2:08 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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'Charting Our Future' gives Chapel Hill residents chance to look into future (WRAL)

What will Chapel Hill look like in the next 30 years? That’s what town representatives want to know from residents. Read more:


Chapel Hill: Sustainability (WCHL)

Chapel Hill sustainability director John Richardson joins Aaron to discuss the town’s current and future plans – which include economic development as well as environmental policies. Read more:


Chapel Hill Police Asking for Help Locating Sexual Assault Suspect (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred early Friday morning. Read more:


A year later, North Carolina is still recovering from Hurricane Florence (The Daily Tar Heel)

One year ago, Hurricane Florence made landfall, leaving behind record-setting damage in the Carolinas. Read more:


Why do bad things happen to good emus? Beloved Orange County bird dies (The Daily Tar Heel)

Orange County's most famous wild animal died Thursday. Read more:


Well Said: A morning to reflect on the 9/11 attacks (UNC-Chapel Hill)

On this week’s episode, Carolina alumnus and current Town of Chapel Hill fire Chief Matt Sullivan reflects on his service in New York City following the Sept. 11th attacks. Read more:


Chapel Hill ranked as best college town in North Carolina (CBS17)

There’s usually a ton of energy abuzz when stepping into a college town. Read more:


Concept Plan Calls for Major Development at University Place in Chapel Hill (WCHL)

A concept plan has been submitted that would bring about major redevelopment to University Place mall in Chapel Hill. Read more:


Big changes planned for University Place in Chapel Hill. Housing, high-rises possible (The Herald Sun)

Ram Realty wants to completely transform the town’s 1970s-era University Place mall. Read more:


Transit alternatives fill gap left by abandoned light rail project (The Daily Tar Heel)

Hop on to the North-South Bus Rapid Transit line from Eubanks Road to Southern Village, take the Wake-Durham commuter rail, try GoTriangle Electric Buses or bike from your apartment to campus. Read more:


The Ultimate Chapel Hill Fall Arts Checklist (Chapel Hill Magazine)

Watch giant puppets come to life as Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s 20th annual summer show, “We Are Here,” continues into September at the Forest Theatre. Sept. 1-2, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29; Read more:


Chapel Hill, Kramden Institute Collecting Old Electronics Saturday (WCHL)

The Town of Chapel Hill has partnered with Kramden Institute to hold a collection of old electronics, creating an easier way to dispose of them. Read more:


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