Town in News
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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Do you look both ways? How Chapel Hill and Carrboro try to promote pedestrian safety (The Daily Tar Heel)
“Whether it’s adding bike lanes or adding bollards in specific areas like Rosemary Street to reduce the number of cars that park in the bike lane, items like that continue to improve safety among all travelers and the communication between travelers," Northam said. Read more: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/10/pedestrian-safety-1025
The state's largest organ donation organization is moving to Chapel Hill (The Daily Tar Heel)
Carolina Donor Services, the largest organ and tissue donation organization in the state, said it will move its headquarters from Durham to Chapel Hill. Read more: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/10/donor-hq-1025
"Cash Crop!" Slave Exhibit Opens in Chapel Hill (Spectrum)
It's a stone cold look into America's dark past. The "Cash Crop!" exhibit opened this week in Chapel Hill. Read more: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2019/10/24/-cash-crop---slave-exhibit-opens-in-chapel-hill
All Up In Your Business: Chicken, cider and Franklin Street closings (The Daily Tar Heel)
Franklin Street will see some changes soon, as two businesses close their doors and a new restaurant is on the way. Read more: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/10/auiyb-dames-cider-1023
Pedestrian Suffers Minor Injuries After Being Struck by Chapel Hill Transit Bus (WCHL)
A pedestrian was struck by a Chapel Hill Transit bus near the Carolina Inn on Tuesday afternoon. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/safety/pedestrian-suffers-minor-injuries-after-being-struck-by-chapel-hill-transit-bus
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Chapel Hill Then and Now (Triangle on the Cheap)
There will be a Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, on Monday, October 28th, 2019, from 6 pm. to 8 p.m. Read more: https://triangleonthecheap.com/wikipedia-edit-a-thon-chapel-hill-then-and-now/
Dame’s Chicken & Waffles will try something new when it opens in Chapel Hill (The News & Observer)
For a different town, expect a different sort of Dame’s Chicken & Waffles. Read more: https://www.newsobserver.com/living/food-drink/article236483323.html
Healthcare innovation thrives in Chapel Hill with help from UNC (WRAL)
Chapel Hill's unique combination of one of the nation's top healthcare systems, the university's medical teaching institutions and the proximity to the Research Triangle Park has drawn national attention and acclaim to the town for decades. Read more: https://www.wral.com/healthcare-innovation-thrives-in-chapel-hill-with-help-from-unc/18682543/
‘Like someone I know.’ Chapel Hill art show marks arrival of first enslaved Africans (The News & Observer)
Fifteen ashen figures stand with their eyes downcast, their wrists shackled. Read more: https://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article236450633.html